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NORFOLK 5, BUFFALO 0: Forty-nine-year-old lefty Jamie Moyer surrendered one hit and struck out five in five scoreless innings in his debut with the Orioles organization. The last time Moyer pitched in the minors was in 1997 with Tacoma of the Pacific Coast League. His first-ever minor league stint was all the way back in 1984, when he pitched for the Geneva Cubs in the New York-Penn League. The Tides scored all of their runs in the fifth. With the score already 2-0, Bisons starter Jenrry Mejia surrendered the crushing blow. Lew Ford blasted a three-run homer to knock Mejia from the game. Mejia had bobbled a comebacker, allowing the first run to score. All of Norfolk's run were unearned. Mejia is the second straight Bisons starter to fail to finish five innings. Matt Harvey logged 4 2/3 innings Friday. Josh Satin and Pedro Beato returned to the Bisons on Saturday. Beato tossed two no-hit relief innings with three strikeouts. He has retired the last 17 batters he has faced in the International League. Beato has not allowed a run in his past 10 2/3 innings spanning six Triple-A relief appearances. Satin started at first base and went 0-for-2 with a walk. Box
BINGHAMTON 12, TRENTON 0: The B-Mets produced season high 18 hits and four homers and Darin Gorski tossed a career-high eight innings. Binghamton reached .500 for the first time since May 23 with its third straight win. Josh Rodriguez collected five hits, which matched Matt den Dekker's Friday output. The shorststop finished a homer shy of the cycle. Eric Campbell launched two homers and set a career high with five RBIs. For the fifth straight game, the B-Mets plated a run in the opening frame. Rodriguez tripled against starter Shaeffer Hall. Den Dekker plated him by singling. Rylan Sandoval doubled the B-Mets lead with a solo homer in the second. In the fourth, Kai Gronauer and Pedro Zapata started the inning with singles. They were driven home when Rodriguez doubled. Binghamton used the long ball to extend its lead against the Trenton bullpen. Ryan Pope took over for Hall in the sixth. Reese Havens greeted the righty by ripping a solo shot, his third homer this season. Campbell tagged Pope for a two-run homer in the seventh. Gorski faced no more than four hitters in each of his first seven innings. He scattered five hits through the first seven frames and never allowed any Thunder hitter to reach third. Binghamton put the game out of reach in the eighth. Havens reached on a fielding error by Luke Murton to start the inning and scored two batters later when Addison Maruszak booted a groundball. Joe Bonfe, a defensive replacement for Jefry Marte at third in the sixth, followed by ripping an RBI single. Campbell capped the frame by ripping a three-run homer. Gorski’s shutout stretch nearly came to an end in the eighth. After Yadil Mujica reached on an error by Havens at second, the lefty allowed a pair of singles to load the bases. The southpaw escaped unharmed by getting David Adams to line out to short and inducing Melky Mesa to bounce into an inning-ending double play. Gorski (4-3) spread out seven hits over eight innings and struck out three while walking none to earn his second straight win. Erik Turgeon posted a scoreless ninth. Box
CHARLOTTE 6, ST. LUCIE 4: Starter Cory Mazzoni allowed four runs (three earned) on seven hits and a walk in 5 1/3 innings. Alonzo Harris Jr. went 2-for-5 with two RBIs in the loss. Box
CHARLESTON 8, SAVANNAH 7: T.J. Chism allowed three ninth-inning runs to suffer the blown save. Starter Alex Panteliodis was charged with five runs on 10 hits and two walks in 5 1/3 innings, but Savannah took a 7-5 lead into the bottom of the ninth. Cam Maron and Gilbert Gomez had three hits and two RBIs apiece. Box
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NORFOLK 5, BUFFALO 0: Forty-nine-year-old lefty Jamie Moyer surrendered one hit and struck out five in five scoreless innings in his debut with the Orioles organization.