In The Majors
LF Brandon Boggs (.230) went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts. LFMarlon Byrd sprained his left thumb in the first inningwhile attempting to make a diving catch. See story. PH David Newhan (.259) was 0-for-1. 2BEric Patterson (.187) went 0-for-4 with a bases-loaded walkand two RBI. 1B Mark Teixeira (.368) was 0-for-4 with twostrikeouts. C Jason Varitek (.230) went 2-for-4 with a walkand a strikeout.
In The Minors
LHP David Duncan was not involved in the decision as Tri-Citytopped Lowell 5-4 in 10 innings. His line: 4 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1BB, 3 SO. 3B Wes Hodges went 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout. RHPSteve Kelly took the loss in relief as Bridgeport rallied tobeat Somerset 6-5. His line: (L,5-11) 0.1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB,0 SO, 1 HR. C Matt Wieters was 0-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts.RHP Blake Wood was the losing pitcher as Arkansas defeatedNorthwest Arkansas 6-4. His line: 3 IP, 8 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO,1 HR, 1 HBP.
Previously: Thursday In Professional Baseball (September 4 action).