Today's game recaps -- June 7

The Triple-A Norfolk Tides lost again to the Toledo Mud Hens, but the Double-A Bowie Baysox swept a doubleheader from the Erie SeaWolves.

The Single-A Frederick Keys beat the Salem Red Sox. In case you missed it, I provided live updates from the Keys' 6-1 victory at Harry Grove Stadium.

Norfolk Tides (AAA)

Score: Toledo Mud Hens 4, Norfolk Tides 1 (Box score)

Recap: Starting pitcher Chris Tillman (5-2) struck out seven batters in five innings, but it wasn't enough in the Tides' 4-1 loss to Toledo. The 21-year-old right-hander allowed three runs and four hits, and he lost for the second straight start.


Norfolk right fielder Jeff Fiorentino was 1-for-4 with an RBI double, and designated hitter Robby Hammock also hit a double.

Left fielder Justin Christian picked up his 15th stolen base of the season, and he scored the only run for Norfolk.

Tides relief pitchers Kam Mickolio and Jim Miller each tossed a scoreless inning, while Andy Mitchell gave up one run in two innings.Bowie Baysox (AA)

Game 1 score: Bowie Baysox 1, Erie SeaWolves 0, 7 innings (Box score)

Game 1 recap: In a classic pitchers' duel, the Baysox outshined Erie, 1-0, at Prince George's Stadium in the first game of the doubleheader.

Bowie starting pitcher Jake Arrieta (6-3) allowed three hits in seven scoreless innings to pick up the complete-game victory over the SeaWolves. The 23-year-old right-hander struck out five batters, and he didn't walk anyone.

Center fielder Jonathan Tucker was 1-for-3 with an RBI double for the Baysox, and first baseman Brandon Snyder added a double.

SeaWolves starting pitcher Jon Kibler (2-4), a Calvert Hall graduate, was equally impressive in his complete game. The 22-year-old left-hander gave up one run and three hits in six innings.

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

Game 2 recap: Snyder was 1-for-3 with a two-run home run, and the Baysox earned a 5-2 victory over Erie in the second game.

Bowie right fielder Ambiorix Concepcion also hit a two-run home run.

Starting pitcher Pat Egan (1-0) allowed two runs and five hits in five innings for the Baysox. The 24-year-old right-hander struck out six batters and issued one walk.

Japanese right-hander Ryohei Tanaka made his debut for Bowie, and he tossed two scoreless innings to pick up his first save of the season. The 26-year-old relief pitcher allowed two hits and collected one strikeout.

Frederick Keys (A)

Score: Frederick Keys 6, Salem Red Sox 1 (Box score)

Recap: Center fielder Matt Angle was 4-for-4 with a walk and a run scored in the Keys' 6-1 win over Salem.

"I'm just finding some holes now," Angle said. "I had an infield hit and a bunt single, just had the ball bounce my way today."

"He puts the ball in play," Keys manager Richie Hebner said about Angle's performance. "He's probably the best leadoff hitter in the [Carolina League]."

Frederick starting pitcher Zach Britton (3-2) allowed one unearned run and two hits in six innings. The 21-year-old left-hander walked three batters and collected three strikeouts.

"I pretty much just attacked the zone," Britton said. "Even on the walks, I attacked the zone and just missed a little bit with the sinker."

Britton recorded 13 outs on ground balls in today's game, and that's how he has been successful in the past.

"When he pitches, you better have good defense in the infield," Hebner said. "You're going to get a lot of ground balls."

Keys second baseman Bobby Stevens and designated hitter Robbie Widlansky each added two hits.

Frederick first baseman Brandon Waring was 1-for-4 with three RBIs, and shortstop Pedro Florimon Jr. and catcher Caleb Joseph added one RBI each.

Relief pitcher Jake Stevens tossed two scoreless innings for the Keys, and Brian Parker walked one batter in one scoreless frame.

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