Recap: The Tides scored four runs in the first inning and cruised to a 4-2 victory over Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Harbor Park. The two teams were originally scheduled to play a doubleheader, but the second game was canceled due to rain.
Norfolk shortstop Blake Davis was 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs, and first baseman Brandon Snyder added a double, an RBI and a run scored.
Tides starting pitcher Chris Waters gave up one run and two hits in three innings before he was ejected by home plate umpire Al Porter. Manager Gary Allenson was also thrown out of the game.
Relief pitcher Kam Mickolio (3-3) tossed two scoreless innings for the Tides, and closer Alberto Castillo earned his 11th save of the season despite allowing one run in the seventh.Bowie Baysox (AA)
Recap: Third baseman Josh Bell picked up his fourth consecutive multi-hit game as the Baysox fell to New Hampshire, 6-2, at Prince George's Stadium.
The 22-year-old infielder was 2-for-3 with a walk and an RBI. Bell is batting .462 with two home runs and five RBIs in eight games since being acquired from the Los Angeles Dodgers for left-hander George Sherrill.
Bowie catcher Steve Torrealba added an RBI, and left fielder Jonathan Tucker threw out two runners at second base in the loss.
Baysox starting pitcher Tim Bascom (2-6) gave up six runs, six hits and four walks in three innings. The 24-year-old right-hander struck out two batters and threw a wild pitch.
Game 1 recap: Starting pitcher Matt Hobgood earned his first professional victory in the Orioles' 2-0 win over Princeton. The 19-year-old right-hander struck out three batters and allowed two hits in five innings.
Bluefield second baseman Omar Casamayor contributed two RBIs, and shortstop Javier Santana was 2-for-3 with a run scored.
Relief pitcher Andrew Huebner retired all six batters he faced to earn his first save of the season for the Orioles.