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Norfolk splits a twin bill, Bowie loses in extras, Aberdeen cruises as Ben Breazeale extends his hitting streak to 16 games.

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Game #1: Norfolk Tides 10, Scranton/WB RailRiders (Yankees) 2

The Tides won the first of two against the RailRiders behind the strength of three hits and four RBI off Chance Sisco’s bat. Chris Dickerson hit a homerun and every Norfolk player had a hit except for Logan Schafer.

Gabriel Ynoa (2-8, 7.14) got the win, going five innings and giving up four hits and a run.

Game #2: Norfolk Tides 2, Scranton/WB RailRiders (Yankees) 3

Alex Asher pitched five innings and was charged with two runs and eight hits for Norfolk. Logan Verrett (2-3) took the loss pitching less than an inning and yielding a double and game winning walk-off single.

Following the offensive outburst in Game #1 with 11 hits, the Tides settled for four in Game #2. Pedro Alvarez was 1-3, with his 18th home run of the season, and Chris Johnson went 2-4.

7,313 were at PNC Field in Pennsylvania.

Bowie Baysox 3, Hartford Yard Goats (Rockies) 4

Hartford plated one in the ninth and one in the 11th to down Bowie, 4-3. Mike Yastrzemski was 2-5, including a homerun, and is batting .371. Austin Hays went 1-5 and D.J. Stewart 1-4. Of the 10 Baysox that came to the plate, seven are hitting .287 or higher. It’s an impressive lineup.

David Hess, the pride of Tennessee Tech and a 2014 5th round pick for Baltimore, pitched seven innings and giving up two runs on three hits. The winning run scored off Ryan Meisinger (3-1) after an error by CF Austin Hays.

Dunkin’ Donuts Park was the site of the game in Hartford, Connecticut.

Frederick Keys 5, Down East Wood Ducks (Rangers) 3

Keegan Akin (7-6) went five innings, giving up two runs, and struck out ten Wood Ducks and only walked one. Akin, who attended Western Michigan, was the O’s 2nd round pick in 2016.

Randolph Gassaway was 2-4 with two runs scored, he is hitting .305. Ryan Mountcastle was 1-4, he is batting .314, and Glynn Davis – born in Baltimore – was 3-3 with two doubles. The Keys had 10 hits on the night.

Aberdeen IronBirds 9, Lowell Spinners (Red Sox) 1

With two singles, C Ben Breazeale extended his hitting streak Tuesday to 16 games as Aberdeen pounded Lowell. The night was highlighted by an eight run second inning for the IronBirds and Zac Lowther pitched five scoreless innings.

Tristan Graham was 3-5 and Ryan Ripken 1-5. Aberdeen scored nine runs and still left 10 on base. 3,021 witnessed the game at Edward A. LeLacheur Park.

Today’s Scheduled Games

· Norfolk: at Scranton/WB, 12:05pm. Starter: Jayson Aquino

· Bowie: at Hartford, 12:05pm. Starter: John Means

· Delmarva: at Augusta, 7:05pm. Starter: Lucas Humpal

· Aberdeen: at Lowell, 11:05pm. Starter: TBD