Minor leagues


September 06, 2005


Triple-A International League

Ottawa 7, Rochester 4: Chuck Smith threw six solid innings and Bobby Darula scored three runs to lead the host Lynx past the Red Wings (75-69). Ottawa ended the season with a 69-75 record.

Double-A Eastern League

Altoona 4, Bowie 2: The Baysox's bid for their first trip to the playoffs in eight years ended when the Curve (76-66) finished a four-game sweep in Bowie. The Baysox (74-68) finished the season in third place in the Southern Division, two games behind the Curve for the final playoff spot.

Single-A Carolina League

Frederick 6, Wilmington 5: The Keys (44-26) came back from an early deficit behind Dustin Yount's three RBIs to defeat the host Blue Rocks (29-41), completing a four-game sweep of Wilmington in the season finale. With the victory, the Keys broke their previous franchise record of 78 wins, set in 1993. Yount went 3-for-4 and hit .450 against Wilmington for the season. Bryan Bass drove in two runs, and Nolan Reimold went 2-for-5, scoring twice to aid the Keys' offense. The Keys begin the playoffs tomorrow.

Single-A South Atlantic League

Lakewood 2, Delmarva 1: Despite the loss, the Shorebirds ended the regular season in first place in the Northern Division with a 41-27 record. The host BlueClaws finished 31-38. Hagerstown 7, Lexington 2: The host Suns finished the second half at 29-38 and the regular season at 71-66. In 2004, the Suns were 49-88, the worst record in the league.

Single-A New York-Penn League

Brooklyn 7, Aberdeen 2: Reid Hamblet (4-4) suffered the loss for the host IronBirds (25-47). Hamblet went five innings, giving up three runs (two earned) on six hits. The Cyclones improved to 40-33.


Single-A New York-Penn League

Brooklyn at Aberdeen, 7:05 p.m.

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