Minor league game recaps -- July 13
Aberdeen IronBirds (A)
Score: Aberdeen IronBirds 8, Auburn Doubledays 7 (Box score)
Recap: Third baseman Adam Gaylord was 5-for-5 as the IronBirds came back from a five-run deficit to beat Auburn, 8-7, at Ripken Stadium.
Gaylord had a double, two RBIs and two runs scored in the victory for the IronBirds.
Aberdeen scored all eight runs -- six in the eighth and two in the ninth -- in the final two innings.
IronBirds first baseman Mike Flacco, who was 2-for-4 in the game, hit an RBI double to score Gaylord for the winning run with one out in the bottom of the ninth.
Starting pitcher Justin Anderson didn't factor in the decision after allowing four runs (two earned) and five hits in 4 1/3 innings for Aberdeen, while relief pitcher T.R. Keating (1-1) earned the win despite giving up two runs in one inning.
Orioles relief pitcher Michael Gonzalez was charged with one run and two hits -- including a solo home run to Doubledays second baseman Oliver Dominguez -- during his latest injury rehab appearance.
Second baseman Omar Casamayor was 3-for-5 with two runs scored for Aberdeen.
GCL Orioles (Rookie)
Score: GCL Orioles 4, GCL Rays 1 (Box score)
Recap: In his latest rehab appearance, Brian Roberts was 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored in the GCL Orioles' 4-1 win over the GCL Rays.
Roberts served as the designated hitter for the Orioles.
Orioles third baseman Dudley Leonora was 3-for-3 with an RBI, while first baseman Preston Hale added a single and two RBIs in the victory.
Starting pitcher Orlando Alfonso (2-0) gave up one run and three hits in five innings for the Orioles, and relief pitcher Jose Mota picked up his second save of the season after throwing two scoreless frames.