The Triple-A Norfolk Tides fell to the Buffalo Bisons, while the Double-A Bowie Baysox edged the Erie SeaWolves. The Single-A Frederick Keys lost to the Kinston Indians, and the Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds pounded the Kannapolis Intimidators.
In order to make room for Nolan Reimold in Norfolk, utility player Paco Figueroa was transferred off the roster. Figueroa joined the Tides from Bowie on Wednesday.
Recap: Reimold was 0-for-3 with a walk in his return to Triple-A as the Tides suffered a 5-3 loss to Buffalo.
Norfolk starting pitcher Chris Tillman (3-4) gave up five runs (four earned) and eight hits in six innings. The 22-year-old right-hander allowed two home runs, throwing 68 of his 105 pitches for strikes.