Baltimore Sun

Minor league game recaps -- May 10

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.

Norfolk Tides (AAA)

Score: Syracuse Chiefs 4, Norfolk Tides 3 (Box score)


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.

Norfolk right fielder Corey Patterson was 2-for-3 with a triple and two runs scored, while third baseman Scott Moore was 3-for-4 with a triple and a run scored.

Tides first baseman Brandon Snyder added a triple and two RBIs, and second baseman Justin Turner collected two hits.

Relief pitcher Ross Wolf (0-2) gave up one run and two hits in one inning for Norfolk.Bowie Baysox (AA)

Score: Richmond Flying Squirrels 5, Bowie Baysox 4 (Box score)

Recap: Right fielder Miguel Abreu hit a grand slam in the fourth inning, but that was all the offense for the Baysox in a 5-4 loss to Richmond at Prince George's Stadium.

Bowie starting pitcher Steve Johnson only allowed two hits in six scoreless innings, but he didn't factor in the decision. The 22-year-old right-hander struck out six batters and issued four walks.

Baysox relief pitcher Pat Egan (2-1), who has been nearly unhittable this season, was touched up for five runs (four earned), four hits and three walks in three innings.

Lerud hit a double in his first game for Bowie.

Frederick Keys (A)

Score: Frederick Keys 7, Salem Red Sox 2 (Box score)

Recap: Left fielder Kyle Hudson was 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored in the Keys' 7-2 victory over Salem.

Frederick third baseman Billy Rowell collected three RBIs, while right fielder Ronnie Welty and first baseman Joe Mahoney each added two hits and an RBI.

Keys starting pitcher Rick Zagone (1-3) picked up his first win of the season after holding the Red Sox to two runs and four hits in five innings.

Delmarva Shorebirds (A)

Score: Charleston RiverDogs 4, Delmarva Shorebirds 3 (Box score)

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.