In The Majors
BrandonBoggs pinch-ran. LF Marlon Byrd (.298) was 2-for-4with a sacrifice fly. PH/SS Nomar Garciaparra (.240) went0-for-1. David Newhan (.232) delivered a pinch-hit single.2B Eric Patterson (.171) was 1-for-4. CF Jay Payton(.257) went 2-for-3 with an RBI single, a walk and a strikeout. 1BMark Teixeira (.368) was 0-for-4.
In The Minors
CF Charlie Blackmon (.333) extended his hitting streak to 14games by going 1-for-4 including a bunt single. C Wally Crancer (.289) was 3-for-4 with a two-run homer, anRBI single and a double. LHP David Duncan was not involved in the decision while makinghis first start in 12 days as Brooklyn edged Tri-City 5-4 in 11innings. His line: 4 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO. 1B Jeff Kindel (.291) went 1-for-3 with an RBI single and awalk. Kindel grounded out twice and walked in his three at-batsagainst Blake Wood. LF Matt Murton (.280) was 2-for-4 with an RBI double, a tripleand two strikeouts. DH Danny Payne (.188) returned to the lineup and went 0-for-3.Payne is now hitless in his last 23 at-bats. RF Jason Perry (.244) was 0-for-3 with a strikeout. DHWhit Robbins (.266) went 0-for-3 with a strikeout. RFJeremy Slayden (.290) went 1-for-4 with an RBI double, anHBP and a strikeout. LHP Ryan Turner got the win in long relief as Clinton beatPeoria 11-6. His line: (W,6-3) 5 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 SO.RHP Blake Wood worked six shutout innings to get the win asNorthwest Arkansas trounced Tulsa 14-1. His line: (W,5-7) 6 IP, 2H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 6 SO, 1 WP, 1 HBP.
Previously: Sunday In Professional Baseball (August 24 action).