Today's game recaps -- May 6

Six games were scheduled to be played in the Orioles' minor league system on Wednesday night, but only three actually happened as planned.

The Triple-A Norfolk Tides were supposed to play a single game against the Columbus Clippers, but it was postponed.


The Double-A Bowie Baysox hoped to get in a doubleheader against the Trenton Thunder, but the two teams were only able to play one seven-inning game before the rain forced the postponement of the second matchup.

The Single-A Frederick Keys were rained out against the Winston-Salem Dash, and the Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds split a doubleheader with the West Virginia Power.


The Keys also announced a series of roster moves on Wednesday.

The team activated infielder Ryan Adams, who has been out of action since April 14, from the disabled list. Frederick placed infielder Matthew Tucker on the disabled list with a finger injury.

Right-handed pitcher Andrew Barb and infielder Rodolfo Cardona were added to the Keys' roster from extended spring training, while right-hander Cliff Flagello was placed on the temporary inactive list.

Norfolk Tides (AAA)

The Tides will make up tonight's game against Columbus as part of a doubleheader on Thursday. The first matchup is scheduled to begin at 11:15 a.m., and both meetings are set for seven innings. Chris Tillman will start Game 1, while David Pauley is the probable pitcher in the second game against the Clippers.Bowie Baysox (AA)

Score: Trenton Thunder 10, Bowie Baysox 8, 7 innings (Box score)

Recap: After waiting for three days to pitch as rainouts continued to scramble the schedule, Baysox starter Jake Arrieta (2-1) struggled against Trenton.

The 23-year-old right-hander gave up eight runs (five earned) and seven hits in 3 1/3 innings, and Bowie lost to the Thunder, 10-8, at Prince George's Stadium. Arrieta walked three batters and collected four strikeouts in the game.

Trenton scored three runs in the top of the third inning and added six more in the fourth.

Orioles utility player Ryan Freel was 1-for-3 with an RBI, a stolen base and two runs scored as he continued his rehab assignment in Bowie. First baseman Brandon Snyder was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs, while center fielder Dave Krynzel added a home run and three RBIs for the Baysox.

The second game of the doubleheader was postponed due to rain, and no makeup date was immediately announced. The Baysox and Thunder are already scheduled to play a doubleheader tomorrow with the first game set to begin at 11:05 a.m.

Frederick Keys (A)

The Keys will play a doubleheader against Winston-Salem on Thursday in order to make up tonight's rainout. The two teams will start the first game at 11 a.m. at Harry Grove Stadium in Frederick.

Delmarva Shorebirds (A)

Game 1 score: Delmarva Shorebirds 5, West Virginia Power 1, 7 innings (Box score)

Game 1 recap: Starting pitcher Cole McCurry (2-0) allowed one run and four hits in six innings, and the Shorebirds cruised to a 5-1 victory over West Virginia in the first game of the doubleheader. The 23-year-old left-hander struck out five hitters and issued one walk.


Delmarva second baseman LJ Hoes cleared the bases with a three-run double in the fifth. The Shorebirds scored all five runs in the inning.

Right fielder Ronnie Welty was 2-for-3 with an RBI for the Shorebirds, while left fielder Kyle Hudson added an RBI and a run scored.

Delmarva relief pitcher Brandon Cooney retired all three batters he faced in the seventh inning to close out the win.

Game 2 score: West Virginia Power 8, Delmarva Shorebirds 1, 7 innings (Box score)

Game 2 recap: In the nightcap, West Virginia scored six runs (five earned) in two innings against Shorebirds starting pitcher Colin Allen (0-2). The 22-year-old right-hander allowed five hits and issued two walks in Delmarva's 8-1 loss.

Shorebirds relief pitcher Brent Allar gave up two runs (one earned) in three innings, but he also struck out seven batters. Joe Esposito tossed two scoreless innings for Delmarva.

Shortstop Greg Miclat and center fielder Xavier Avery each collected two hits for the Shorebirds, who committed four errors in the game. Delmarva third baseman Jedidiah Stephen scored the team's only run.

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