Frederick Keys News Release
For Immediate Release: August 23, 2019
KEYS AND WOODPECKERS RAINED OUT
FREDERICK SNAPS EIGHT-GAME SLIDE IN SALEM
FAYETTEVILLE, NC –Friday night’s contest between the Frederick Keys and the Fayetteville Woodpeckers has been postponed due to rain. Tonight’s contest will be made up as part of a Saturday day-night doubleheader, with game one beginning at 2:00 p.m. and game two starting at 6:00 p.m. Both games will be seven innings.
Saturday will mark the Keys 15th true doubleheader this season. In these contests, the orange and black are 2-3-9. Frederick played a pseudo-doubleheader on Wednesday against Potomac after the two sides were stopped after half an inning on Tuesday. The Keys will play at least 16 doubleheaders in 2019, with one more scheduled against Potomac on Saturday, August 31 beginning at 4 p.m.
On Saturday, right-hander Brenan Hanifee (8-9, 4.35) starts game one for the Keys and will be opposed by Fayetteville right-hander Cody Deason (3-2, 3.41). Game two will feature right-hander Luis Perez (6-1, 2.80) for Frederick against Woodpeckers right-hander Austin Hansen (3-2, 3.68). Both games can be heard on frederickkeys.com and the TuneIn app.
The Keys return home for the final five games of the season from Friday, August 30-Monday, September 2. Homestand highlights include Art in the Park Night with a jersey auction benefiting the Frederick Arts Council, Wrestling Night with Jake the Snake Roberts, a Baby Shark Picnic and Fan Appreciation Day. For tickets, fans can visit frederickkeys.com or call 301-815-9939.
The Frederick Keys are the Advanced-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, and play their home games at Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium. Following the 2018 season, the Keys were named the winner of the Carolina League’s Complete Franchise Award. This goes to a team in the league which demonstrates franchise stability and significant contributions to its community and the league. In 2019, the team will host the Carolina League All-Star Classic presented by Visit Frederick. For more information about the Frederick Keys please contact Geoff Arnold by phone at (301)-815-9915 or by emailing at GArnold@FrederickKeys.com.
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Orioles Class A Advanced
Curve Halt Baysox, 7-0
Bowie stays one game back with Erie loss at Harrisburg.
BOWIE, Md. – Sean Brady tossed a complete-game shutout to lead the Altoona Curve to a 7-0 win over the Bowie Baysox in front of 4,973 at Prince George's Stadium Friday night.
Chris Sharpe hit a solo home run off Alex Wells in the fourth inning to break up the scoreless deadlock, while three RBI doubles by Jason Delay, Adrian Valerio and Sharpe sparked a 6-run fifth inning to put the Curve (29-33) ahead 7-0.
A bright spot for the Baysox (41-21) came from their bullpen, which combined to throw 4 2/3 scoreless innings after Wells was removed from the contest. Francisco Jimenez struck out a pair of batters in 1 2/3 innings, while Brian Gonzalez worked through two clean frames. Zach Muckenhirn completed a perfect ninth inning to wrap up a solid relief effort.
The Maryland Crab Cakes make their debut when they and Altoona square off in the penultimate home game at Prince George’s Stadium Saturday night at 6:35 p.m. RHP Michael Baumann (4-2, 2.31 ERA) faces LHP Cam Vieaux (3-3, 2.27 ERA). The first 500 fans (ages 13+) receive a pair of Bay-socks upon entrance at the front gate.