In The Majors:
CF Marlon Byrd (.291) went 0-for-2 with a sacrifice flyand a strikeout. SS/3B Tyler Greene (.271) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout. RHPMicah Owings was not involved in the decision as Washingtonrallied for two runs in the bottom of the ninth to edge Cincinnati3-2. His line: 5.1 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 4 BB, 4 SO, 1 WP, 2 HBP.Owings (.257) also went 0-for-2 with a strikeout. 1B MarkTeixeira (.289) went 0-for-5. C Jason Varitek (.236) was0-for-4.
In The Minors:
DH Charlie Blackmon (.311) went 1-for-3 with a double and anHBP. RHP Tim Gustafson faced eight batters in relief. His line: 2IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO. RHP Chris Hicks got the win as Lancaster topped Inland Empire6-1. His line: (W,5-3) 6.2 IP, 7 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO, 1 HR.RHP Jared Hyatt took the loss in relief as San AntonioRiccardo Ingram filled in as manager for Rochester as theRed Wings beat Toledo 4-0. 1B Jeff Kindel (.302) was 1-for-5 with a walk and fourstrikeouts. RHP Andrew Kown faced six batters in relief. His line: 1.1 IP,3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO. RF Matt Murton extended his PCL hitting streak to 18 games bygoing 2-for-3 with a walk, a stolen base and an RBI. LF DavidNewhan (.278) went 0-for-3. 2B Eric Patterson (.297) was 1-for-4. LF Danny Payne (.240) went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and astrikeout. 1B Whit Robbins (.342) was 0-for-3 with a walk. In his firstgame back in Class AA, Jeremy Slayden delivered a pinch-hit game-ending grand slamhomer as Reading beat Trenton 6-3. See story and photo. RHP Blake Wood was not involved in the decision as NW Arkansasbeat Arkansas 2-1 in the opening game of a Texas Leaguedoubleheader. His line: 7 IP, 7 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO.
Previously: Wednesday In Professional Baseball (June 10 action).