Brad Bergesen, making his third start tonight for Triple-A Norfolk, gave up three runs over seven innings in a 4-1 loss to the Durham Bulls.
Bergesen allowed seven hits - including a home run - walked one and struck out five. He threw 105 pitches, 72 for strikes. His ERA is 1.64.
Bergesen was coming off a complete-game shutout in his last outing. He’s allowed four runs and 14 hits in 22 innings since the Orioles optioned him, with eight walks and 18 strikeouts. Six of those walks came in his first start.
Single-A Delmarva shortstop Manny Machado went 1-for-4 tonight with a double and his 24th RBI. He’s batting .303.