Alumni In The Pros: Friday In Professional Baseball

In The Majors

LF Brandon Boggs (.238) went 1-for-4 with a solo home run (7),a walk and a strikeout. RF Marlon Byrd (.298) extended hishitting streak to six games by going 1-for-4 with a three-run homer(9) and two strikeouts. SS Nomar Garciaparra (.250) was0-for-4. PH David Newhan (.200) went 0-for-1. 2B Eric Patterson (.133) was 0-for-3 with a walk. CF JayPayton (.239) went 0-for-4. 1B Mark Teixeira (342) was0-for-2 with a walk. C Jason Varitek (.222) extended hishitting streak to five games by going 2-for-3 with a solo home runand a walk.

In The Minors

CF Charlie Blackmon (.336) extended his hitting streak to 11games by going 1-for-5 with a three-run homer (2). See story. RHPEddie Burns faced seven batters while making hisprofessional debut as starting pitcher for the Mahoning ValleyScrappers. His line: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO. LFWally Crancer (.282) went 2-for-4 with an RBI. 3BWes Hodges (.281) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. RHPJared Hyatt was the winning pitcher as Frisco topped SanAntonio 6-2. His line: (W,4-3) 5 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 8 SO. 1BJeff Kindel (.289) went 1-for-3 with two walks, two RBI anda strikeout. LF Matt Murton (.280) was 0-for-3 with a walk. Murton has justtwo hits in his last 18 at-bats. RF Jason Perry (.258) went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer and awalk. RF Jeremy Slayden (.291) was 1-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. LHP Ryan Turner faced 11 batters in relief. His line: 2.2 IP, 0H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO. C Matt Wieters (.354) went 1-for-5 with an RBI and astrikeout.

Previously: Thursday In Professional Baseball (August 21 action).

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