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Orioles Minor League Rundown: 5-11-15

Tyler Wilson leads Norfolk to a win. Poor pitching, offense, and defense combine to sink Bowie. Same story for Frederick minus the poor defense.

Tyler Wilson during his time with the Frederick Keys
Tyler Wilson during his time with the Frederick Keys
Tim Jacobsen

Scranton/WB (Yankees) 2 Norfolk 6

Tyler Wilson scattered 7 hits over 6.2 innings of work while holding the RailRiders to 2 runs. He must have had some sink to his stuff, as he initiated 10 groundouts to 3 flyouts, and recorded 3 Ks. Pat McCoy came on in relief and K'd 4 over his 1.2 innings of work.

On offense, Christian Walker socked two doubles. Rey Navarro, Chris Parmalee, and Nolan Reimold each also had multi-hit nights. Though the Tides went an impressive 5 for 11 with RISP, they also GIDP'd thrice and ran into another DP when Henry Urritia was thrown out at 3rd.

Bowie 4 Altoona (Pirates) 7

Tim Berry held Altoona scoreless through 5 innings before things went pear-shaped for him in the 6th. He was living dangerously starting in the 3rd, though, as he allowed lead off singles in the 3rd and 4th innings as well as a lead off HBP in the 5th. But he ultimately emerged from those dalliances unscathed. Not so much in the 6th. He opened up the inning by allowing a single, then uncorked his 2nd wild pitch of the game, and followed that with his 2nd HBP issued. Another single loaded the bases before a double cleared 'em. Berry would allow another single before departing, having squandered a 4 run lead. Not to be outdone, the defense would later gift Altoona 2 runs in the 7th following a throwing error by Mike Yastrzemski, a dropped foul pop by 2Bman Garabez Rosa, and a fielding error by 1Bman Sean Halton; all on consecutive plays. yikes.

That early 4 run lead for the Baysox came about in the 2nd inning. 3 consecutive singles were followed by a Mike Yastrzemski bases clearing triple. Yaz would then come into score on a Glynn Davis single. But that would be it for the Baysox's offense production on the night. Ultimately, they would collectively strand 11 runners on base.

Frederick 1 Potomac (Nats) 5

The Keys' lineup was stymied by someone named 'Dakota Bacus'. Trey Mancini had a double and a single. And Drew Dosch did as he tends to do and recorded a single. But otherwise the offense was blah. Mitch Horacek went 5 and a third, allowing 5 hits and 5 ER while walking 3 and K'ing 8.

Augusta (Giants) vs. Delmarva: Postponed (Rain)

Tuesday's Probables:

Norfolk: (RHP) Mike Wright

Bowie: (RHP) Elih Villanueva

Frederick: (RHP) David Hess

Delmarva: Gm 1: (LHP) John Means, Gm 2: (LHP) Bennett Parry