Norfolk gave up 5 in the top of the 14th and lost 9-4. Tsuyoshi Wada, however, was quite good, giving up 1 ER in 7 IP on 5 hits and a walk, striking out 3 with a GB/FB of 9/7. Mike Belfiore pitched 3 scoreless, giving up 2 hits and a walk, striking out 2. Jonathan Schoop went 1-6 with a K. Xavier Avery went 0-4 with 2 strikeouts and a HBP, though he was promptly picked off.
The Keys lost 6-4. Trent Howard gave up 1 ER in 5 IP on 5 hits, striking out 4, walking none with a GB/FB of 6/4. Michael Ohlman, catching tonight, went 1-4 and opposing baserunners went 2 for 2 off him. Wilson Betemit went 1-5 with two strikeouts.
Rookie level highlights:
- Jonatan Isenia: 1.1 IP, 0 R, K/BB of 2/2
- Josh Hart: 0-3 with 2 walks
- Andres Aguilar: 0-2 with a K
- Ronarsy Ledesma: 1-3 with a double and a sacrifice fly
- Jonah Heim: 1-4
- Rauel Acosta: 0-2 with a walk and a HBP
- Christian Alvarado: 1 ER in 5 IP on 3 hits (1 HR), 8/0 K/BB
- Ademar Rifaela: 0-3 with a K
- Daniel Fajardo: 2-3