Baby Birdland Roundup 6/6: Johnny Giavotella and Yermin Mercedes Have Big Days

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 (25-33)

Tides win 4-3
  • Pedro Alvarez went 1-2 with a double, RBI, two walks and a run scored
  • Johnny Giavotella went 4-5 with a home run, RBI and a run scored. Hitting .311 this season
  • Tyler Wilson allowed three runs on five hits, two walks and struck out four over six innings pitched
AA Bowie Baysox (30-27) 

Baysox postponed Tuesday

High-A Frederick Keys (29-29)

Keys win 9-8
  • Austin Hays went 3-5 with a home run, two RBI and a run scored. Hitting .321 this season
  • Yermin Mercedes went 3-3 with a double, home run, walk, two RBI and three runs scored
  • Brian Gonzalez allowed four runs on seven hits, two walks and struck out three over five innings pitched
Low-A Delmarva Shorebirds (24-32)

Shorebirds win 7-5
  • Cole Billingsley went 2-5 with a double, RBI and a run scored
  • Collin Woody went 2-4 with a home run, RBI and two runs scored
  • Jhon Peluffo allowed two runs on two hits, three walks and struck out two over three innings pitched
Short-Season A Aberdeen Ironbirds (0-0)

Ironbirds begin season in June

Dominican Summer League Orioles (0-3)

DSL Orioles lose 13-8
  • Frank Gonzalez went 2-3 with a double, RBI, walk, and two runs scored
  • Jose Sanchez went 1-4 with a walk and a run scored
  • Jose Alcantara tossed 2.2 shutout innings of relief while allowing four hits, no walks and striking out five
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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