Baby Birdland Roundup 6/17: Ademar Rifaela Homers Twice, DSL Orioles Lose Slugfest

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 (28-40)

Tides lose 8-6 in 16 innings
  • Craig Gentry went 3-7 with a walk 
  • Johnny Giavotella went 3-7 with a walk, RBI and a run scored  
  • Tyler Wilson allowed four runs on six hits, two walks and struck out five over 3.1 innings pitched 

AA Bowie Baysox (32-36) 

Baysox win 7-1
  • Garabez Rosa went 3-4 with a RBI and a run scored 
  • Aderlin Rodriguez went 2-4 with two RBI 
  • Jesus Liranzo tossed three shutout innings while allowing three hits, no walks and striking out three over three innings pitched 
High-A Frederick Keys (30-38)

Keys lose 12-5
  • Ademar Rifaela went 2-4 with two home runs, two RBI and two runs scored 
  • Alex Murphy went 2-4 with a home run, two RBI and a run scored 
  • Brian Gonzalez allowed four runs  (all unearned) on six hits, three walks and struck out three over three innings pitched 
Low-A Delmarva Shorebirds (28-39)

Shorebirds lose 8-2 in 6 innings (rain shortened)
  • Jake Ring went 2-3 with a run scored 
  • Chris Clare went 1-1 with two RBI 
  • Alex Wells allowed seven runs on eight hits, one walk and struck out five over 4.2 innings pitched 
Short-Season A Aberdeen Ironbirds (0-0)

Ironbirds begin season on June 19

Dominican Summer League Orioles (4-9)

DSL Orioles lose 13-12
  • Luis Hernandez went 3-4 with a home run, two walks, RBI and a run scored 
  • Frank Gonzalez went 2-2 with four walks and two runs scored 
  • Manuel Daza tossed 2.1 shutout innings while allowing three hits, no walks and striking out three 
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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