The Triple-A Norfolk Tides topped the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, while the Double-A Bowie Baysox lost to the Reading Phillies.
The short-season Single-A Aberdeen IronBirds dropped a decision to the Brooklyn Cyclones.
The Rookie-level Bluefield Orioles kicked off their season with a loss to the Pulaski Mariners, and the Rookie-level GCL Orioles pounded the GCL Twins.
The Single-A Frederick Keys and Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds were idle as each of their leagues participated in their respective All-Star contests.
Earlier today, left-handed pitcher Nathan Nery was promoted to the Baysox from Frederick in order to start tonight's game. Also, left-hander Chris George was sent back to Norfolk after spending a day with Bowie.
Norfolk Tides (AAA)
Score: Norfolk Tides 9, Lehigh Valley IronPigs 4 (Box score)
Recap: Left fielder Jeff Salazar was 2-for-5 with a home run, three RBIs and two runs scored in the Tides' 9-4 win over Lehigh Valley at Harbor Park.
Salazar is hitting .279 with 12 home runs and 32 RBIs in 61 games for Norfolk this season.
Tides second baseman Robert Andino added a pair of doubles and two runs scored, while third baseman Josh Bell was 2-for-4 with a double.
Norfolk starting pitcher Tim Bascom (1-2) picked up his first Triple-A victory after holding the IronPigs to two runs and six hits in five-plus innings.
First baseman Nolan Reimold was 0-for-5 with two strikeouts for Norfolk.Bowie Baysox (AA)