Alumni In The Pros: Friday In Professional Baseball

In The Majors

DH Brandon Boggs (.241) went 0-for-3 with a walk. RF MarlonByrd (.272) was 2-for-4 with a double and a strikeout. DavidNewhan (.200) struck out as a pinch-hitter. CF JayPayton (.246) went 2-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout. 1BMark Teixeira (.303) was 2-for-5 with an RBI single, adouble and a strikeout. C Jason Varitek (.221) went 1-for-3with a walk.

In The Minors

C Wally Crancer (.275) went 0-for-4 with a walk and twostrikeouts. LHP David Duncan was not involved in the decision as Tri-Citydefeated Aberdeen 7-5. His line: 4 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO,2 HR. SS Tyler Greene (.256) went 0-for-3 with a strikeout. CFGarrett Groce (.248) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. 3BWes Hodges (.283) went 0-for-6 with a sacrifice fly, a walkand a strikeout. Hodges is now hitless in four straight games andis just 2-for-31 during the month of August. 1B Jeff Kindel (.289) was 1-for-5 with an RBI and threestrikeouts. RHP Andrew Kown took the loss in his first Carolina Leaguestart as Winston-Salem defeated Potomac 9-4. His line: (L,0-1) 4.1IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO. LF Matt Murton (.288) went 2-for-6 with a double and an RBI.PH Mike Nickeas (.224) was 0-for-1. RHP Micah Owings was not involved in the decision as Tacomarallied to beat Tucson 4-3. His line: 5 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 3SO, 1 HR, 3 HBP. RF Danny Payne (.226) went 2-for-6 with a solo home run, anRBI single and three strikeouts. DH Jason Perry (.269) was 1-for-4 with a two-run homer and astrikeout. RHP Brad Rulon (0.57 ERA) faced five batters in relief. Hisline: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO. RHP Kyle Schmidt was the winning pitcher as Frederick beatWilmington 7-1. His line: (W,4-4) 6 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 5 SO,2 HBP. RF Jeremy Slayden (.294) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout. CMatt Wieters (.368) was 3-for-3 with two homers, asacrifice fly, a walk and six RBI.

Previously: Thursday In Professional Baseball (August 7 action)

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