In The Majors
CF Marlon Byrd (.252) went 1-for-2 with two walks.PH/LF Matt Murton (.222) was 0-for-2. 2B David Newhan(.333) went 0-for-3 with a strikeout. RHP Micah Owings took the loss as Florida topped Arizona 3-1.His line: (L,6-7) 4 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 6 SO. Owings (.250)also struck out and sacrificed in his two plate appearances. LF/2BEric Patterson (.250) was 0-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. LF Jay Payton (.258) was 0-for-4 with astrikeout. 1B Mark Teixeira (.275) went 2-for-3 with atwo-run homer, an RBI double and a walk. C Jason Varitek(.233) was 1-for-3 with two walks.
In The Minors
DH Charlie Blackmon (.256) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.SS/2B Michael Fisher (.266) was 0-for-5 with a walk and astrikeout. SS Tyler Greene (.218) went 1-for-4. 3B Wes Hodges (.311) was 1-for-5 with an RBI and a strikeout.1B Jeff Kindel (.288) went 1-for-4 with a strikeout. CMike Nickeas (.176) was 0-for-3 with a walk. OF Danny Payne was activated from the disabled list by Class AFort Wayne. RF Jason Perry (.323) went 3-for-4 with a double. RHPKyle Schmidt worked in long relief. His line: 5 IP, 7 H, 4R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 7 SO, 2 HR, 1 WP. RF Jeremy Slayden (.290) was 1-for-4 with a double, three RBIand a strikeout. LHP Ryan Turner came off the disabled list and retired all fourbatters he faced in relief. His line: 1.1 IP. 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB,1 SO. C Matt Wieters was in the starting lineup but his Class AAdebut with Bowie was rained out.
Previously: Thursday In Professional Baseball (June 26 action)