Category Archive: AAA Norfolk Tides

Jun 25

Tides make it a Comeback

Down 6-2 in the fourth inning of Tuesday night’s game, the Norfolk Tides scored seven unanswered runs to beat the Pawtucket Red Sox 9-6 in 10 innings. Josh Stinson, Norfolk’s starter, pitched just 2.2 innings Tuesday night giving up five runs on seven hits. Stinson was replaced by Randy Wolf who pitched 2.1 innings and …

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Jun 24

Norfolk’s Rotation

Every year, in every season, all teams, no matter the league they are in, have to deal with injuries to their starting pitchers. The Norfolk Tides are no different. Two of the Tides’ original five-man rotation, Suk-min Yoon and Steve Johnson, are on the disabled list. Yoon was placed on the DL on Monday and …

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Jun 17

Orioles Sign Rapada… Again

Late Monday night, the Baltimore Orioles announced they have signed 33–year-old left-handed relief pitcher Clay Rapada to a minor league deal. Rapada last pitched for the Orioles origination in 2011. Rapada will join Triple-A Norfolk on Tuesday, pending a physical.

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Jun 13

Norfolk/ Syracuse Game 1 Recap

The Norfolk Tides lost the first game of a four-game road series against the Syracuse Chiefs, the Triple-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals Thursday night 5-3. Norfolk has now lost three games in a row and six out of their last seven.

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Jun 09

Orioles Minor Leaguer of the Week: Steve Clevenger

Norfolk Tides catcher Steve Clevenger racked up some very impressive numbers last week for the triple-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. The 28-year-old went 16 for 27 (.593 avg.) with 9 runs, 7 doubles, and 13 RBIs in just six games.

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Jun 05

Tides Win a Wacky One

The Norfolk Tides won their fifth straight game Wednesday night 14-7 over Scranton/Wilkes-Barre by producing 22 hits, one shy of the franchise record set early this season. The Tides’ offense was led by third basemen Brett Wallace who went four-for-five with one double and a walk.

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Jun 04

The Pride of Pigtown blasts the Tides’ Streak to Four

The Norfolk Tides won their fourth straight game with a 7-6 comeback win over Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Tuesday night with a phenomenal performance from their catcher, The Pride of Pigtown, Steve Clevenger. Clevenger went four-for-four with three doubles, five RBI and one run scored.

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Jun 03

Tides Win Streak now at Three

Knuckleballer Eddie Gamboa helped the Norfolk Tides extend their win streak to three games Monday night by shutting down the Pawtucket Red Sox by a score of 3-1. Gamboa allowed just one hit and struck out seven, one shy of a career high, in five innings pitched.

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May 28

The Catcher Situation gets More Complicated

The Baltimore Orioles have traded Triple-A catcher Johnny Monell to the Los Angeles Dodgers for cash considerations according to Chris Cotillo of SB Nation. The deal comes five days after the Orioles traded Troy Patton to the San Diego Padres for catcher Nick Hundley and one day after the Orioles optioned Steve Clevenger to Triple-A.

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May 28

So About Those Pitch Counts…

A couple weeks ago I wrote an article on how The Norfolk’s coaching staff was limiting the starting pitchers’ pitch counts. That all changed on Sunday afternoon. The starting pitcher for Norfolk on Sunday afternoon was Kevin Gausman and his start was unlike all of his previous starts this season. In his first seven starts, …

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