Today's game recaps -- May 22

The Triple-A Norfolk Tides beat the Rochester Red Wings, but the Double-A Bowie Baysox lost on the road against the Harrisburg Senators.

The Single-A Frederick Keys swept both games of their doubleheader against the Kinston Indians, and the Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds defeated the Kannapolis Intimidators.

Norfolk Tides (AAA)

Score: Norfolk Tides 4, Rochester Red Wings 3 (Box score)

Recap: If it was his last appearance for the Tides, starting pitcher David Hernandez sure knows how to go out in style.


The 24-year-old right-hander struck out 14 batters in 7 1/3 innings. Hernandez only allowed three unearned runs and three hits, but he didn't factor in the decision. He didn't walk any hitters in the game. After tonight's outing, Hernandez ranks second in the International League with 60 strikeouts.

Norfolk designated hitter Robby Hammock was 2-for-4 with a solo home run and two runs scored. Catcher Matt Wieters collected two hits, one RBI and one run scored, while infielder Jolbert Cabrera added two hits and one RBI.

Tides relief pitcher Jim Miller (1-1) suffered a blown save, but he wasn't charged with any runs in 1 1/3 innings. He struck out two batters and issued one walk in Norfolk's win.Bowie Baysox (AA)

Score: Harrisburg Senators 3, Bowie Baysox 2 (Box score)

Recap: Starting pitcher Jake Arrieta (4-2) collected nine strikeouts, but he suffered the loss after allowing three runs in the first inning. The 23-year-old right-hander gave up six hits and one walk in six innings during Bowie's 3-2 loss to the Senators.

Baysox center fielder Dave Krynzel led the team with two hits and an RBI, and catcher Adam Donachie also added an RBI.

Right fielder Ambiorix Concepcion and shortstop Brandon Pinckney each collected two hits for Bowie.

Baysox relief pitcher Chad Thall tossed two scoreless innings.

Frederick Keys (A)

Game 1 score: Frederick Keys 9, Kinston Indians 4 (Box score)

Game 1 recap: Designated hitter Billy Rowell and third baseman Tyler Henson each picked up a home run and two RBIs in the Keys' 9-4 victory over Kinston in the completion of the suspended game between the two teams.

Frederick catcher Wally Crancer added two hits and two RBIs, and left fielder David Cash also had two RBIs. Shortstop Pedro Florimon Jr. was 1-for-1 with three walks, an RBI and a run scored for the Keys.

Left-hander Zach Britton (2-1) allowed three runs and five hits in five innings, but he picked up his second consecutive victory. Relief pitcher Andrew Barb tossed four scoreless innings to earn his first save of the season.

In the game, Henson committed his 12th error, and Florimon made his 10th defensive miscue of the season.


Game 2 score: Frederick Keys 5, Kinston Indians 4, 7 innings (Box score)

Game 2 recap: The Keys scored four runs in the first inning and held on for a 5-4 win over Kinston in the second game.

Rowell was 1-for-2 with a double and two RBIs, and first baseman Brandon Waring was 2-for-3 with a run scored for Frederick. Florimon and center fielder Matt Angle were each 2-for-4 with a run scored for the Keys.

Frederick designated hitter Robbie Widlansky had one hit and one RBI in his season debut. Henson was 1-for-4 with an RBI, and he committed his 13th error of the season.

Keys relief pitcher Jake Stevens (2-0) didn't allow a hit in 3 1/3 innings, and he earned the victory. He struck out five batters and issued one walk.

Delmarva Shorebirds (A)

Score: Delmarva Shorebirds 6, Kannapolis Intimidators 2 (Box score)

Recap: Right fielder Ronnie Welty hit two home runs -- a solo shot and a two-run blast -- and the Shorebirds cruised to a 6-2 win over Kannapolis.

Delmarva second baseman LJ Hoes was 2-for-4 with two RBIs, and center fielder Xavier Avery also collected a single and a run scored.

Shorebirds starting pitcher Cole McCurry (3-2) picked up the victory after allowing one unearned run and three hits in seven innings. The 23-year-old left-hander collected four strikeouts and walked one batter. Relief pitcher Eddie Gamboa recorded the final four outs to earn his first save of the season for Delmarva.

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