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Tides Coaching Staff Announced for 2024 Season

Buck Britton Returns for Third Season as Manager, Mike Montville Joins Staff as Hitting Coach
February 7, 2024

The Norfolk Tides and Baltimore Orioles today announced Norfolk’s field staff for the 2024 season. Manager Buck Britton and Pitching Coach Justin Ramsey will return for their third seasons with the Tides. Hitting Coach Mike Montville is entering his first season with the club. Ramón Sambo is returning to the

Offseason's no Holliday for baseball's top prospect

Orioles phenom uses elaborate home workout center to prepare
January 31, 2024

When you're the No. 1 prospect in baseball, what's a day in your life like during the offseason? Well, Jackson Holliday is no regular prospect -- even in the storied history of top prospects. Holliday, the first pick in the 2022 Draft by the Orioles, is the son of seven-time

Tides Named Minor League Team of the Year by Baseball America

Norfolk Win Second 2023 Minor League Team of the Year Award
December 18, 2023

Baseball America today announced the Norfolk Tides as their 2023 Minor League Team of the Year. The Tides had the best record in the International League at 90-59 and won the league championship series in three games vs. the Durham Bulls for their first International League Championship since 1983. Norfolk

A Look Back At the Tides 2023 Championship Season

Highlights, Notes and Accolades from the 2023 campaign
December 2, 2023

Season In Review: The Tides finished the season with a 90-59 regular season record, which was the best in the International League and the second-best in all of Triple-A (Oklahoma City, 90-58). The 90 wins set the record for the most in Triple-A franchise history, and the second-best winning percentage

Holliday, Mayo highlight baseball's best-ranked system

Baltimore's top prospects look to keep the Orioles soaring
November 16, 2023

Each offseason, goes position by position across each organization and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in each farm system. Next up in our 2023 Organization All-Stars series are the Baltimore Orioles.

Tides Announce 2024 Home Game Times

Norfolk to Host First March Games in Franchise History
November 7, 2023

The 2023 Triple-A National Champion Norfolk Tides today announced their home game start times for the 2024 game schedule. The 2024 International League campaign is slated to begin on Friday, March 29th with the Tides hosting the Durham Bulls. It will be the first time in Triple-A franchise history the

Some of the Minors' most popular jerseys

These threads turned heads and flew off the shelves in 2023
November 3, 2023

Jerseys can be gateways. And in the Minor Leagues, there’s plenty to explore. The kit can represent the town, a favorite food, the local culture, an important issue. And with longer affiliation partnerships, more teams have used them to connect with their parent clubs. Not to mention, they’re nice to

Ben's Biz: Title winners ranked for '23

Based on how long it had been since they last won a crown
October 27, 2023

This is an excerpt from the latest edition of the Ben's Biz Beat Newsletter, bringing Minor League Baseball business and culture news to your inbox each and every Thursday. Check out the full newsletter HERE. Subscribe HERE.

Norfolk Tides Look Forward to Continued Success with New Owner Diamond Baseball Holdings

Staff Remains in Place; Club Continues as Triple-A Affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles
October 17, 2023

NORFOLK, VA – The Norfolk Tides today announced its new ownership partner Diamond Baseball Holdings (DBH), an organization that owns and operates select Minor League clubs affiliated with Major League Baseball (MLB). The Tides will remain in Norfolk as the Triple-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, under the leadership of

Savannah Bananas to Play at Harbor Park in 2024

Bananas Set to Play From August 16 – 18, 2024 in Norfolk
October 5, 2023

In conjunction with the Savannah Bananas, the Norfolk Tides today announced the Bananas will play three games at Harbor Park in 2024 from Friday, August 16 through Sunday, August 18. The Bananas are bringing “The Greatest Show in Sports” (ESPN) to one million fans and six Major League Baseball stadiums

Britton, Cowser Win International League Awards

Buck Takes Manager of the Year, Cowser Named Postseason All-Star
October 4, 2023

Minor League Baseball today announced the league awards and All-Star teams for the two leagues that make up the Triple-A classification. Votes were cast by league managers, and final decisions were determined by the Commissioner’s Office. Tides Manager Buck Britton was named International League Manager of the Year while Colton

Holliday tops Minor League hitters in 2023

Baseball's No. 1 prospect climbed four levels of Orioles systeam
October 2, 2023

The No. 1 pick in the Draft always has a lot of expectations heaped upon them. Like it or not, the spotlight on that prospect always burns brighter, with intense scrutiny from the get-go. Jackson Holliday clearly doesn't mind having all eyes on him, and the harshest critics have to

Cowser Grand Slam Lifts Tides to Triple-A National Championship

Norfolk Wins Second Triple-A Title in Franchise History
October 1, 2023

LAS VEGAS, NV --- The Norfolk Tides (3-1) defeated the Oklahoma City Dodgers (2-1), 7-6, on Saturday night at Las Vegas Ballpark. The Triple-A Championship win caps a tremendous season, and the second Triple-A title in franchise history. Oklahoma City started Yency Almonte, who made his first Minor League appearance

