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May 16, 2010

Minor league game recaps -- May 16

The Triple-A Norfolk Tides edged the Buffalo Bisons, and the Double-A Bowie Baysox were blanked by the Erie SeaWolves. The Single-A Frederick Keys topped the Kinston Indians, and the Single-A Delmarva Shorebirds were beaten by the West Virginia Power.

Starting pitcher Chris George was placed on the disabled list by the Tides with a strained groin, retroactive to May 13, and the team added right-hander Andy Mitchell to the roster.

Norfolk Tides (AAA)

Score: Norfolk Tides 5, Buffalo Bisons 4 (Box score)

Recap: In a spot start, Tides right-hander Armando Gabino (2-0) held Buffalo to one run and four hits in five innings during a 5-4 victory. He struck out six batters and issued two walks.

Playing first base for the Tides, Nolan Reimold hit a two-run home run. Norfolk third baseman Josh Bell added a double and two RBIs.

Tides second baseman Justin Turner was 2-for-5 with a double and two runs scored, while left fielder Jeff Salazar contributed two hits, an RBI and a run scored.

Relief pitcher Frank Mata recorded the final four outs in order to pick up his seventh save of the season for the Tides.

Bowie Baysox (AA)

Score: Erie SeaWolves 4, Bowie Baysox 0 (Box score)

Recap: Baysox starting pitcher Chorye Spoone (2-5) held Erie to one run and five hits in six innings, but the offense didn't support him in a 4-0 loss at Prince George's Stadium.

Bowie center fielder Matt Angle was 1-for-3 with a walk, and designated hitter Robbie Widlansky also added a single and a walk in the game.

Relief pitcher Zach Clark gave up three runs and six hits in two innings for Bowie.

Frederick Keys (A)

Score: Frederick Keys 8, Kinston Indians 1 (Box score)

Recap: Third baseman Bobby Stevens was 3-for-4 with a triple, three RBIs and two runs scored in an 8-1 victory over Kinston.

Frederick second baseman Buck Britton contributed two doubles and two RBIs, and right fielder Ronnie Welty added two singles and two RBIs.

Keys starting pitcher Ryan O'Shea (3-2) scattered one run and three hits in six innings. The 23-year-old right-hander struck out four batters and issued three walks.

First baseman Joe Mahoney was 2-for-4 with a run scored for the Keys, and designated hitter Jacob Julius had two singles, a stolen base and two runs scored.

Relief pitcher John Mariotti gave up one hit in the final three innings to pick up his first save of the season for the Keys.

Delmarva Shorebirds (A)

Score: West Virginia Power 8, Delmarva Shorebirds 4 (Box score)

Recap: Designated hitter Tyler Kolodny was 2-for-4 with two home runs and four RBIs, but the Shorebirds suffered an 8-4 loss to West Virginia.

Delmarva starting pitcher Ryan Berry (0-3) was roughed up for seven runs and 10 hits in five innings. The 21-year-old right-hander collected four strikeouts, walked two batters and threw two wild pitches.

Right fielder Brian Conley contributed a single and a run scored for the Shorebirds, while third baseman Tyler Kelly also had a single.

Posted by Dean Jones Jr. at 6:34 PM | | Comments (2)
        

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Reimold...just a short matter of time and he'll be back.

And maybe Atkins will be gone.

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