In The Majors:
CF Marlon Byrd (.328) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout. 3BNomar Garciaparra (.231) grounded out in his only at-batbefore leaving the game with tightness in his right calf.Garciaparra is expected to be placed on the disabled list withEric Patterson likely to replace him on the Oakland roster.Micah Owings (.364) struck out as a pinch-hitter. 1BMark Teixeira (.206) went 0-for-4 with a walk. C JasonVaritek (.236) was 2-for-4 with a walk, a double and an RBI.
In The Minors:
CF Charlie Blackmon (.304) went 3-for-6 with a triple, astolen base and a strikeout. LF Brandon Boggs (.232) was 1-for-3 with a walk, a stolen baseand a strikeout. C Wally Crancer (.304) went 2-for-5 with a solo home run. LHPDavid Duncan took the loss as San Jose trounced Lancaster17-7. His line: (L,0-4) 2.2 IP, 7 H, 7 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 1 SO, 1 HR.SS Tyler Greene (.296) went 2-for-4 with a walk, a stolenbase, an RBI and a strikeout. DH (.284) was 3-for-5 with a doubleand a strikeout. 1B Jeff Kindel (.357) went 0-for-3 with a walk. LF Eric Patterson (.329) extended his hitting streak to ninegames bu going 1-for-4 with a strikeout. RF Jason Perry (.250) went 2-for-4 with two home runs andthree RBI. 1B Whit Robbins (.212) was 1-for-5 with a strikeout. DHJeremy Slayden (.189) was 1-for-4 with a double and twostrikeouts. C Matt Wieters (.268) went 1-for-4 with a sacrifice fly andtwo RBI.
Previously: Monday In Professional Baseball (April 27 action).