In The Majors:
CF Marlon Byrd (.280) went 1-for-4 with a walk, an RBIand a strikeout. Nomar Garciaparra (.247) grounded out as apinch-hitter for Eric Patterson. RHP Micah Owings took the loss as Chicago beat Cincinnati 5-2.His line: (L,6-11) 3 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 4 BB, 2 SO. Owings (,229)also struck out in his only at-bat. CF Eric Patterson (.154) went 1-for-3. 1B Mark Teixeira(.281) was 2-for-5 with a double, an RBI and a strikeout.
In The Minors:
CF Charlie Blackmon (.302) went 2-for-4 with a double and anRBI. RF Brandon Boggs (.279) was 2-for-5 with a double, an RBI anda strikeout. 2B Michael Fisher (.235) went 0-for-3 with a walk. 3BTyler Greene (.277) was 1-for-5 with two strikeouts. DHWes Hodges (.278) went 0-for-4. LHP Lee Hyde faced seven batters in relief. His line: 2 IP, 1H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO. 1B Luke Murton (.252) went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and asacrifice fly. RF Matt Murton (.346) was 0-for-1. 2B David Newhan(.274) went 0-for-2. LF Danny Payne (.250) was 1-for-4. 1B Whit Robbins (.285) went 1-for-3 with a solo home run (8)and two walks. DH Jeremy Slayden (.292) was 0-for-3 with a sacrifice fly.
Previously: Saturday In Professional Baseball (July 25 action).