Minor league game recaps -- Sept. 3

Norfolk Tides (AAA)

Score: Norfolk Tides 4, Charlotte Knights 2 (Box score)

Recap: First baseman Michael Aubrey hit a two-run home run as the Tides grabbed a 4-2 victory over Charlotte at Harbor Park.


Norfolk outfielder Jeff Salazar was 3-for-4 with an RBI, two stolen bases and a run scored, while second baseman Paco Figueroa and catcher Michel Hernandez each added two hits.

Starting pitcher Troy Patton (8-11) was charged with two runs (one earned) and five hits in 6 2/3 innings for the Tides, while closer Dennis Sarfate tossed a scoreless frame to earn his 20th save of the season.Bowie Baysox (AA)

Score: Bowie Baysox 5, Richmond Flying Squirrels 3 (Box score)


Recap: Right fielder Jonathan Tucker was 1-for-3 with a home run, two RBIs, a stolen base and two runs scored as the Baysox won, 5-3, over Richmond.

Bowie designated hitter Joel Guzman added a double and two RBIs.

Baysox starting pitcher Ryohei Tanaka (8-12) tossed five scoreless frames, and relief pitcher Jose Diaz recorded the final five outs for his fourth save in Double-A.

Frederick Keys (A)

Score: Frederick Keys 10, Kinston Indians 5 (Box score)

Recap: Third baseman Billy Rowell was 3-for-4 with a double, three RBIs and a run scored in the Keys' 10-5 victory over Kinston at Harry Grove Stadium.

Frederick first baseman Tyler Townsend was a home run shy of the cycle, while second baseman L.J. Hoes was 3-for-4 with two RBIs.

Keys starting pitcher Oliver Drake (6-6) gave up four runs and eight hits in six innings. He struck out six batters and issued two walks.

Right fielder Ronnie Welty and center fielder Kyle Hudson each added two hits and two runs scored for Frederick. Hudson also picked up his 39th stolen base of the season, while Welty contributed a double and an RBI.

Delmarva Shorebirds (A)

Score: Augusta GreenJackets 10, Delmarva Shorebirds 3 (Box score)

Recap: Starting pitcher Patrick Kantakevich (0-9) was roughed up for eight runs and 10 hits in 1 1/3 innings as the Shorebirds were pounded, 10-3, by Augusta at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium.

Delmarva first baseman Tyler Stampone was 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored, while left fielder Levi Carolus added a single, triple and a run scored.

Shortstop Garabez Rosa and third baseman Tyler Kelly each added an RBI for the Shorebirds.

Aberdeen IronBirds (A)

Score: Connecticut Tigers 7, Aberdeen IronBirds 6 (Box score)

Recap: For the fourth consecutive game against Connecticut, the IronBirds suffered a one-run loss.

Aberdeen second baseman Mychal Givens hit a solo home run -- his second of the season -- in the team's 7-6 loss to the Tigers at Ripken Stadium.

IronBirds first baseman David Anderson contributed two hits, while left fielder Kipp Schutz added a double, an RBI and a run scored in the defeat.

Starting pitcher Tim Adleman gave up four runs (one earned) and five hits in five innings for Aberdeen, and relief pitcher Ashur Tolliver (0-1) was charged with three runs and four hits in 1 2/3 innings.

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