Alumni In The Pros: Friday In Professional Baseball

In The Majors

LF Marlon Byrd (.300) extended his hitting streak tofive games by going 1-for-2 with a walk. SS NomarGarciaparra (.236) went 1-for-4. 2B David Newhan (.242)was 1-for-3 with a two-run homer and a strikeout. 2B Eric Patterson (.189) went 0-for-2 with a walk and astrikeout. CF Jay Payton (.257) was 1-for-3 with a doubleand a walk. 1B Mark Teixeira (.376) went 1-for-3 with awalk. C Jason Varitek (.228) was 2-for-4 with a double and astrikeout.

In The Majors

CF Charlie Blackmon (.336) extended his hitting streak to 18games by going 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles and a sacrifice.Blackmon has been named to the Northwest League All-Star team. RFWally Crancer (.288) went 1-for-3 with a double, a walk andtwo strikeouts. SS Michael Fisher (.253) was 2-for-4 with an RBI. SSTyler Greene (.245) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout. RFGarrett Groce (.235) was 0-for-1 with a walk and asacrifice fly. 3B Wes Hodges (.287) extended his hitting streak to six gamesby going 2-for-4 including a two-run homer. 1B Jeff Kindel (.289) went 0-for-2. RHP Andy Mitchelltook the loss as Richmond topped Norfolk 7-2. His line: (L,12-8)3.2 IP, 4 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 1 SO, 2 HBP. RF Jason Perry (.244) was 1-for-4 with a double and astrikeout. DH Whit Robbins (.271) went 1-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. RHP Brad Rulon (0.44 ERA) picked up a save as Staten Islandbeat Tri-City 5-4. His line: (S,3) 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2SO.

Previously: Thursday In Professional Baseball (August 28 action).

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