Connor Norby hit an organization-leading 29th home run, and Nick Vespi completed the season with a perfect Triple-A ERA.
The Tides offense comes up cold and a four-run seventh from the Jumbo Shrimp proves the difference in the penultimate game of the season.
Grayson Rodriguez will not pitch again in the minors this year since their season is nearly over. Still hoping for MLB.
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Solo bombs by Colton Cowser and Jacob Nottingham were about all the offense Norfolk could muster on Sunday.
Things were going pretty well until the seventh inning
Four of the Orioles’ best prospects helped Norfolk rally back from a 3-0 deficit with six unanswered runs.
Tyler Nevin briefly provided Norfolk the lead, but Durham walked it off in the bottom of the 10th.
Rodriguez was back on the mound for Norfolk, where Norby continues to make a strong first impression. Meanwhile, Aberdeen’s season comes to a disappointing end.
Connor Norby homered on the very first pitch he saw at Triple-A, while Aberdeen won to stay alive in the SAL championship.
Jordan Westburg and Connor Norby continued their hot hitting as the minor league season continues to wind down.
The Baysox season ends, and Aberdeen drops Game 1 of the SAL Championship series.
The Baysox controlled their own destiny, but now it’s out of their hands on the last day of the season.
The Orioles affiliates were all victorious on Friday, with Bowie gaining a game for its postseason berth.
The 2020 #2 overall pick is one of seven Orioles minor leaguers heading to Arizona in a couple of weeks.
Norfolk and Bowie broke double digits. Aberdeen evened its playoff series with an impressive night from two pitchers.
The Tides scored 13 runs one night after scoring 12, while the Baysox won to keep pace for the division title.
Norfolk’s offensive eruption saw the Tides get the only win in the organization, as Aberdeen dropped its first playoff game.
The High-A and Low-A seasons are now over, with Aberdeen headed for its league’s postseason.
It was a mixed bag for G-Rod in his third rehab outing, but he struck out seven. Meanwhile, Bruce Zimmermann had a solid six-inning start for Norfolk.
It was a two-win day for the farm, with an exciting walk-off for Bowie and an 11-run rout for Delmarva.
The Baysox lost in their bid to claim sole possession of first place, but all other affiliates won in a good day on the farm.
Tyler Nevin homered twice in the doubleheader, and Drew Rom dominated in the second seven-inning contest for Norfolk.
Jackson Holliday had three hits, Max Wagner debuted with Aberdeen, and Bowie brought the power.
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The Baysox are battling for a playoff spot with two weeks remaining, while the IronBirds have a week to tune up before their postseason series begins.
Chris Vallimont threw five scoreless and Norfolk’s bullpen was perfect. Bowie lost a heartbreaker, and Delmarva’s Max Wagner hit his first professional home run.
It was a big day for first homers with Joey Ortiz, Ramon Rodriguez, and Darell Hernaiz all going deep for the first time with their teams
The former Rule 5 pick pitched 2.1 innings and 31 pitches for Aberdeen. O’s affiliates split the four games.
Colton Cowser, Jordan Westburg and Connor Norby homer in team losses while Bowie’s Noah Denoyer and Aberdeen’s Xavier Moore impress in relief.
Jordan Westburg homered again, Mike Baumann was electrifying, Cade Povich impressed, and the Bowie lineup went off.
Impressive offense in Bowie was matched by impressive pitching for Norfolk, while Aberdeen was rained out and Delmarva suffered a loss.
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