Recap: It's going to be an exciting offense to watch this season in Norfolk.
For the second time this month, the Tides didn't allow Durham starting pitcher David Price (1-2) to complete four innings. The 23-year-old left-hander gave up three runs and four hits in 3 1/3 innings today. He struck out five batters and issued four walks.
Left fielder Nolan Reimold was 2-for-4 with two solo home runs in Norfolk's 7-0 victory, including one against Price in the second inning. Norfolk third baseman Scott Moore was 1-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs.
Center fielder Justin Christian collected two hits and an RBI for the Tides, while designated hitter Matt Wieters was 1-for-3 with an RBI double.
Five Norfolk pitchers combined to throw a three-hit shutout.
Jason Berken started the game for the Tides, and he didn't allow any hits in three innings before getting hurt. According to the team, it's a minor groin injury.
Norfolk relief pitcher Andy Mitchell (2-0) gave up three hits in 2 2/3 scoreless innings. Kam Mickolio pitched 1 1/3 innings, while Alberto Castillo and Jim Miller each tossed one scoreless frame.Bowie Baysox (AA)
Recap: Due to last week's rainouts, the Baysox juggled the rotation and started Jake Arrieta (2-0) in today's game instead of Sean Gleason. Arrieta pitched six scoreless innings in Bowie's 8-0 victory over Reading. The 23-year-old right-hander gave up two hits and collected six strikeouts.
As a team, the Baysox collected 16 hits in the win.
Right fielder Ambiorix Concepcion and second baseman Miguel Abreu were each 3-for-5 for Bowie. Abreu also had an RBI and a run scored.
The Keys overcame six errors, including four by shortstop Pedro Florimon Jr. to outlast Potomac, 13-7. The Nationals committed four defensive miscues in the game, but the two teams combined for seven home runs.
Designated hitter Chris Vinyard led the Keys' offense with two home runs and three RBIs. Frederick left fielder David Cash, right fielder Billy Rowell and first baseman Brandon Waring each had three hits.
Vinyard, Waring and Florimon each hit a home run in the sixth inning against Potomac relief pitcher Dan Leatherman, who is a Frederick County native.
Keys starting pitcher Pedro Beato (1-2) earned his first victory of the season after giving up four runs (three earned) and five hits in five innings. The 22-year-old right-hander struck out eight batters, but he also surrendered three home runs.
Florimon's four errors give him eight for the season, while Keys third baseman Tyler Henson committed his ninth defensive miscue in the game. Rowell also made an error in the game, but his batting average climbed to .274 with the three-hit performance.