Norfolk vs. OKC in Triple-A National Championship

Orioles, Dodgers talent clash for crown at the Minors' highest level
September 29, 2023

LAS VEGAS -- At Triple-A, the only constant is change. With hundreds of transactions a season, the roster can be a revolving door. But when a club is a part of one of the best farm systems in baseball, it’s a lot of top prospects replacing top prospects. As affiliates

Mayo, Holliday lead Tides to first IL title in 38 years

Highly touted Orioles prospects make all the difference in Game 3
September 29, 2023

On the same night the big league club clinched its first AL East crown since 2014 with its 100th victory of the season, the Triple-A Norfolk Tides put an exclamation mark on their winningest season by capturing the International League championship for the first time in 38 years. Norfolk captured

Norfolk Tides Win International League Championship

Tides Blank Durham To Win Governors’ Cup, Advance To Triple-A Championship
September 28, 2023

NORFOLK, Va --- The Norfolk Tides (2-1) defeated the Durham Bulls (1-2), 7-0, on Thursday night at Harbor Park. The Tides win their sixth Governors’ Cup in franchise history, their first since 1985, to advance to the Triple-A Championship. The Tides struck first this evening as Colton Cowser and Coby

Tides Win to Even Series, Force Game Three

Norby Multi-Hit Game, Go-Ahead Homer Not Enough In Series Opening Loss
September 27, 2023

NORFOLK, Va --- The Norfolk Tides (1-1) defeated the Durham Bulls (1-1), 7-2, on Wednesday night at Harbor Park. Stellar outings from the Norfolk arms keep the Durham bats at bay while the Tides put together a strong day at the plate to even the series The scoring kicked off

Late Innings Doom Tides in Game One of Playoffs

Norby Multi-Hit Game, Go-Ahead Homer Not Enough In Series Opening Loss
September 26, 2023

NORFOLK, Va --- The Norfolk Tides (0-1) fell to the Durham Bulls (1-0), 10-5, on Tuesday night at Harbor Park. The Bulls take the series advantage with a pair of productive innings late in the game to tag Norfolk with the loss to open postseason play. The opening frame of

Tides Set to Host Durham For International League Championship Series

Bulls Come to Norfolk to Face Tides in Best-of-Three Championship Series
September 25, 2023

The Norfolk Tides (90-59) are set to host the Durham Bulls (88-62) in a best-of-three playoff series from September 26 – 28 for the International League Championship Series. Norfolk clinched the playoff series by winning the First Half (48-26) of the International League season, making them the host to the

Who will be MiLB Hitting Prospect of the Year?

O's Holliday, Dodgers' Busch, Rays' Caminero finalists for award
September 24, 2023

The nominations continue. Last week, we announced the three finalists for the MiLB Pitching Prospect of the Year. Now, it’s time to turn our attention to the batters, with three Hitting Prospect of the Year candidates. These finalists were determined by MLB Pipeline staff, which considered many worthy performers from

Multiple Franchise Records Broken in Tides Win

Hits In Abundance On Wednesday Night As Tides Add Milestones To Historic Season
September 23, 2023

BUFFALO, NY --- The Norfolk Tides (89-56) defeated the Buffalo Bisons (73-71), 11-8, on Wednesday night at Sahlen Field. The bats were hot tonight as the Tides continue to add a pair of milestones to a historic season with a win over the Bisons. It was Buffalo who would strike

Norby Grand Slam Seals Series Opening Win at Buffalo

Armbruester Spins Second Straight Quality Start To Lead Norfolk Staff
September 23, 2023

BUFFALO, NY --- The Norfolk Tides (88-56) defeated the Buffalo Bisons (70-61), 6-3, on Tuesday night at Sahlen Field. The Tides start their final road trip with a win after a five-run sixth inning that included two homers. Norfolk struck first in the top of the second, when Anthony Bemboom

Tides ride latest Holliday bash to victory

MLB's top-ranked prospect homers, plates four runs in cycle bid
September 23, 2023

Jackson Holliday's expeditious rise through the Minors made its fourth stop of the season on Sept. 5, when he was promoted to Triple-A Norfolk. And for the fourth time, his talent is evident. Baseball's No. 1 prospect has tallied seven multihit performances in 17 games with the Tides, his most

Norfolk Clinches Best Record in International League With Win

Tides Hit Four Home Runs in Back-And-Forth Thriller
September 23, 2023

BUFFALO, NY --- The Norfolk Tides (90-58) defeated the Buffalo Bisons (75-72), 15-10, on Saturday night at Sahlen Field. With the win, the Tides reach 90 wins and clinch the best full season International League record of 2023. To lead off the game, Jackson Holliday blasted his second Triple-A home

Tides Fall in Final Home Game of Regular Season

Norfolk Bats Stifled on Sunday Afternoon As Loss Splits Series With Memphis
September 18, 2023

NORFOLK, VA --- The Norfolk Tides (87-56) fell to the Memphis Redbirds (68-76), 7-1, on Sunday afternoon at Harbor Park. In the final regular season game at Harbor Park this year, the Tides bats go silent, settling for a series split with the Redbirds. Following a scoreless first frame, Matt