Tides starting pitcher Chris Tillman allowed six runs (four earned) and eight hits in 2 2/3 innings, while relief pitcher Frank Mata (4-3) tossed two scoreless frames for the win.
Designated hitter Rhyne Hughes was 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored for Norfolk, and closer Dennis Sarfate earned his 17th save of the season.Bowie Baysox (AA)
Score: Bowie Baysox 8, New Britain Rock Cats 6 (Box score)
Recap: Designated hitter Joel Guzman was 2-for-3 with his 30th home run of the season and four RBIs as the Baysox won, 8-6, over New Britain.
Bowie starting pitcher Steve Johnson was charged with four runs and nine hits in 5 2/3 innings, while relief pitcher Wynn Pelzer (1-0) picked up the victory despite giving up two runs in 1 1/3 innings.
Baysox left fielder Tyler Henson was 1-for-3 with two walks and three runs scored, and first baseman Joe Mahoney added two hits, including a double, and a stolen base.