The Durham Bulls’ magic number is down to four.

Bulls infielder Chris Richard

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  • Bulls infielder Chris Richard

Chris Richard hit his 15th homer of the season and four teammates had multiple-hit games as the Bulls completed a sweep of their three-game road series with the Charlotte Knights with a 5-1 win.

Aneury Rodriguez (5-5) was the winning pitcher, while Carlos Torres (9-8) took the loss.

Elliot Johnson added a double and single with an RBI for the Bulls.

Alejandro De Aza doubled and singled for Charlotte.

The Bulls will begin a seven-game, two-city series against the Norfolk Tides on the road tonight. The next home game is Aug. 24.

Thursday’s game
Bulls at Norfolk, 7:15 p.m.

Darin Downs (L, 6-1, 4.28) vs. Troy Patton (L, 7-10, 4.79)