Minor league game recaps -- Aug. 30

Single-A Frederick first baseman Tyler Townsend was selected as the Carolina League Player of the week for Aug. 23-29 after going 8-for-20 with three doubles, two home runs and seven RBIs during that span.

Norfolk Tides (AAA)

Score: Gwinnett Braves 4, Norfolk Tides 0 (Box score)


Recap: The Tides only collected two doubles in a 4-0 loss to Gwinnett.

Norfolk left fielder Nolan Reimold and shortstop Robert Andino each hit an extra-base hit, while Andino committed his 31st error of the season.


Tides starting pitcher Zach Britton (3-4) gave up four runs (one earned) and six hits in five innings. He struck out three batters and issued two walks, throwing 50 of his 83 pitches for strikes.Bowie Baysox (AA)


Score: Bowie Baysox 2, Altoona Curve 0 (Box score)

Recap: Starting pitcher Eddie Gamboa (7-5) tossed 6 1/3 scoreless innings as the Baysox notched a 2-0 victory over Altoona at Prince George's Stadium.

Gamboa collected six strikeouts, allowed five hits and walked two batters in the win.

Baysox third baseman Ryan Adams and designated hitter Joel Guzman each contributed an RBI, while second baseman Carlos Rojas added a double and a run scored.

Relief pitcher Jose Diaz tossed a scoreless ninth to earn his third save for Bowie.

Delmarva Shorebirds (A)

Score: Delmarva Shorebirds 5, Kannapolis Intimidators 4 (Box score)

Recap: Shortstop Garabez Rosa hit his fifth home run of the season as the Shorebirds grabbed a 5-4 victory over Kannapolis at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium.

Delmarva catcher Austin Rauch contributed a double, two RBIs and a run scored, while right fielder Michael Planeta and first baseman Tyler Stampone each added an RBI.

Shorebirds starting pitcher Brent Allar gave up four runs (three earned) and four hits in seven innings, while relief pitcher T.R. Keating (2-1) tossed two scoreless frames.

Aberdeen IronBirds (A)

Score: Vermont Lake Monsters 11, Aberdeen IronBirds 5 (Box score)

Recap: As I'm sure you're aware, Orioles first-round draft pick Manny Machado was promoted from the Rookie-level GCL Orioles and made his debut with the IronBirds in an 11-5 loss to Vermont at Ripken Stadium.

Machado was 1-for-3 in his first game with Aberdeen.


IronBirds left fielder Kipp Schutz was 2-for-4 with an RBI and three runs scored, while first baseman David Anderson added two hits and three RBIs.

Aberdeen starting pitcher Justin Anderson (4-5) allowed three runs and six hits in three innings, while relief pitcher Jason Gurka was touched up for seven runs, four hits and three walks in 1 2/3 innings.

Second baseman Mychal Givens was 2-for-4 with a run scored for Aberdeen.

Bluefield Orioles (Rookie)

Score: Bluefield Orioles 6, Johnson City Cardinals 1 (Box score)

Recap: Shortstop Jonathan Schoop was 4-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored as the Orioles cruised to a 6-1 victory over Johnson City.

Bluefield second baseman Moises Ciriaco contributed three hits, including a double, while third baseman Brad Decater added a pair of doubles, an RBI and a run scored.

Orioles starting pitcher Jarret Martin (3-5) struck out eight batters in five scoreless innings. He gave up two hits and issued three walks in the win.

Center fielder Brenden Webb was 2-for-5 with a triple for Bluefield.

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