June 7, 2005
Yesterday Triple-A International League Ottawa 5, Durham 4: Tim Raines Jr. scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth as the host Lynx (29-26) rallied to defeat the Bulls (27-32). Ottawa trailed 4-0 before Walter Young hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning to cut the lead in half. In the seventh, Raines doubled in two runs to tie the game at 4. Double-A Eastern League Bowie idle Single-A Carolina League Frederick at Salem, ppd., rain and lightning Single-A South Atlantic League Lake County 18, Delmarva 7: The Captains (33-25)
May 23, 2005
Dave Haehnel of the Delmarva Shorebirds leads Orioles minor leaguers in saves with 11 despite not having the typical profile of a closer. The 6-foot-4, 200-pound left-hander has a fastball in the 88- to 91-mph range, which is below the typical 90s to mid-90s for closers. Deception is his forte in getting hitters out with the game on the line. "David uses a lot of deception," said Shorebirds manager Gary Kendall, a Sparrows Point High graduate. "He hides the ball well, is very aggressive, has an excellent slider and keeps the ball down.