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Minor league game recaps -- April 29

The Triple-A Norfolk Tides fell to the Gwinnett Braves, and the Double-A Bowie Baysox were edged by the Erie SeaWolves this afternoon. The Single-A Frederick Keys lost to the Winston-Salem Dash, while the Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds were beaten by the Asheville Tourists.

Norfolk Tides (AAA)

Score: Gwinnett Braves 6, Norfolk Tides 1 (Box score)

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Recap: Starting pitcher Jake Arrieta (2-1) allowed four runs (three earned), five hits and four walks in six innings during the Tides' 6-1 loss to Gwinnett.

Norfolk left fielder Jeff Salazar collected two hits and a walk, while center fielder Joey Gathright was 0-for-5 with four strikeouts.

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Tides second baseman Justin Turner added a double and a run scored, and third baseman Scott Moore had an RBI single.Bowie Baysox (AA)

Score: Erie SeaWolves 4, Bowie Baysox 3 (Box score)

Recap: Orioles pitcher Koji Uehara tossed one scoreless inning, but the Baysox suffered a 4-3 loss to Erie in the series finale at Prince George's Stadium.

For more details about Uehara's performance, go here and here.

Baysox pitcher Zach Britton (1-2) relieved Uehara, allowing four runs (one earned) and six hits in 5 1/3 innings. The 22-year-old left-hander collected one strikeout, issued two walks and hit a batter.

Shortstop Pedro Florimon hit a double for Bowie, but his eighth error of the season led to three runs by the SeaWolves in the top of the fifth.

Baysox right fielder Paco Figueroa was 3-for-5 with two triples and a run scored, and left fielder Tyler Henson added three hits and an RBI.

Frederick Keys (A)

Score: Winston-Salem Dash 8, Frederick Keys 3 (Box score)

Recap: Third baseman Billy Rowell was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI, but the Keys dropped an 8-3 decision to Winston-Salem.

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Frederick starting pitcher Kenny Moreland (1-1) was charged with seven runs and nine hits in 2 2/3 innings. The 24-year-old right-hander surrendered two home runs in the loss.

Shortstop Bobby Stevens also had an RBI for the Keys.

Delmarva Shorebirds (A)

Score: Asheville Tourists 2, Delmarva Shorebirds 1 (Box score)

Recap: Starting pitcher Ryan Berry held the Tourists to one run and five hits in seven innings, but he didn't factor in the decision in Delmarva's 2-1 loss.

The 21-year-old right-hander struck out eight batters and issued two walks.

Shorebirds relief pitcher Randy Henry (0-1) picked up the loss after allowing one run in the bottom of the eighth. Henry hit Asheville's No. 9 batter, Avery Barnes, and he eventually scored the winning run on an error by Delmarva second baseman Tyler Kelly.

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Kelly, center fielder Michael Planeta and first baseman Tyler Stampone each had a double for Delmarva, and shortstop Garabez Rosa picked up an RBI.


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