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The Orioles got 13 hits and eight runs against the Angels but couldn’t overcome an early deficit.
Spenser Watkins will oppose former Oriole Dylan Bundy in tonight’s matchup with the Angels. Plus, Jahmai Jones is making his long-awaited Orioles debut.
Orioles minor league recap 8/21: Ryan McKenna hits two dingers for Norfolk and all the affiliates win
The Shorebirds exploded for 17 runs, Norfolk won a close one, and Aberdeen and Bowie prevailed in extras.
Tonight is the first of three games in which the O’s will have to face their polar opposite: a first-place team that’s riding high on a six-game road winning streak.
The Orioles are likely to add pitchers from their 40-man roster to the big leagues next month, in lieu of extra position players.
The Shorebirds scored double-digit runs en route to a victory, Aberdeen got shut out, and Bowie fell in spite of a strong start by Grayson Rodriguez.
Baltimore could only hang with the Rays until the middle innings. That’s when the AL East leaders pulled ahead and stayed ahead.
The Birds are in enemy territory tonight to play an imposing AL East rival.
The O’s have auditioned a handful of pitching prospects this year but seen little in terms of results.
Orioles minor league recap 8/7: Michael Baumann’s dominance continues with another gem for the Tides
Despite six shutout innings from Michael Baumann, the Tides still lost. Elsewhere in the minors, Bowie and Aberdeen won but Delmarva did not fare as well.