Baby Birdland Roundup 8/17: Norfolk Hits Five Homers, Juan Valdez Solid on the Mound Again

Each day, I like to provide you a quick, game summary for each of the Baltimore Orioles' Minor League Affiliates in action the previous day. Here's how the Baby Birds did yesterday.

AAA Norfolk Tides (54-71)

Tides win 10-6
  • Christian Walker went 2-5 with two home runs, two RBI and two runs scored
  • L.J. Hoes went 2-5 with a double, home run, three RBI and two runs scored
  • David Hale allowed six runs on 11 hits, no walks and struck out two over five innings pitched
AA Bowie Baysox (51-72)

Game 1

Baysox lose 4-0
  • Garabez Rosa went 1-2 with a walk. Hitting .307 this season for Bowie
  • David Hess allowed four runs on nine hits, two walks and struck out two over six innings pitched
Game 2

Baysox lose 2-1
  • Joey Terdoslavich went 1-2 with a home run, walk, RBI and a run scored
  • Jesus Liranzo tossed three shutout innings without allowing a hit or walk and struck out one. Has a 1.64 ERA with Bowie.
High-A Frederick Keys (60-61)

Keys postponed Wednesday

Low-A Delmarva Shorebirds (62-58)

Shorebirds postponed Wednesday

Short-Season A Aberdeen Ironbirds (24-32)

Ironbirds lose 6-4
  • Preston Palmeiro went 2-4 with a RBI
  • Mike Odenwaelder went 2-4 with a home run, RBI and two runs scored
  • Travis Seabrooke allowed six runs (two earned) on five hits, two walks and struck out five over 4 2/3 innings pitched
Dominican Summer League Orioles1 (23-40)

DSL Orioles1 win 2-1
  • Richard Barcenas went 3-5 with a double
  • Juan Valdez allowed one run on nine hits, no walks and struck out four over six innings pitched. Has a 2.79 ERA this season
Dominican Summer League Orioles2 (27-36)

DSL Orioles2 lose 2-0
  • Johnny Dixon went 2-3 with a double
  • Jose Diaz tossed five shutout innings while allowing two hits, two walks and striking out three. Has a 1.96 ERA this season
Gulf Coast League Orioles (21-26)

GCL Orioles lose 4-1
  • Jaime Estrada went 2-4
  • Jhon Peluffo allowed one run on one hits, one walk and struck out five over five innings pitched. Has a 1.64 ERA this season

I hope you enjoyed this Baby Birdland roundup as I try to keep you informed on the BabyBirds!


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