In The Majors
LF Marlon Byrd (.190) went 1-for-4. RHP Micah Owings took the loss as Florida beat Arizona 3-2. Hisline: (L,5-2) 7 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 10 SO, 1 HR. Owings(.323) also struck out in each of his three plate appearances. 1BMark Teixeira (.264) was 4-for-5 with a pair of RBI singlesand three walks as Atlanta took a doubleheader from New York. CJason Varitek (.286) went 0-for-2 with a walk and twostrikeouts.
In The Minors
C Wally Crancer (.328) went 0-for-4 including two strikeouts.SS Michael Fisher (.250) was 1-for-4 with a strikeout. CFGarrett Groce (.299) went 0-for-3 with a strikeout. 3BWes Hodges (.289) was 1-for-2 with two walks and two RBI.LF Matt Murton (.360) went 1-for-5. RF David Newhan(.232) was 0-for-4 with an RBI. 2B Eric Patterson (.274) went 2-for-4 with an RBI single, adouble, a walk and a strikeout. LF Jason Perry (.306) extended his latest hitting streak toeight games by going 2-for-4 including a two-run homer and an RBIdouble off of Jeff Samardzija. Perry is once again tied for theSouthern League lead in home runs with 11 in just 108 at-bats. 1BWhit Robbins (.248) extended his hitting streak to eightgames while going 1-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout. RFJeremy Slayden (.282) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout. CMatt Wieters (.345) was 2-for-3 with two walks.
Previously: Monday In Professional Baseball (May 19 action)