Alumni In The Pros: Thursday In Professional Baseball

In The Majors

1B Mark Teixeira (.274) went 2-for-3 with an RBI singleand a three-run homer as well as two walks.

In The Minors

C Wally Crancer (.316) went 2-for-4 with a walk as well as ago-ahead two-run double in the top of the 10th inning. Michael Fisher pinch-ran. SS Tyler Greene (.205) was 0-for-2 with a walk, a sacrificeand a strikeout. CF Garrett Groce (.284) went 2-for-5 with an RBI and twostrikeouts. 3B Wes Hodges (.316) was 2-for-4 with a walk. RHP SteveKelly got the win as Somerset beat Camden 9-6. His line:(W,3-2) 7 IP, 8 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO, 1 HR. 1B Jeff Kindel (.306) went 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI. 3BRichard Lewis (.290) went 1-for-4 including a strikeout. RHPAndy Mitchell was not involved in the decision as Durhamrallied for four runs in the top of the ninth to beat Norfolk 10-7.His line: 3 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 4 SO. LF Matt Murton (.351) went 1-for-4. 2B David Newhan(.227) was 0-for-2 with a walk, an RBI and a strikeout. CMike Nickeas (.239) went 1-for-2 with a walk. 2BEric Patterson (.310) was 0-for-1. RF Jason Perry (.314) went 3-for-4 with two solo home runs.Perry is tied for the Southern League lead with 13 home runs injust 137 at bats. 1B Whit Robbins (.254) was 1-for-5 with an RBI double and twostrikeouts. RHP Kyle Schmidt took the loss in his first start sincereturning to the Carolina League as Kinston topped Frederick 3-2.His line: (L,1-1) 5 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 5 SO, 1 HR. DHJeremy Slayden (.271) went 0-for-1. C/PH Matt Wieters (.340) went 0-for-3 with a walk. RHPBlake Wood was not involved in the decision in his Class AAdebut as Midland beat NW Arkansas 7-6. His line: 4.1 IP, 7 H, 3 R,3 ER, 2 BB, 6 SO, 1 HR.

Previously: Wednesday In Professional Baseball (May 28 action)

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