Norfolk Tides 9, Columbus (Indians) 3
The Clippers kind of got blown out of the water here, not that I feel especially bad for them. Norfolk had 16 hits. Every starter except for Rey Navarro had a hit and seven of the nine had multi-hit games. Christian Walker led the way with three hits including a solo home run. Henry Urrutia and Audry Perez also homered for the Tides. That was Perez's first home run of the season.
On the pitching side of things, Zach Davies started the game and held Columbus scoreless, but he only lasted 4.2 innings. He threw 102 pitches, so it wasn't a quick hook, either. Davies gave up five hits, two walks, and struck out seven. Pat McCoy followed after Davies and ended up getting the win. Rehabbing Oriole Wesley Wright tossed a scoreless inning.
New Britain (Rockies) 13, Bowie Baysox 3
The 2015 season has not been kind to Bowie starter Tim Berry. This was his latest bad outing, in which he was socked for eight runs on eight hits in only 2.2 innings of work. He had no walks and struck out four, but at that point, who cares? It's mid-June and Berry's got a 7.77 ERA. There's nothing lucky about that.
Three of the eight hits the Baysox got in the game were delivered by Corban (brother of Caleb) Joseph. Other than that, it was pretty much all Rock Cats.
Frederick: OFF (All-Star Game)
Delmarva: OFF (All-Star Game)
Aberdeen Ironbirds 12, Vermont (Athletics) 10
Sheesh, where was all of this offense when my family went to see Aberdeen back on Sunday? The Ironbirds blitzed the Lake Monsters for eight runs in the sixth inning and had a total of 17 hits in the game. Whoa. Randy Gassaway had four hits and 2015 draftee Cedric Mullins had three hits. Both of those guys drove in three runs apiece. Pitching, well... let's not talk about that.
Wednesday's Probable Pitchers
Norfolk: Tyler Wilson
Bowie: Parker Bridwell