Baby Birdland Roundup 7/31: Yermin Mercedes Has Big Day, Zac Lowther Tosses Gem

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 (49-60)

Tides win 4-1
  • Mike Yastrzemski went 2-5 with a run scored 
  • Logan Schafer went 2-3 with a RBI 
  • Tyler Wilson allowed one run on eight hits, three walks and struck out six over six innings pitched 
    AA Bowie Baysox (57-50) 

    Baysox off Monday
      High-A Frederick Keys (49-56)

      Keys win 13-8
      • Randolph Gassaway went 2-5 with two doubles, two RBI and a run scored 
      • Yermin Mercedes went 3-5 with a home run, four RBI and two runs scored 
      • Cristian Alvarado allowed five runs on seven hits, one walk and struck out two over 3.1 innings pitched 
        Low-A Delmarva Shorebirds (49-55)

        Shorebirds lose 9-8
        • Ryan McKenna went 4-5 with a double and three runs scored 
        • Preston Palmeiro went 2-4 with a double and two RBI 
        • Cody Dube allowed one run on two hits, no walks and struck out two over 4.1 innings pitched 
            Short-Season A Aberdeen Ironbirds (22-18)

            Ironbirds lose 4-3
            • Ben Breazeale went 2-2 with a double, two walks and a run scored 
            • T.J. Nichting went 1-4 with a home run, three RBI and a run scored 
            • Zac Lowther tossed six shutout innings while allowing four hits, no walks and striking out four 
              Dominican Summer League Orioles (23-25)

              Game 1

              DSL Orioles lose 2-0

              • Leisxonyer Rivero went 1-2 with a double 
              • Felix Bautista allowed two runs  (one earned) on three hits, two walks and struck out five over six innings pitched 
              DSL Orioles win 4-0
              • Oscar Olivares went 1-2 with a home run, three RBI and a run scored 
              • Marcos Estevez went 0-0 with three walks and a run scored 
              • Nichel Alcantara tossed five shutout innings while allowing three hits, two walks and striking out four 

              Gulf Coast League Orioles (15-15)

              GCL Orioles postponed Monday

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