Minor league game recaps -- June 2

The Triple-A Norfolk Tides dropped a one-run decision to the Rochester Red Wings, while the Double-A Bowie Baysox beat the Binghamton Mets.

The Single-A Frederick Keys snapped their recent losing streak with a victory over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, and the Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds topped the Greensboro Grasshoppers.

Norfolk Tides (AAA)

Score: Rochester Red Wings 5, Norfolk Tides 4 (Box score)

Recap: Shortstop Robert Andino was 2-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored, but the Tides' ninth-inning rally fell short in a 5-4 loss to Rochester.


Andino also had a stolen base for Norfolk.

Tides second baseman Blake Davis hit a sacrifice fly, while third baseman Josh Bell and catcher Michel Hernandez each added an RBI.

Norfolk starting pitcher Troy Patton (3-7) gave up five runs (four earned) and five hits, including two home runs, in six innings. Patton had three strikeouts, issued two walks and hit a batter.

Designated hitter Jeff Salazar contributed a double for Norfolk.Bowie Baysox (AA)

Score: Bowie Baysox 8, Binghamton Mets 5 (Box score)

Recap: Left fielder Tyler Henson was 2-for-4 with a home run, a double and three RBIs as the Baysox remained hot with an 8-5 win over Binghamton at Prince George's Stadium.

Bowie right fielder Joel Guzman was 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored, while center fielder Jonathan Tucker added two hits, including a double, an RBI and two stolen bases.

Starting pitcher Chorye Spoone (4-5) held the Mets to three runs (two earned), two hits and two walks in six innings for Bowie, and relief pitcher Pat Egan tossed a scoreless ninth for his fourth save of the season.

Baysox first baseman Robbie Widlansky was 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored.

Frederick Keys (A)

Score: Frederick Keys 3, Myrtle Beach Pelicans 2 (Box score)

Recap: Third baseman Billy Rowell was 2-for-4 with an RBI as the Keys edged Myrtle Beach, 3-2, at Harry Grove Stadium.

Frederick first baseman Joe Mahoney contributed a double, a sacrifice fly and a run scored, while shortstop Greg Miclat was 2-for-4 with a run scored.

Keys relief pitcher Jose Diaz (2-0) retired all three batters he faced for the win.

Starting pitcher Rick Zagone allowed two runs and six hits in 5 2/3 innings for the Keys. He struck out four batters and issued one walk.

Delmarva Shorebirds (A)

Score: Delmarva Shorebirds 8, Greensboro Grasshoppers 3 (Box score)

Recap: Center fielder Steve Bumbry was 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored as the Shorebirds won, 8-3, against Greensboro.

Delmarva second baseman Tyler Kelly collected two singles, two RBIs and two runs scored, while left fielder Kieron Pope and right fielder Michael Planeta each added two hits.

Shorebirds starting pitcher Luis Noel (1-2) gave up three runs (two earned) and four hits in five innings. He walked two batters and had seven strikeouts.

First baseman T.J. Baxter hit a solo home run, scored two runs and picked up his 13th stolen base of the season for the Shorebirds.

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