Baby Birdland Roundup 8/1: Chris Johnson Homers Twice, Lucas Long 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 (50-60)

Tides win 3-2
  • Chris Johnson went 3-4 with a double, two home runs, three RBI and two runs scored 
  • Drew Dosch went 2-4 with a double
  • Chris Lee allowed one run (unearned) on three hits, three walks and struck out five over 3.2 innings pitched
      AA Bowie Baysox (58-50) 

      Baysox win 6-0

      • Austin Hays went 3-5 with two doubles, two RBI and a run scored. Hitting .338 since promotion to AA
      • Anthony Santander went 3-4 with a double, home run, two RBI and a run scored
      • Lucas Long tosses six shutout innings while allowing six hits, no walks and striking out six. Has a 2.55 ERA this season

          High-A Frederick Keys (50-56)

          Keys win 5-2
          • Armando Araiza went 2-4 with a double and two RBI
          • Glynn Davis went 2-4 with a double and a run scored
          • Reid Love allowed two runs on six hits, one walk and struck out two over 6.2 innings pitched
            Low-A Delmarva Shorebirds (49-56)

            Shorebirds lose 11-6
            • Frank Crinella went 2-4 with a triple, two RBI and a run scored
            • Alejandro Juvier went 2-2 with two walks and a run scored
            • Aaron Myers tossed three shutout innings while allowing three hits, no walks and striking out two
                Short-Season A Aberdeen Ironbirds (23-18)

                Ironbirds win 9-1
                • Jaylen Ferguson went 3-4 with a walk and two RBI
                • Garrett Copeland went 2-5 with a RBI and two runs scored
                • Cameron Bishop tossed four shutout innings while allowing two hits, one walk and striking out six 
                  Dominican Summer League Orioles (23-26)

                  DSL Orioles lose 9-2
                  • Oscar Olivares went 1-3 with a double and two RBI
                  • Juan Montes went 1-3 with a run scored
                  • Manuel Dominguez tossed 2.1 shutout innings, while allowing one hit, no walks and striking out two
                  Gulf Coast League Orioles (16-16)

                  Game 1

                  GCL Orioles win 5-2

                  • Lamar Sparks went 2-4 with a double and two runs scored
                  • Will Robertson went 2-2 with a RBI and a run scored
                  • Gray Fenter tossed three shutout, hit-less innings while walking one and striking out five
                  Game 2

                  GCL Orioles lose 13-11
                  • Willy Yahn went 2-3 with three RBI and a run scored
                  • Max Hogan went 3-3 with two doubles, two walks, a RBI and three runs scored
                  • Yelin Rodriguez allowed three runs (one earned) on four hits, two walks and struck out four over three innings pitched

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


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