Baby Birdland Roundup 5/2: Erick Salcedo Has Monster Day, Frederick Sweeps Doubleheader

Each day, we 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 (9-15)

Tides lose 8-3
  • Robert Andino went 2-4 
  • David Washington went 2-3 with a double, RBI, walk and a run scored
  • Chris Tillman allowed five runs on five hits, two walks and struck out six over five innings pitched

AA Bowie Baysox (13-11) 

Baysox win 6-5 in 10 innings, Erick Salcedo delivered the walk off single
  • Erick Salcedo went 4-5 with a home run, six RBI and a run scored. Hitting .314 this season
  • Jeff Kemp went 2-4 with a walk and a run scored
  • Tanner Scott tossed three shutout, hit-less innings while walking four and striking out four. Has a 1.80 ERA this season
High-A Frederick Keys (14-12)

Game 1

Keys win 2-1
  • Randolph Gassaway went 2-3 with a run scored
  • Yermin Mercedes went 1-3 with a RBI
  • Brian Gonzalez allowed one run on five hits, two walks and struck out seven over 6.2 innings pitched
Game 2

Keys win 8-2
  • Ryan Mountcastle went 3-4 with a double, home run, RBI and two runs scored. Hitting .340 this season
  • Randolph Gassaway went 2-4 with three RBI and a run scored
  • Cristian Alvarado tossed a complete game (seven innings) allowing two runs on six hits, no walks and striking out five

Low-A Delmarva Shorebirds (12-14)

Shorebirds lose 2-1 on a walk off walk in the ninth
  • Preston Palmeiro went 2-3 with a walk and a RBI
  • Chris Shaw went 1-4 with a double and a run scored
  • Alex Wells allowed one run on three hits, two walks and struck out five over 6.1 innings pitched. Has a 1.11 ERA this season

Short-Season A Aberdeen Ironbirds (0-0)

Ironbirds begin season in June

Dominican Summer League Orioles (0-0)

DSL Orioles begin season later this summer

Gulf Coast League Orioles (0-0)

GCL Orioles begin season later this summer

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

                                                                                                                                                       
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