xml:space="preserve">

The Triple-A Norfolk Tides lost to the Louisville Bats, and the Double-A Bowie Baysox defeated the Reading Phillies.

The Single-A Frederick Keys fell to the Winston-Salem Dash, and the Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds were blanked by the Lake County Captains.

Advertisement

Tides manager Gary Allenson will serve as a coach for the International League All-Stars during the Triple-A All-Star Game in Portland, Ore., on July 15. He has managed Norfolk since 2007.

Before today's game, the Shorebirds added left-handed pitcher Nathan Moreau to their active roster. In order to make room for Moreau, who started tonight's game against Lake County, Delmarva transferred right-hander Oliver Drake to the short-season Single-A Aberdeen IronBirds.

Norfolk Tides (AAA)

Score: Louisville Bats 6, Norfolk Tides 2 (Box score)

Recap: Starting pitcher Jake Arrieta (0-2) gave up five runs and seven hits in 4 2/3 innings, and the Tides lost, 6-2, to Louisville. The 23-year-old right-hander collected seven batters and issued two walks.

Norfolk right fielder Jeff Fiorentino and catcher Chad Moeller each collected two hits and a run scored, and first baseman Jolbert Cabrera added two hits.

Second baseman Melvin Dorta was 1-for-3 with an RBI for the Tides, and Steve Torrealba had a pinch-hit RBI single.Bowie Baysox (AA)

Score: Bowie Baysox 4, Reading Phillies 1 (Box score)

Recap: In his Double-A debut, starting pitcher Brian Matusz (1-0) shined, and the Baysox cruised to a 4-1 win over Reading at Prince George's Stadium.

The 22-year-old left-hander struck out 10 batters and issued one walk in six innings. Matusz gave up one unearned run and three hits.

Bowie catcher Adam Donachie was 2-for-2 with a home run and three RBIs, while second baseman Miguel Abreu added two doubles and an RBI.

First baseman Brandon Snyder hit a triple for the Baysox, and third baseman Mike Costanzo collected a double and a run scored.

Baysox relief pitcher Ryohei Tanaka tossed two scoreless innings to earn his second save of the season. The 26-year-old right-hander hasn't allowed a run in six innings so far in 2009.

Frederick Keys (A)

Score: Winston-Salem Dash 8, Frederick Keys 7 (Box score)

Recap: Catcher Wally Crancer was 3-for-4 with a home run, two RBIs and two runs scored, but the Keys suffered an 8-7 loss to Winston-Salem.

Frederick starting pitcher Pedro Beato allowed four runs (three earned) and six hits in five innings, but he didn't factor in the decision. The 22-year-old right-hander struck out four batters and issued one walk.

Advertisement

Designated hitter Billy Killian was 1-for-4 with two RBIs for the Keys, and center fielder Matt Angle added his 19th stolen base of the season and an RBI.

Keys relief pitcher Jake Stevens (2-3) gave up one run and four hits in one inning.

Delmarva Shorebirds (A)

Score: Lake County Captains 3, Delmarva Shorebirds 0 (Box score)

Recap: Starting pitcher Nathan Moreau (1-2) pitched well, but the Shorebirds managed only two hits in a 3-0 loss to Lake County.

The 22-year-old left-hander allowed one run and five hits in 6 2/3 innings. Moreau collected eight strikeouts and walked two batters.

Delmarva shortstop Greg Miclat and right fielder Ronnie Welty each collected a single.

Relief pitcher Eddie Gamboa allowed two runs and two hits in 1 1/3 innings for the Shorebirds, and Brandon Cooney retired all three batters he faced.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement