In The Majors:
LF Marlon Byrd (.280) went 1-for-3 with a solo home runand a walk. Nomar Garciaparra (.258) struck out as apinch-hitter. CF Eric Patterson (.100) returned to the Majors and went0-for-2 with a strikeout. 1B Mark Teixeira (.280) was1-for-3 with two walks. C Jason Varitek (.231) went 1-for-4with an RBI and a strikeout. C Matt Wieters (.246) was 1-for-3.
In The Minors:
CF Charlie Blackmon (.297) was 1-for-5 with a strikeout. CFBrandon Boggs (.281) went 1-for-4 with a walk, a double andan RBI. 2B Michael Fisher (.240) was 2-for-6 with a double and twostrikeouts. SS Tyler Greene (.274) went 0-for-4 with a walk. DHWes Hodges (.275) was 0-for-3. 1B Jeff Kindel (.272) went 0-for-2 with three walks. RHPAndrew Kown was not involved in the decision as Louisvillebeat Syracuse 5-4. His line: 5 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 3 SO. 1BLuke Murton (.240) went 1-for-3 including a strikeout. RFMatt Murton (.353) was 2-for-6 with four RBI and astrikeout. David Newhan (.272) delivered a sacrifice fly asa pinch-hitter. Whit Robbins (.286) returned to action and singled as apinch-hitter. DH Jeremy Slayden (.304) went 0-for-5 with three strikeouts.
Previously: Thursday In Professional Baseball (July 23 action).