Baltimore Orioles Minor League Recap: August 1-6

The Orioles minor league teams bounced back with largely successful weeks
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Let's recap the week in the minor leagues for the Orioles affiliates. Only the good things because... You know.

Baltimore Orioles Minor League Recap: August 1-6

Norfolk Tides (AAA)

Series vs Charlotte Knights (Tides won 5 games)
Record: Tides won 68 games overall

Win 1: CLT 3-6 NOR
Win 2: CLT 0-4 NOR
Win 3: CLT 1-3 NOR
Win 4: CLT 2-8 NOR
Win 5: CLT 2-6 NOR

Kyle Stowers is on a pace for 118 RBI. Chayce McDermott is the pitcher of the week in the International League again (6.0 IP, H, 2 BB, 7 K). Garrett Stallings had 9 strikeouts in eight innings of work. DL Hall is back in Norfolk, this time in a relief role (2.0 IP, H, 5 K).

Next series: at Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp

Bowie Baysox (AA)

Series vs Portland Sea Dogs (Baysox won 4 games)
Record: Baysox won 48 games overall

Win 1: POR 3-4 BOW
Win 2: POR 7-13 BOW
Win 3: POR 3-4 BOW
Win 4: POR 4-9 BOW

Billy Cook hit four dingers (12 RBI, 1.029 OPS). Jackson Holliday returned after an IL stint and hit two round trippers (1.706 OPS). Dylan Beavers made his Bowie debut with eight hits. Cedric Mullins and Tyler Wells started their rehab assignment with a robbery by Mullins (don't see the stats). Ryan Long threw 15 strikeouts in two games.

Next series: at Richmond Flying Squirrels

Aberdeen IronBirds (High-A)

Series vs Hickory Crawdads (IronBirds won 0 games)
Record: IronBirds won 49 games overall

Trace Bright (10 K's in 4.0 IP) and Collin Burns (8-22, HR, 6 RBI, 3 SB, 1.117 OPS) were the few bright spots last week for Aberdeen. Carter Young is hopefully coming soon.

Next series: at Brooklyn Cyclones

Delmarva Shorebirds (Low-A)

Series vs Lynchburg Hillcats (Shorebirds won 3 games)
Record: Shorebirds won 43 games

Win 1: LYN 6-7 DEL
Win 2: LYN 3-6 DEL
Win 3: LYN 2-4 DEL

A 3.000 OPS week by Rolphy Cruz (1-1, 2B, RBI). Stiven Acevedo hit two Home Runs, plus 6 walks and 5 stolen bases. Juan De Los Santos threw 10.2 innings and allowed 3 hits and a walk (7 strikeouts). Deivy Cruz matches his K's numbers. A bunch of 2023 draftees, headlined by first rounder Enrique Bradfield Jr, will make their Delmarva debuts soon.

Next series: at Carolina MudCats