In The Majors:
LF Marlon Byrd (.282) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout. DHNomar Garciaparra (.253) went 1-for-3 with a double, a walkand a strikeout. 1B Mark Teixeira (.280) went 3-for-5 with aa game-deciding three-run homer (22). See story/video. C Jason Varitek (.237) was 0-for-2 with twowalks. C Matt Wieters (.248) went 0-for-5 with two strikeouts.
In The Minors:
SS Tyler Greene (.273) went 0-for-4 including a strikeout. RHPTim Gustafson took the loss in relief as Huntsville ralliedto beat Mississippi 4-3. His line: (L,1-1) 1.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER,4 BB (1 IBB), 1 SO, 1 HR. DH Wes Hodges (.275) walked twice and struck out twice. 1BJeff Kindel (.281) was 2-for-5 with an RBI single, a solohome run (5) and two strikeouts. RHP Andrew Kown began a 1-2-3 inning in relief by striking outWes Hodges. 1B Luke Murton (.226) went 1-for-3 with a walk. RF Matt Murton (.373) was 0-for-4. C Mike Nickeas (.182) went 1-for-4 with a strikeout. 3B/2BEric Patterson (.311) was 2-for-5 with two stolen bases(33). LF Danny Payne (.261) walked once and struck out three times.1B Whit Robbins (.283) was 0-for-4 including a strikeout. LFJeremy Slayden (.375) went 2-for-4 with a walk, a double, asolo home run (7) and a strikeout.
Previously: Thursday In Professional Baseball (July 16 action).