The Triple-A Norfolk Tides edged the Gwinnett Braves, and the Double-A Bowie Baysox topped the Harrisburg Senators. The Single-A Frederick Keys fell to the Salem Red Sox, and the Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds lost to the Lexington Legends.
Score: Norfolk Tides 4, Gwinnett Braves 3 (Box score)
Recap: First baseman Brandon Snyder was 2-for-3 with a two-run home run as the Tides held off Gwinnett, 4-3, at Harbor Park.
Snyder also picked up two stolen bases in the victory.
Norfolk catcher Michel Hernandez added a solo shot, while left fielder Jeff Salazar was 2-for-4 with an RBI.
Tides starting pitcher Chris George (2-1) allowed two runs and six hits in six innings, while closer Dennis Sarfate earned his seventh save of the season despite giving up one run in the ninth.Bowie Baysox (AA)
Score: Bowie Baysox 7, Harrisburg Senators 1 (Box score)
Recap: The Baysox used 13 hits, including three home runs, to pick up a 7-1 victory over Harrisburg. Six players had at least two hits each.
Bowie first baseman Joel Guzman was 3-for-3 with a two-run home run and two runs scored, while second baseman Ryan Adams also had a two-run shot and two runs scored.
Baysox starting pitcher Zach Britton (6-3) continues to improve at the Double-A level. He struck out six batters while holding the Senators to one run and six hits in six innings.
Britton lowered his ERA to 2.84 in the win.
Designated hitter Robbie Widlansky added a home run and two RBIs, and left fielder Tyler Henson was 2-for-3 with a run scored.
Score: Salem Red Sox 8, Frederick Keys 5 (Box score)
Recap: Second baseman Miguel Abreu hit a three-run home run, but the Keys blew a three-run lead in an 8-5 loss to Salem at Harry Grove Stadium.
Frederick right fielder Ronnie Welty and third baseman Billy Rowell each contributed a double, and catcher Phil Britton added an RBI.
Keys relief pitcher Brett Bordes (1-1) was charged with the loss after allowing one run and one hit in one inning, while starting pitcher Oliver Drake gave up three runs and eight hits in six innings.
Score: Lexington Legends 7, Delmarva Shorebirds 2 (Box score)
Recap: Starting pitcher Matt Hobgood (3-6) gave up four runs (three earned) and seven hits in five innings during the Shorebirds' 7-2 loss to Lexington.
Hobgood issued four walks and hit a batter. He also collected three strikeouts.
Delmarva left fielder Kieron Pope was 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored. He is batting .329 with three home runs and 12 RBIs in 18 games this season.
The Shorebirds committed four errors, including shortstop Garabez Rosa's 22nd defensive miscue of the season. Center fielder Michael Planeta made two errors, and catcher Luis Bernardo also had one.