The Tides have been red-hot since coming out of the All-Star Break last month, with wins in 13 of 16 games going into Saturday. The Tides have won five series in a row, but still entered Saturday's game seven games behind first-place Durham in the International League South division. … right-hander Mike Wright turned in a second straight strong start in Wednesday's 6-0 win over Toledo, stringing together five scoreless innings while allowing six hits and striking out four. … Right-hander Robert Coello, who joined the team on July 12, allowed a single earned run in nine appearances over 10 2/3 innings.
Sunday: vs. Buffalo, 6:05 p.m.
Monday: vs. Buffalo, 7:05 p.m.
Tuesday: vs. Buffalo, 12:05 p.m.
Thursday: at Gwinnett, 6:35 p.m.
Friday: at Gwinnett, 7:05 p.m.
Saturday: at Gwinnett, 7:05 p.m.
Outfielder Glynn Davis (Northeast) had hits in his first six games for the Baysox after his July 21 promotion, but went hitless in three straight games before collecting two hits Friday in a 9-8 loss to Binghamton. He's batting .400 with a home run and seven RBIs in 10 games. … Outfielder Mike Yastrzemski had an eight-game hitting streak snapped Wednesday against Akron, has hits in all but three of his 16 games for the Baysox and hit his first Double-A home run Thursday against the Mets. … Left-hander Tim Berry finished July with a 2.88 ERA in six starts, with 23 strikeouts and 12 walks for the month.
Sunday: at Binghamton, 6:35 p.m.
Tuesday: vs. Portland, 6:35 p.m.
Wednesday: vs. Portland, 6:35 p.m.
Thursday: vs. Portland, 6:35 p.m.
Friday: at Trenton, 7:05 p.m.
Saturday: at Trenton, 7:05 p.m.
The Keys are 18-22 in the second half, and entered Saturday's action 3.5 games behind first-place Potomac in the Carolina League and 2.5 games out of a playoff spot. … Right-hander Dylan Bundy, who is rehabbing from Tommy John elbow surgery, went 41/3 innings and allowed two runs on five hits with five walks Tuesday, bringing his line with the Keys to 1-2 with a 5.73 ERA. He's walked 13 batters and struck out eight in 22 innings. … Third baseman Jason Esposito finished July with a .354/.373/.556 line with four home runs and 16 RBI in 26 games, raising his season average to .268. The 2011 second-round draft pick is in his second full season in the Carolina League.
Sunday: at Wilmington, 5:05 p.m.
Tuesday: vs. Carolina, 7 p.m.
Wednesday: vs. Carolina, 7 p.m.
Thursday: vs. Carolina, 7 p.m.
Friday: vs. Wilmington, 7 p.m.
Saturday: vs. Wilmington, 6 p.m.
A spate of promotions have weakened a strong Shorebirds team, and the South Atlantic League club enters Saturday's game at 18-24, 8.5 games back in the second-half standings. … Left-hander Luis Gonzalez continued his scoreless streak with six shutout innings in the Shorebirds' 4-0 win over Lakewood Wednesday. Gonzalez struck out seven while extending his shutout streak to 201/3 innings. … Right-hander Hunter Harvey was put on the disabled list Wednesday for the rest of the season with a strained flexor mass in his elbow. He finished his first full season 7-5 with a 3.18 ERA and 106 strikeouts in 872/3 innings.
Sunday: vs. Greensboro, 5:05 p.m.
Monday: vs. Greensboro, 7:05 p.m.
Tuesday: vs. Greensboro, 7:05 p.m.
Thursday: at Lakewood, 7:05 p.m.
Friday: at Lakewood, 7:05 p.m.
Saturday: at Lakewood, 7:05 p.m.
Friday's 5-4 win over State College gave the IronBirds their sixth series win of the year. Aberdeen enters Saturday's game 17-30, a half game below Vermont in the basement of the New York-Penn League. The pitching staff has a 3.37 ERA, fifth in the league, but the team is batting a league-low .226. … Left-hander Stephen Tarpley carried a shutout into the seventh inning Monday, but was charged with a run in the seventh inning of a 1-0 loss to Tri-City. It was the longest outing of the 2013 third-round draft pick's professional career, and he is 1-2 with a 4.67 ERA in eight starts.
Sunday: at Williamsport, 5:05 p.m.
Monday: at Williamsport, 7:05 p.m.
Wednesday: vs. Vermont, 7:05 p.m.
Thursday: vs. Vermont, 7:05 p.m.
Friday: vs. Vermont, 7:05 p.m.
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