Norfolk starting pitcher Troy Patton (5-8) suffered the loss after being charged with six runs and nine hits in 5 1/3 innings. He collected two strikeouts and walked two batters, throwing 59 of his 91 pitches for strikes.
Third baseman Josh Bell added a double for the Tides.Bowie Baysox (AA)
Game 1 recap: First baseman Tyler Townsend was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI in his return to the lineup, but Delmarva dropped a 5-2 decision to Lakewood in the first game of the doubleheader at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium.
Recap: Second baseman Pedro Rodriguez was 3-for-3 with a run scored as the Orioles won their second straight game, 6-4, over the Rays.
Orioles relief pitcher Michael Gonzalez tossed a scoreless inning during his latest injury rehabilitation assignment, striking out one batter.
Relief pitcher Joshua Goodin (1-0) earned the victory after giving up two runs and four hits in three innings, while right-hander Andy Deain picked up his first save of the season after tossing a scoreless frame.
Orioles right fielder Jose Nivar was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI, and catcher Justin Dalles was 1-for-1 with a double, an RBI and two walks.