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Walker, Baker drive in two in Memphis loss to Norfolk

Redbirds pitching allows four runs in eighth as Tide pull away to wrap up series

by Alex Coil
The Memphis Redbirds continued a 13-game homestand and concluded a six-game series with an 8-5 loss to the Norfolk Tides (Triple-A, Baltimore Orioles) on Sunday afternoon at AutoZone Park.
For the second straight game, the Memphis offense recorded 12 hits. Four Redbirds batters tallied a multi-hit game. Designated hitter Luken Baker and right fielder Jordan Walker each drove in two run. Baker finished the day 3-for-with two doubles, a home run and two runs scored.

Memphis Redbirds on Twitter: “BAKER DOES IT AGAIN@HueysRestaurant HOMER IN BACK-TO-BACK DAYS pic.twitter.com/4wDDRvzQSa / Twitter”

BAKER DOES IT AGAIN@HueysRestaurant HOMER IN BACK-TO-BACK DAYS pic.twitter.com/4wDDRvzQSa

Starting pitcher Adam Kloffenstein allowed four runs on four hits in his 7.0-inning start. The right-handed pitcher struck out seven, walked one and allowed a Triple-A career-high three home runs. Norfolk scored four runs on five hits against reliever Connor Thomas (1-1) in the eighth inning to take the lead.

Memphis Redbirds on Twitter: “WHAT A SNAG FROM VICTOR SCOTT IIToday’s @SoFi Play of the Game! pic.twitter.com/jhGQzSB3NG / Twitter”

WHAT A SNAG FROM VICTOR SCOTT IIToday’s @SoFi Play of the Game! pic.twitter.com/jhGQzSB3NG

The Memphis Redbirds return to AutoZone Park to continue a 13-game homestand and begin a seven-game series against the Gwinnett Stripers with a doubleheader on Tuesday, May 14 with first pitch for game one scheduled for 5:05 p.m. CDT.

 

 

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