Game 1 recap: Starting pitcher Brian Matusz (3-0) continues to shine with the Baysox.
The 22-year-old left-hander tossed a complete game, and Bowie topped Akron, 3-0, in the first game of the doubleheader at Prince George's Stadium. Matusz scattered four hits, and he struck out six batters and issued two walks.
In three games for the Baysox, Matusz has allowed two runs (one earned) and 10 hits in 18 1/3 innings. He has 21 strikeouts and six walks during that span.
Baysox third baseman Mike Costanzo and second baseman Miguel Abreu each collected an RBI double, while first baseman Eric Crozier added an RBI triple.
Game 2 recap: Abreu was 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored, but he committed two errors and the Baysox dropped the nightcap, 3-2, to Akron.
Bowie first baseman Adam Donachie and Costanzo each collected an RBI, and outfielder Jonathan Tucker added a single, two stolen bases and a run scored.
Baysox starting pitcher Fredy Deza (3-3) allowed three runs and six hits in 4 2/3 innings. The 26-year-old right-hander walked one batter and gave up one home run.
Relief pitcher Luis Lebron, who was recalled from Frederick before the game, tossed a scoreless inning in his debut for the Baysox. The 24-year-old right-hander struck out two of the three batters he faced.
Frederick Keys (A)
Score: Frederick Keys 2, Potomac Nationals 0 (Box score)
Recap: Second baseman Ryan Adams was 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored in the Keys' 2-0 victory over Potomac.
Frederick starting pitcher Nathan Nery (2-3) gave up just one hit in six scoreless innings. The 23-year-old left-hander struck out five batters and issued four walks.
Keys center fielder Matt Angle was 2-for-3 with a walk, a stolen base and a run scored, and catcher Caleb Joseph added two hits.
Relief pitcher Pat Egan didn't allow any hits in three innings to pick up his first save since being promoted to the Keys last month.
Recap: Starting pitcher Tyler Sexton (1-2) gave up three runs (two earned) and three hits in 4 2/3 innings during the IronBirds' 8-2 loss to Oneonta at Ripken Stadium. The 23-year-old left-hander issued four walks and struck out two batters.
Aberdeen third baseman Tom Edwards and left fielder Lance West each hit a triple, while Tom Baxter and Mike Gioioso both added a double in the game.
First baseman Tyler Townsend, the Orioles' third-round pick in this year's MLB draft, was 0-for-3 with a walk and three strikeouts for Aberdeen.
Relief pitcher Jose Barajas continues to struggle for the IronBirds. The 21-year-old right-hander allowed four runs (two earned) and two hits in 1 1/3 innings.