The Triple-A Norfolk Tides beat the Charlotte Knights, but the Double-A Bowie Baysox fell to the Akron Aeros.

The Single-A Frederick Keys dropped both games of a doubleheader to the Wilmington Blue Rocks, and the Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds topped the Bowling Green Hot Rods for their sixth consecutive victory.


The short-season Single-A Aberdeen IronBirds blanked the Vermont Lake Monsters.

Orioles first-round draft pick Matt Hobgood debuted for the Rookie-level Bluefield Orioles in a win over the Johnson City Cardinals, while the Rookie-level GCL Orioles lost to the GCL Reds.


Shortstop Jason White was promoted from the Keys to Bowie earlier today.

Norfolk Tides (AAA)

Score: Norfolk Tides 8, Charlotte Knights 5 (Box score)

Recap: First baseman Brandon Snyder was 2-for-3 with a two-run home run and two runs scored in the Tides' 8-5 victory over Charlotte at Harbor Park.

Norfolk starting pitcher Jake Arrieta (3-3) allowed three runs (one earned) and six hits in five innings. The 23-year-old right-hander struck out five batters and issued three walks.

Tides right fielder Melvin Dorta and left fielder Brandon Pinckney each collected three hits, while third baseman Justin Turner was 2-for-3 with a run scored.

Center fielder Jeff Fiorentino added a three-run home run for the Tides.Bowie Baysox (AA)

Score: Akron Aeros 5, Bowie Baysox 3 (Box score)

Recap: Center fielder Danny Figueroa was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and a run scored, but the Baysox lost, 5-3, to Akron.

White collected two hits and two runs scored in his Double-A debut, while Bowie third baseman Jonathan Tucker was 2-for-3. First baseman Eric Crozier added a sacrifice fly for the Baysox.

Bowie starting pitcher Ryohei Tanaka gave up three runs and six hits in four innings. The 26-year-old right-hander walked three batters and collected two strikeouts.

Relief pitcher Jim Hoey (2-3) allowed one run and two hits in 1 2/3 innings for Bowie.

Frederick Keys (A)

Game 1 score: Wilmington Blue Rocks 3, Frederick Keys 1, 7 innings (Box score)

Game 1 recap: The Keys only managed two hits in the first game of the doubleheader against Wilmington starting pitcher Danny Duffy, who pitched a complete game. Frederick lost, 3-1, in seven innings.

Keys starting pitcher Pedro Beato (5-6) gave up three runs (two earned) and six hits in four innings. The 22-year-old right-hander issued four walks, hit two batters and collected two strikeouts.

Frederick designated hitter Bobby Stevens and second baseman Ryan Adams each collected a hit, and right fielder Kraig Binick scored the team's only run.

Game 2 score: Wilmington Blue Rocks 5, Frederick Keys 0 (Box score)

Game 2 recap: Center fielder Matt Angle was 2-for-3 with a double in the Keys' 5-0 loss to Wilmington in the nightcap.

Adams and shortstop Pedro Florimon Jr. each collected a single, but Frederick finished the night with only one run and six hits in the two games.

Keys starting pitcher Nathan Nery (3-4) allowed five runs and nine hits in five innings. The 23-year-old left-hander struck out four batters and issued one walk.

Delmarva Shorebirds (A)

Score: Delmarva Shorebirds 1, Bowling Green Hot Rods 0 (Box score)

Recap: Designated hitter Joe Mahoney knocked in the only run of the game with a solo home run in the third inning during the Shorebirds' 1-0 win over Bowling Green at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium.

Mahoney finished with two hits in the game, while Delmarva first baseman Elvin Polanco and second baseman Buck Britton each added a single.

Shorebirds starting pitcher Nathan Moreau (4-2) allowed three hits in six scoreless innings. The 22-year-old left-hander collected five strikeouts and walked one batter.

Relief pitcher Cliff Flagello tossed two scoreless innings for the Shorebirds, and Brandon Cooney retired the side in order during the ninth innings for his 15th save of the season.

Aberdeen IronBirds (A)

Score: Aberdeen IronBirds 5, Vermont Lake Monsters 0 (Box score)

Recap: Right fielder Jason Rook was 2-for-3 with a solo home run and a double in the IronBirds' 5-0 victory over Vermont at Ripken Stadium.

Aberdeen center fielder Richard D'Oleo collected a triple, two RBIs and a run scored, while designated hitter Levi Carolus and third baseman Tyler Kelly each added two hits.

IronBirds starting pitcher Patrick Kantakevich (1-2) gave up four hits in six scoreless innings. The 22-year-old right-hander collected six strikeouts and walked two batters.

Relief pitcher Scott Mueller tossed three scoreless innings for his second save of the season for Aberdeen.

Bluefield Orioles (Rookie)

Score: Bluefield Orioles 10, Johnson City Cardinals 8 (Box score)

Recap: All eyes were on Hobgood as he made his professional debut for Bluefield.

The 18-year-old right-hander allowed one run and two hits in one inning in the Orioles' 10-8 victory over Johnson City at Bowen Field. Hobgood collected one strikeout, threw a wild pitch and committed an error.

Bluefield shortstop Matthew Tucker was 3-for-3 with a walk and four runs scored in an injury rehabilitation assignment, while first baseman Mike Flacco was 2-for-5 with a double, two RBIs and two runs scored.

Orioles designated hitter Edinho Meyer added a single and two RBIs, and third baseman Corey Thomas was 2-for-4 with a double, a triple, an RBI and a run scored.

Despite allowing two runs and three hits in three innings, Bluefield relief pitcher Robert Holloway (2-1) picked up the win, and Josh Dowdy tossed a scoreless inning for his third save of the season.

GCL Orioles (Rookie)

Score: GCL Reds 11, GCL Orioles 5 (Box score)


Recap: Shortstop Anyi Tejeda was 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in the Orioles' 11-5 loss to the Reds.

Orioles right fielder Grolmann Gonzalez was 1-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored, while designated hitter Paco Figueroa added a single, a walk, a stolen base and a run scored in an injury rehabilitation assignment.

Starting pitcher Angel Cespedes (2-2) gave up four runs and eight hits in five innings for the Orioles. The 19-year-old right-hander issued three walks and struck out one batter.

Orioles relief pitcher Chris Hervey allowed six runs, four hits and three walks in one inning.