The Triple-A Norfolk Tides came from behind to beat the Toledo Mud Hens, while the Double-A Bowie Baysox failed to rally in a loss to the Reading Phillies. The Single-A Frederick Keys beat the Winston-Salem Dash, and the Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds blanked the Lexington Legends.
Score: Norfolk Tides 6, Toledo Mud Hens 3 (Box score)
Recap: Starting pitcher Brad Bergesen gave up three runs and five hits in 2 2/3 innings, but he didn't factor in the decision in the Tides' 6-3 win over Toledo.
Norfolk relief pitcher Mike Hinckley (1-3) retired all three batters he faced to earn the victory, while closer Dennis Sarfate tossed a scoreless ninth for his ninth save of the season.
Tides left fielder Nolan Reimold was 2-for-5 with a double and two RBIs, while center fielder Matt Angle added two hits, two runs scored and a stolen base.
Second baseman Robert Andino was 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored for the Tides, while right fielder Jeff Salazar and first baseman Brandon Snyder each collected two hits.Bowie Baysox (AA)
Score: Reading Phillies 6, Bowie Baysox 4 (Box score)
Recap: Starting pitcher Steve Johnson (3-4) encountered a lot of difficulty in five innings as the Baysox fell, 6-4, to Reading at Prince George's Stadium.
Johnson allowed six runs, five hits and five walks in the outing. He surrendered a grand slam to Phillies designated hitter Matthew Rizzotti in the third inning.
Baysox left fielder Tyler Henson hit a solo home run, and right fielder Jonathan Tucker was 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored.
Shortstop Carlos Rojas and catcher Caleb Joseph each scored a run for the Baysox in the loss.
Score: Frederick Keys 6, Winston-Salem Dash 3 (Box score)
Recap: Designated hitter Buck Britton was 4-for-5 with two doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored in the Keys' 6-3 win over Winston-Salem.
Frederick catcher Phil Britton contributed a double and a pair of RBIs, while first baseman Jacob Julius and second baseman Miguel Abreu each added a single and a double.
Keys starting pitcher Oliver Drake (2-2) gave up two runs and six hits in 6 2/3 innings. Drake collected three strikeouts, issued one walk and hit a batter.
Third baseman Billy Rowell was 2-for-4 with two runs scored for Frederick.
Score: Delmarva Shorebirds 3, Lexington Legends 0 (Box score)
Recap: Second baseman Tyler Kelly was 3-for-3 with two doubles and an RBI in the Shorebirds' 3-0 victory over Lexington at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium.
Delmarva starting pitcher Nathan Moreau (2-2) blanked the Legends for six innings, allowing four hits and one walk in the outing. Moreau struck out three batters.
Shorebirds first baseman T.J. Baxter was 1-for-3 with two RBIs and a run scored, and shortstop Garabez Rosa contributed two hits and a run scored.
Relief pitcher Josh Dowdy tossed a scoreless ninth to earn his 11th save of the season for the Shorebirds.