In The Majors
LF Brandon Boggs (.266) went 1-for-2 with a stolen base. RF/CFMarlon Byrd (.256) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout. PH/RFMatt Murton (.261) went 0-for-1. David Newhanreturned to the Majors and played the final two innings at secondbase. LF Eric Patterson (.320) was 1-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. LF Jay Payton (.254) went 0-for-1. 1B MarkTeixeira (.274) was 2-for-4 with a double, a two-run homer anda strikeout. C Jason Varitek (.231) went 1-for-4 with an RBIsingle and a strikeout.
In The Minors
CF Charlie Blackmon (.222) went 1-for-3 with a sacrifice fly.DH Wally Crancer (.319) was 1-for-2 with two walks. SSMichael Fisher (.274) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout. LFGarrett Groce (.271) was 2-for-3 with a double, a walk anda strikeout. 3B Wes Hodges (.317) went 1-for-5 with two walks and twostrikeouts. RHP Steve Kelly was not involved in the decisionas Long Island defeated Somerset 7-6 in 10 innings. His line: 7 IP,9 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 6 SO. RHP Andrew Kown was the losing pitcher as Trenton topped Erie6-2. His line: (L,4-9) 5.2 IP, 10 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 3 BB, 2 SO, 1 HR.LHP TimLadd faced 15 batters in relief. His line: 3.1 IP, 4 H, 2R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO. 2B Richard Lewis (.278) was 3-for-5with two doubles, a walk and an RBI. C Mike Nickeas (.250) went 0-for-4. RF Jason Perry (.322) was 1-for-3 with a bases-loaded HBP anda strikeout. 1B Whit Robbins (.276) went 0-for-3. RF Jeremy Slayden (.282) was 1-for-4 with a double and astrikeout. Starting catcher Matt Wieters went 1-for-2 with an RBI single in the bottomof the first inning as the Carolina League beat the CaliforniaLeague 3-1 in the annual California/Carolina League All-Star Gameat Myrtle Beach.
Previously: Tuesday In Professional Baseball (June 23 action)