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The Triple-A Norfolk Tides defeated the Toledo Mud Hens, and the Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds topped the Lake County Captains.

The Double-A Bowie Baysox and Single-A Frederick Keys were idle.

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Norfolk Tides (AAA)

Score: Norfolk Tides 5, Toledo Mud Hens 1 (Box score)

Recap: Starting pitcher Bobby Livingston (1-0) allowed one unearned run and six hits in seven innings, and the Tides snapped a three-game losing streak with a 5-1 win over Toledo.

The 26-year-old left-hander struck out four batters and lowered his ERA to 1.80 since being promoted to Norfolk last month. Livingston hasn't given up an earned run in 14 total innings during his past two starts.

Norfolk center fielder Justin Christian led the offense with a three-run home run, a triple and two runs scored. Left fielder Joey Gathright was 3-for-4 with a run scored, and right fielder Jeff Fiorentino added an RBI triple.

Tides relief pitcher Chris Ray collected two strikeouts in one scoreless inning.Delmarva Shorebirds (A)

Score: Delmarva Shorebirds 8, Lake County Captains 7 (Box score)

Recap: First baseman Joe Mahoney was 3-for-5 with two doubles and three RBIs, and the Shorebirds came back twice to beat Lake County, 8-7.

Delmarva shortstop Greg Miclat added three hits, an RBI and a run scored, while right fielder South Atlantic League All-Star Ronnie Welty was 2-for-5 with two RBIs and two runs scored.

Third baseman Tyler Kolodny hit his fourth home run of the season for the Shorebirds, and designated hitter Elvin Polanco collected two hits.

Shorebirds starting pitcher Rick Zagone, who was also named to the All-Star team earlier today, gave up three runs and four hits in three innings.

Relief pitcher Eddie Gamboa (5-0) picked up the victory after tossing 2 1/3 scoreless innings for Delmarva. The 24-year-old right-hander struck out three batters and gave up one hit.

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