Two Norfolk players, OF Julio Borbon and OF Quintin Berry, rank in the top eight in the International League in stolen bases. Borbon, who is hitting .291, has 30 steals through Friday, and Berry, who is batting .287, has 23. … OF Dariel Alvarez has hits in 17 of 20 games in August through Friday, and an 11-game hitting streak in which he's hit .381 and raised his season average to .294. … RHP Mike Wright carried a no-hitter into the ninth inning, and struck out 11 while lowering his ERA to 4.83.
Today: at Charlotte, 5:05 p.m.
Monday: at Charlotte, 7:05 p.m.
Tuesday: vs. Charlotte, 7:05 p.m.
Wednesday: vs. Charlotte, 12:05 p.m.
Thursday: vs. Durham, 7:05 p.m.
Friday: vs. Durham, 5:05 p.m. (DH)
Saturday: vs. Durham, 7:05 p.m.
Bowie (66-65) remains 5.5 games out of a playoff spot, with 13 games remaining as of Saturday. … RHP Branden Kline made his Double-A debut Wednesday, and allowed one earned run on three hits in five innings, though he took the loss as Bowie couldn't muster a run in an 8-0 loss to Reading. … LHP Zach Davies had a streak of five straight wins snapped Friday with a loss to Richmond, when he allowed two runs in 5 1/3 innings. Davies has a 2.23 ERA and 60 strikeouts in his last 10 starts.
Sunday: at Richmond, 1:35 p.m.
Monday: at Erie, 7:05 p.m.
Tuesday: at Erie, 5:05 p.m. (DH)
Wednesday: at Erie, 7:05 p.m.
Thursday: at Erie, 7:05 p.m.
Friday: vs. Altoona, 6:35 p.m.
Saturday: vs. Altoona, 6:35 p.m.
Frederick is in last place in the Carolina League's Northern Division, but is just 2.5 games out of a playoff spot with 12 games left, including Saturday's. … RHP Mark Blackmar, who starts Saturday, has allowed four earned runs in his six previous starts (38 2/3 innings), a stretch that has lowered his ERA from 3.76 to 3.02. His 3.02 ERA leads all Keys starters. … RHP Jimmy Yacabonis, who was dominant in Low Class-A Delmarva, has a 7.71 ERA in 14 appearances for Frederick through Friday's game.
Sunday: at Potomac, 6:05 p.m.
Monday: at Potomac, 7:05 p.m.
Tuesday: vs. Salem, 7 p.m.
Wednesday: vs. Salem, 5 p.m. (DH)
Thursday: vs. Salem, 7 p.m.
Friday: vs. Salem, 7 p.m.
Saturday: vs. Potomac, 6 p.m.
3B Drew Dosch, who entered Saturday's game second on the team with a .320 batting average among qualifying players, has a franchise-record 156 hits. He broke the record previously set by Shorebirds manager Ryan Minor in 1997. … LHP Bennett Parry made his fourth start since returning to the Shorebirds Friday, and struck out a career-high 10 batters in a 3-0 loss to Asheville. Parry has a 2.76 ERA in 15 total appearances for Delmarva. … The Shorebirds, who were 25-36 after Friday's loss, are eliminated from playoff contention.
Sunday: vs. Asheville, 5:05 p.m.
Tuesday: at Greensboro, 7 p.m.
Wednesday: at Greensboro, 4 p.m.
Thursday: at Greensboro, 7 p.m.
Friday: vs. Hickory, 7:05 p.m.
Saturday: vs. Hickory, 7:05 p.m.
OF Jamill Moquette tied IF Hector Veloz for the team lead with his sixth home run Thursday against Hudson Valley. Moquette, a 2014 32nd-round draft pick, is batting just .194 through Friday's game, while Veloz entered Saturday's game batting .241. … 2014 11th-round pick LHP John Means has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five straight starts, including a win Friday, when he struck out five and allowed two runs on five hits against Lowell. … RHP David Hess, who had a 3.20 ERA in eight appearances for Aberdeen, was promoted Thursday to Delmarva.
Sunday: vs. Lowell, 2:35 p.m.
Monday: at Hudson Valley, 7:05 p.m.
Tuesday: at Hudson Valley, 7:05 p.m.
Wednesday: at Hudson Valley, 7:05 p.m.
Thursday: at Lowell, 7:05 p.m.
Friday: at Lowell, 7:05 p.m.
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