The Triple-A Norfolk Tides fell to the Syracuse Chiefs, and the Double-A Bowie Baysox dropped a close decision to the Richmond Flying Squirrels. The Single-A Frederick Keys beat the Salem Red Sox, but the Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds lost to the Charleston RiverDogs.
The Baysox placed outfielder Danny Figueroa on the disabled list earlier today, retroactive to May 8. In his place, the team added catcher Steven Lerud.
In nine games with Norfolk earlier this year, Lerud batted .095 (2-for-21) with two RBIs.
Recap: Starting pitcher Jake Arrieta held Syracuse to three runs (two earned) and four hits in seven innings, but the Tides suffered a 4-3 loss. Arrieta collected six strikeouts, issued five walks and hit a batter.
Recap: Second baseman Tyler Kelly was 2-for-5 with a double and two RBIs, but the Shorebirds were edged, 4-3, by Charleston at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium.
Delmarva left fielder Michael Planeta contributed an RBI, while center fielder Steve Bumbry and first baseman Tyler Stampone each added two hits.
Shorebirds starting pitcher Ryan Berry (0-2) gave up four runs (two earned) and six hits in five innings. The 21-year-old right-hander struck out three hitters, issued two walks and threw a wild pitch.