Today's game recaps -- May 15

The Triple-A Norfolk Tides completed a four-game sweep against the Syracuse Chiefs on Friday night, while the Double-A Bowie Baysox split a doubleheader with the Erie SeaWolves.

The Single-A Frederick Keys beat the Kinston Indians in extra innings, and the Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds lost again to the West Virginia Power.

Norfolk Tides (AAA)

Score: Norfolk Tides 4, Syracuse Chiefs 2 (Box score)

Recap: Catcher Matt Wieters hit his third home run in two nights to lead the Tides to a 4-2 victory over Syracuse. The 22-year-old prospect was 2-for-3 with a walk and two RBIs for Norfolk.


Tides second baseman Justin Turner also is playing well lately. The 24-year-old infielder was 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs in Norfolk's win. In his past 10 games, Turner is batting .375 with seven RBIs and six runs scored.

Norfolk starting pitcher Jason Berken surrendered a run for the first time since being recalled from the Baysox last month. The 25-year-old right-hander allowed one run and six hits in 4 2/3 innings against Syracuse, but he didn't factor in the decision.

Relief pitcher Andy Mitchell (3-1) earned the victory for the Tides after giving up one unearned run and one hit in 1 1/3 innings. Jim Miller tossed a scoreless inning to pick up his ninth save of the season for Norfolk.Bowie Baysox (AA)

Game 1 score: Erie SeaWolves 12, Bowie Baysox 5, 7 innings (Box score)

Game 1 recap: Starting pitcher John Mariotti (0-1) allowed six runs (five earned) and six hits in 4 1/3 innings, and the Baysox were routed in the first game of the doubleheader, 12-5, by the SeaWolves.

Bowie first baseman Brandon Snyder was 2-for-3 with a home run, three RBIs and two runs scored in the loss. Catcher Guillermo Rodriguez added a solo home run for the Baysox.

Relief pitcher Chad Thall allowed two runs and two hits in two-thirds of an inning for Bowie, and Ryan Rodriguez gave up four runs and six hits in two innings out of the bullpen.

Game 2 score: Bowie Baysox 5, Erie SeaWolves 4, 7 innings (Box score)

Game 2 recap: Designated hitter Joe Nowicki hit a two-run, walkoff home run with one out in the seventh inning to lift the Baysox to a 5-4 victory over Erie in the nightcap at Prince George's Stadium.

For the first time this season, Bowie closer Wilfrido Perez (1-0) allowed a run. In fact, the 24-year-old left-hander gave up a two-run home run to Erie left fielder Maxwell Leon with two outs in the top of the seventh. Still, Perez was credited with the victory after Nowicki's home run in the bottom of the inning.

Bowie second baseman Melvin Dorta was 1-for-1 with two runs scored after entering the game as a pinch runner for Miguel Abreu in the fifth inning. Snyder was 1-for-3 with an RBI for the Baysox.

Baysox starting pitcher Ryan Keefer gave up two runs and five hits in three innings.

Frederick Keys (A)

Score: Frederick Keys 6, Kinston Indians 4, 10 innings (Box score)


Recap: First baseman Brandon Waring led the Keys to a 6-4 victory in 10 innings with two home runs and three RBIs. The 23-year-old infielder is batting .293 with 10 doubles, four home runs and 21 RBIs in 34 games for Frederick this season.

Keys center fielder Matt Angle and third baseman Tyler Henson each added two hits and an RBI. Second baseman Bobby Stevens and catcher Billy Killian also had two hits each for the Frederick, which won for the sixth time in the past seven games.

Starting pitcher Pedro Beato gave up three runs and six hits in six innings for the Keys. Despite a blown save, Frederick relief pitcher Brian Parker (2-0) earned the victory after allowing one run and two hits in two innings. Brett Bordes recorded the final out to record his first save of the season for Frederick.

Delmarva Shorebirds (A)

Score: West Virginia Power 5, Delmarva Shorebirds 4 (Box score)

Recap: With one run already scored and the tying run at third base, the Shorebirds came up short in a 5-4 loss to West Virginia.

Delmarva second baseman LJ Hoes was 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored, and third baseman Tyler Kolodny collected two hits and an RBI.

Shorebirds starting pitcher Rick Zagone (3-3) suffered the loss after giving up five runs and nine hits in 3 2/3 innings. The 22-year-old left-hander collected three strikeouts and walked one batter in the game.

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