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Today's game previews -- September 7

It is the final day of the season for the Orioles' four full-season affiliates.

The Triple-A Norfolk Tides look to finish at .500 with a game against the Durham Bulls, and the Double-A Bowie Baysox face the Harrisburg Senators at Prince George's Stadium.

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The Single-A Frederick Keys take on the Wilmington Blue Rocks, and the Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds host the Lakewood BlueClaws at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium.

Also, according to the Keys, utility player Robbie Widlansky is going to be 10-15 plate appearances short of the 378 required to qualify for the batting title in the Carolina League.

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Since his .345 batting average is so much higher (49 points) than second-place Clint Robinson of Wilmington heading into the final day, however, Widlansky will win the batting title.

When a player is short of the required plate appearances, his batting average is prorated over the rest of the season. Widlansky will still hold the lead in this scenario, according to the team.

The 24-year-old utility player will become the fourth player in Keys history to win the award. Frederick infielder Rick Short was the last player from the team to have the highest batting average in the league when he hit .319 in 1997.

Norfolk Tides (AAA)

Record: (70-71)

Opponent

at Durham Bulls (1:05 p.m.)

Probable pitchers

Norfolk: Chris George (2-1, 3.50 ERA)

Durham: Jason Cromer (7-3, 2.33 ERA)Bowie Baysox (AA)

Record: (73-68)

Opponent

Harrisburg Senators (2:05 p.m.)

Probable pitchers

Bowie: Ryohei Tanaka (4-3, 2.70 ERA)

Harrisburg: TBA

Frederick Keys (A)

Record: (33-36 in the second half, 64-74 overall)

Opponent

at Wilmington Blue Rocks (1:05 p.m.)

Probable pitchers

Frederick: Sean Gleason (4-8, 4.96 ERA)

Wilmington: Alex Caldera (5-10, 4.99 ERA)

Delmarva Shorebirds (A)

Record: (30-36 in the second half, 66-69 overall)

Opponent

Lakewood BlueClaws (6:05 p.m.)

Probable pitchers

Delmarva: Nicholas Haughian (0-1, 4.76 ERA)

Lakewood: TBA

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