Starting pitcher Kenny Moreland (4-1) survived a rocky start to throw seven innings for the IronBirds. The 23-year-old right-hander allowed two runs and seven hits, while striking out six batters in the win.
In his first action since returning from the disabled list, IronBirds center fielder Steve Bumbry didn't show any signs that the hamstring injury was still bothering him. The 21-year-old outfielder hit a triple and made two outfield assists in the game.
Bluefield Orioles (Rookie)
Score: Johnson City Cardinals 13, Bluefield Orioles 1 (Box score)
Recap: Johnson City scored six runs in each of the final two innings to turn a tie game into a 13-1 rout over Bluefield at Bowen Field.
Orioles starting pitcher Jesse Beal only allowed one unearned run and four hits in seven innings before turning the game over to the bullpen. The 19-year-old right-hander struck out two batters and didn't walk anyone.