The Triple-A Norfolk Tides didn't score against the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees, and the Double-A Bowie Baysox continued their slide against the Richmond Flying Squirrels. The Single-A Frederick Keys topped the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, and the Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds were idle.
Score: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees 4, Norfolk Tides 0 (Box score)
Recap: Starting pitcher Brandon Erbe (0-5) turned in his best performance of the season for the Tides, but they were blanked, 4-0, by Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Erbe gave up one run and three hits in six innings for Norfolk, striking out six batters and issuing three walks. The 22-year-old right-hander threw 60 of his 95 pitches for strikes.
In his latest injury rehabilitation assignment, Orioles relief pitcher Koji Uehara tossed a scoreless frame for the Tides. He allowed one hit and threw seven of his eight pitches for strikes.
The Tides managed only three hits in the loss -- one each by center fielder Corey Patterson, third baseman Josh Bell and shortstop Robert Andino.Bowie Baysox (AA)
Score: Richmond Flying Squirrels 4, Bowie Baysox 1 (Box score)
Recap: Left fielder Tyler Henson collected two hits, including a double, for the Baysox, but it wasn't enough as they were swept by Richmond, 4-1.
Bowie first baseman Joel Guzman was 2-for-4 in the loss, and center fielder Miguel Abreu knocked in the only RBI for the team.
Baysox starting pitcher Ryohei Tanaka (2-2) allowed four runs and five hits in six innings. The 27-year-old struck out four batters and issued one walk.
The Baysox picked up 10 hits, but they were 0-for-6 with runners in scoring position and stranded nine baserunners.
Score: Frederick Keys 8, Myrtle Beach Pelicans 4 (Box score)
Recap: Starting pitcher Nathan Nery (1-2) held Myrtle Beach to two runs and five hits in seven innings as the Keys cruised to an 8-4 victory.
Frederick left fielder Xavier Avery collected four hits, two runs scored and an RBI, while shortstop Greg Miclat was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored.
Keys catcher Wally Crancer was 2-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI, and designated hitter L.J. Hoes scored twice in the game.