Alumni In The Majors
CF Marlon Byrd (.319) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.RHP Micah Owings worked a 1-2-3 inning in relief. 1B MarkTeixeira (.230) went 1-for-3 with a walk. C Matt Wieters (.227) was 1-for-3 with two walks and astrikeout.
Alumni In Japan
CF/LF Matt Murton (.355) went 3-for-5 with an RBI to take overthe Central League lead in batting average.
Alumni In The Minors
CF Charlie Blackmon (.293) extended his hitting streak toseven games while going 2-for-5 with two RBI. LF Brandon Boggs (.277) was 0-for-3 with a walk. 1BChase Burnette (.310) went 3-for-5 with two homers and fourRBI. See story. SS Derek Dietrich (.182) went 0-for-3 including an HBP and astrikeout. LHP David Duncan took the loss as Stockton topped Lancaster9-4. His line: (L,0-2) 2.2 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO, 1 HR. SSTyler Greene (.300) extended his hitting streak to eightgames while going 1-for-4 with a walk, a stolen base, and astrikeout. 1B Wes Hodges (.267) was 2-for-3 with a double and a walk. CCole Leonida (.273) was 1-for-4 with a walk. RHP AndyMitchell faced 15 batters in relief. His line: 3.1 IP, 5 H, 1R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO. 3B Thomas Nichols (.438) went 2-for-5 with an HBP, a three-runhomer and an RBI double. C Mike Nickeas (.308) extended his hitting streak to ninegames while going 3-for-4 with a double and a two-run homer (1). CFDanny Payne (.289) was 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.LF Jay Payton (.320) went 1-for-4. 1B Tony Plagman (.136) was 1-for-4 with a double and astrikeout. RHP Andrew Robinson faced six batters in relief. His line: 1IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO. CF Jeff Rowland (.323) extended his career-opening hittingstreak to eight games while going 1-for-2 with two walks.
Previously: Thursday In Professional Baseball (June 24 action)