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Congratulations to the Bowie Baysox, who scored a 7-1 victory over the Binghamton Mets to clinch their first playoff berth since 1997. They hold a four-game lead in the Southern Division of the Eastern League standings and appear to be on the way to their first-ever division title.

Right-hander Jason Berken (12-3) continues to be very effective. He threw seven shutout innings tonight, giving up three hits, striking out eight and walking none.

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Garrett Olson was not particularly impressive in his first start since he was demoted to Triple-A Norfolk. Olson pitched five innings and gave up five runs (four earned). He struck out five and walked three in a 6-5 loss to Toledo.

The Frederick Keys staged a seventh inning rally to close a six-run gap to just one, but the Salem Avalanche regrouped and scored a 10-5 victory. Starting pitcher Pedro Beato struggled early and got the loss, falling to 4-9 with a 5.78 ERA.

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Rehab update: Reliever Chris Ray (elbow surgery) pitched one inning, giving up two hits and striking out two, for Class-A Aberdeen.

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