Today's game recaps -- September 1

The Triple-A Norfolk Tides split a doubleheader with the Charlotte Knights, and the Double-A Bowie Baysox topped the Binghamton Mets.

The Single-A Frederick Keys were shut down by the Kinston Indians, and the Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds were edged by the Lake County Captains.


The short-season Single-A Aberdeen IronBirds defeated the Tri-City ValleyCats, and the Rookie-level Bluefield Orioles lost to the Burlington Royals.

Norfolk Tides (AAA)

Game 1 score: Charlotte Knights 4, Norfolk Tides 0, 7 innings (Box score)


Game 1 recap: Starting pitcher David Pauley (9-12) tossed a complete game, but the Tides suffered a 4-0 loss to Charlotte in the first game of the doubleheader at Harbor Park.

The 26-year-old right-hander allowed four runs and four hits in seven innings, and he threw 65 of his 93 pitches for strikes. Pauley collected five strikeouts, issued one walk and hit a batter.

Norfolk left fielder Dave Krynzel was 2-for-3 with a stolen base in his debut with the team, and Brandon Snyder was 0-for-3.

Game 2 score: Norfolk Tides 10, Charlotte Knights 0, 7 innings (Box score)

Game 2 recap: Catcher Guillermo Rodriguez was 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs in the Tides' 10-0 victory over Charlotte in the nightcap.

Krynzel contributed two hits, an RBI, a stolen base and two runs scored, and utility player Jonathan Tucker was 2-for-3 with an RBI, a stolen base and a run scored.

Norfolk left fielder Robby Hammock was 1-for-3 with two RBIs and a run scored, and Snyder was 0-for-2 with two walks and two runs scored.

Snyder served as the third baseman in both games of the doubleheader for the Tides.

Tides starting pitcher Andy Mitchell (11-5) only gave up one hit in five scoreless innings, and relief pitcher Zach Clark didn't allow any runs in two innings.Bowie Baysox (AA)

Score: Bowie Baysox 6, Binghamton Mets 1 (Box score)

Recap: First baseman Brandon Waring was 2-for-3 with a three-run home run, a double and five RBIs in his Double-A debut as the Baysox beat Binghamton, 6-1, at Prince George's Stadium.

Bowie center fielder Matt Angle contributed two hits and two runs scored in his first game with the team, and third baseman Josh Bell was 1-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored.

Baysox starting pitcher Steve Johnson (2-2) allowed one run and two hits in six innings. The 21-year-old right-hander struck out eight batters and issued three walks.

Relief pitcher Brian Parker tossed three scoreless innings to pick up his first save of the season in his debut with the Baysox.

Bowie shortstop Pedro Florimon Jr. was 0-for-3 with a walk and a throwing error in his first game at the Double-A level.

Frederick Keys (A)

Score: Kinston Indians 5, Frederick Keys 1 (Box score)

Recap: Shortstop Bobby Stevens was 1-for-3 with a solo home run in the Keys' 5-1 loss to Kinston at Harry Grove Stadium.

Frederick first baseman Joe Mahoney was 2-for-4 with a double in his debut with the team, and left fielder Robbie Widlansky added a double and two walks.

Keys starting pitcher Chorye Spoone (0-1) allowed four runs, three hits and five walks in four innings. The 23-year-old right-hander struck out two batters and threw a wild pitch.

Delmarva Shorebirds (A)

Score: Lake County Captains 5, Delmarva Shorebirds 4 (Box score)

Recap: Right fielder Ronnie Welty contributed an RBI triple in the Shorebirds' 5-4 loss to Lake County at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium.

Delmarva outfielder Kyle Hudson collected two hits, and first baseman Elvin Polanco added a single and an RBI.

Shorebirds starting pitcher Cole McCurry gave up one run and two hits in six innings, but he didn't factor in the decision. The 23-year-old left-hander struck out eight batters and issued four walks.

Relief pitcher Shane Mathews (1-4) allowed two unearned runs, one hit and one walk in one inning for the Shorebirds.

Aberdeen IronBirds (A)

Score: Aberdeen IronBirds 4, Tri-City ValleyCats 3 (Box score)

Recap: Center fielder Steve Bumbry led off the game with a solo home run, and the IronBirds held on for a 4-3 victory over Tri-City.

The 21-year-old outfielder was 2-for-5 and he was also picked off first base during the IronBirds' win. It was Bumbry's second home run of the season and his first since hitting one in his professional debut.

Aberdeen second baseman Michael Mooney was 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored, and shortstop Garabez Rosa added two hits and an RBI.

IronBirds starting pitcher Tyler Sexton walked five batters and allowed one hit in four scoreless innings, while relief pitcher Ashur Tolliver (1-0) earned his first professional victory after tossing three scoreless innings.

Bluefield Orioles (Rookie)

Score: Burlington Royals 7, Bluefield Orioles 6 (Box score)

Recap: First baseman Edinho Meyer was 1-for-4 with a home run, four RBIs and two runs scored in the Orioles' 7-6 loss to Burlington.

Starting pitcher Matt Hobgood (1-2) allowed one run and five hits in five innings for the Orioles. The 19-year-old right-hander struck out three batters and issued one walk.

Hobgood is 1-2 with a 4.73 ERA in eight starts for the Orioles this season. He collected 16 strikeouts and walked eight batters in 26 2/3 innings for Bluefield in 2009.

Bluefield right fielder Jose Kianes contributed a two-run home run, and shortstop Javier Santana added a single, an RBI and a stolen base.

Orioles left fielder Kipp Schutz was 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored, and second baseman Gary Helmick contributed a triple and a run scored.