In The Majors
RF Marlon Byrd (.263) was 2-for-5 with two strikeouts.RHP Micah Owings took the loss as Minnesota beat Arizona 6-1.His line: (L,6-6) 6.1 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO. LFEric Patterson (.263) went 3-for-5 with a double, an RBIsingle and a stolen base in his return to the Cubs’ lineup. Seestory. PH Jay Payton (.261) was 0-for-1. 1B MarkTeixeira (.264) went 1-for-3 with an RBI single, two walks andtwo strikeouts. C Jason Varitek (.236) was 0-for-3.
In The Minors
SS Michael Fisher (.278) went 1-for-3 with a walk. SSTyler Greene (.221) was 1-for-4 with two strikeouts. LFGarrett Groce (.265) went 1-for-2 with a double, a walk andan RBI. 3B Wes Hodges (.318) was 2-for-7 with a walk, an RBI and twostrikeouts. 1B Jeff Kindel (.290) went 1-for-4 with a strikeout. 2BRichard Lewis (.276) was 1-for-5 with two strikeouts. RFJason Perry (.316) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout. RFClifton Remole (.203) was 0-for-3. 1B Whit Robbins (.281) went 2-for-4 including a strikeout. RFJeremy Slayden (.283) was 0-for-4. C Matt Wieters (.342) went 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.
Previously: Friday In Professional Baseball (June 20 action)