Alumni In The Majors
CF Marlon Byrd (.309) went 3-for-5 with two doubles andan RBI. LF Eric Patterson (.212) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout. 1BMark Teixeira (.215) went 0-for-6 with five strikeouts. CJason Varitek (.257) was 0-for-3 with a walk. C Matt Wieters (.236) went 1-for-4 including a double and astrikeout. RHP Blake Wood faced seven batters in an inning of relief. Hisline: 1 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO.
Alumni In Japan
LF Matt Murton (.338) was 0-for-4.
Alumni In The Minors
DH Charlie Blackmon (.111) went 0-for-2 with a walk, asacrifice fly and a strikeout. CF Brandon Boggs (.282) was 1-for-4. SS Tyler Greene (.327) extended his hitting streak to 15 gameswhile going 1-for-5 with three strikeouts. 1B Wes Hodges (.282) was 0-for-4. LHP Lee Hyde faced four batters in relief. His line: 1 IP, 1 H,0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO. RHP Andy Mitchell took the loss inhis first start of the season as Buffalo outscored Norfolk 12-9.His line: (L,0-1) 2.2 IP, 13 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO. 1BLuke Murton (.297) went 1-for-3 with a double, two walksand an RBI. C Mike Nickeas (.289) was 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, anRBI and a strikeout. DH Jay Payton (.324) went 3-for-5 witha home run and two RBI.
Previously: Friday In Professional Baseball (June 4 action)