Minor league game recaps -- April 14
There were a lot of shutouts in the Orioles' minor league system Wednesday.
The Triple-A Norfolk Tides blanked the Charlotte Knights this afternoon, and the Double-A Bowie Baysox swept the Harrisburg Senators.
The Single-A Frederick Keys held the Myrtle Beach Pelicans scoreless, and the Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds topped the Greensboro Grasshoppers this morning.
Norfolk Tides (AAA)
Score: Norfolk Tides 9, Charlotte Knights 0 (Box score)
Recap: Starting pitcher Jake Arrieta (1-0) only allowed three hits in seven scoreless innings as the Tides blanked Charlotte, 9-0, at Harbor Park.
Arrieta threw 56 of his 79 pitches for strikes. The 24-year-old right-hander collected five strikeouts and walked two batters.
While warming up before the eighth inning, relief pitcher Dennis Sarfate suffered a minor oblique strain and he is listed as day-to-day, according to the Tides.
Tides right fielder Rhyne Hughes was 2-for-4 with a three-run home run, and shortstop Robert Andino added two hits, an RBI and two runs scored.
Norfolk third baseman Scott Moore and left fielder Jeff Salazar each collected two RBIs.
Bowie Baysox (AA)
Score: Bowie Baysox 1, Harrisburg Senators 0, 12 innings (Box score)
Recap: Second baseman Ryan Adams hit an RBI double with two outs in the bottom of the 12th inning to lift the Baysox to a 1-0 win over Harrisburg at Prince George's Stadium.
Bowie relief pitcher Ryan Ouellette (1-0) tossed two scoreless innings to earn the victory, while starting pitcher Steve Johnson allowed two hits in five innings. The 22-year-old right-hander hasn't given up a run in 10 innings this season.
Baysox left fielder Tyler Henson added two hits and a run scored.
Frederick Keys (A)
Score: Frederick Keys 6, Myrtle Beach Pelicans 0 (Box score)
Recap: First baseman Joe Mahoney was 2-for-3 with four RBIs in the Keys' 6-0 victory over Myrtle Beach at Harry Grove Stadium.
Frederick center fielder Kyle Hudson added two hits, a stolen base and a run scored, while shortstop Greg Miclat was 2-for-4 with a run scored.
Keys starting pitcher Rick Zagone tossed five scoreless innings, but he didn't factor into the decision. Relief pitcher Jose Duran (1-0) earned the win for Frederick after blanking the Pelicans for three innings.
Delmarva Shorebirds (A)
Score: Delmarva Shorebirds 9, Greensboro Grasshoppers 4 (Box score)
Recap: Designated hitter Gary Helmick contributed two home runs and five RBIs to lead the Shorebirds over Greensboro, 9-4, this morning.
Delmarva first baseman Tyler Kolodny hit a two-run home run, and third baseman Levi Carolus added a double and two RBIs.
Shorebirds starting pitcher Jake Cowan (1-0) earned the win after scattering six hits in six scoreless innings. The 21-year-old right-hander struck out six batters and issued two walks.
Left fielder T.J. Baxter and shortstop Garabez Rosa each had a double for the Shorebirds, while right fielder Brian Conley was 2-for-3 with a double and a triple.