Norfolk Tides Weekly Recap 4-29 To 5-6

NORFOLK, Va. – Here is how the Triple-AAA affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, the Norfolk Tides, did during the past eight days, from Sunday, April 29th to Sunday, May 6th.

CURRENT STANDINGS – INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE SOUTH

Norfolk Tides (Baltimore Orioles)  16-11 .593

Durham Bulls (Tampa Bay Rays) 16-12 .571  .5 GB

Charlotte Knights (Chicago White Sox) 12-17 .414  5 GB

Gwinett Stripers (Atlanta Braves) 11-17 .393  5.5 GB

WEEKLY GAME RESULTS

For the past eight days, the Tides went 5-3, including Durham taking two out of three before the Tides swept a four-game series against the Louisville Bats (Cincinnati Reds).  Here are the daily results of the past week (plus one):

Sunday, April 29th – Lost 6-5 at Charlotte

Monday, April 30th – Lost 4-2 vs Durham

Tuesday, May 1st – Won 7-5 vs Durham

Wednesday, May 2nd – Lost 8-6 vs Durham

Thursday, May 3rd – Won 6-5 vs Louisville

Friday, May 4th – Won 5-4 vs Louisville

Saturday, May 5th – Won 8-3 vs Louisville

Sunday, May 6th – Won 2-1 vs Louisville

WEEKLY OFFENSIVE OUTPUT

C Austin Wynns – 7 for 20 (.350), 2 R, 2 2B, 6 RBI, 3 BB

C Audry Perez – 2 for 6 (.333), 1 R, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 1 BB

1B Garabez Rosa – 6 for 26 (.231), 5 R

2B Sharlon Schoop – 5 for 19 (.263)

SS Ruben Tejada – 10 for 32 (.312), 3 R, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 1 BB

3B Drew Dosch – 8 for 24 (.333), 5 R, 2 2B, 5 BB

LF DJ Stewart – 5 for 22 (.227), 1 R, 1 2B, 4 RBI, 2 BB

CF Joey Rickard – 6 for 20 (.300), 3 R, 2 2B, 1 HR, 7 RBI, 4 BB

RF Alex Presley – 9 for 22 (.409), 3 R, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 1 BB

RF Jaycob Brugman – 5 for 25 (.200), 3 R, 1 2B

OUTSTANDING PITCHER OF THE WEEK

RHP Tim Melville won both of his starts this past week (5-1 vs Durham; 5-6 vs Louisville).  He pitched a total of 12 innings, giving up 11 hits, 6 earned runs, 4 walks and had 8 strikeouts.  He has lowered his ERA down to 2.86.  He’s 5-0 for the season and has won his last four starts.

REHAB STINT

Orioles 2B Jonathan Schoop has begun his rehab stint with the Tides.  He played in Saturday and Sunday’s games, going 1 for 8.  He is scheduled to play into Monday’s game at Durham before rejoining Baltimore when they return home Tuesday to begin their series against the Kansas City Royals.

UPCOMING WEEK’S SCHEDULE

Monday, May 7th – at Durham (7:05 pm)

Tuesday, May 8th – at Durham (10:35 am)

Wednesday, May 9th – at Durham (7:05 pm)

Thursday, May 10th – at Durham (7:05 pm)

Friday, May 11th – at Gwinnett (7:05 pm)

Saturday, May 12th – at Gwinnett (6:05 pm)

Sunday, May 13th – at Gwinnett (1:05 pm)

Erick Seltzer

Served in the US Navy as a journalist between 2/25/1991 & 9/15/1993. My duty station was Naval Submarine Base, Bangor in Silverdale, Washington. I was one of the writers for the weekly publication, "Trident Tides." While there, I successfully started the first-ever coverage of sports on and off the base to much positive response. When it comes to sports, I either play it, watch it and/or write about it. I'm always open to suggestions and hope you enjoy what I write about. Please feel free to leave a comment here or to get in contact me with, email me @ frederick.seltzer@gmail.com. I look forward to hearing back from the readers and teams.

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