Alumni In The Pros: Tuesday In Professional Baseball

Alumni In The Majors

CF Marlon Byrd played one inning in the field. CJason Varitek (.261) went 1-for-3 with two RBI and astrikeout. 1B Mark Teixeira (.230) was 1-for-4 with adouble. RHP Blake Wood faced four batters in relief. His line: 1 IP, 0H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO. C Matt Wieters (.237) drew a pinch-hit walk in his onlyat-bat.

Alumni In Japan

CF/LF Matt Murton (.353) went 2-for-5 with an RBI and astrikeout.

Alumni In The Minors

CF Brandon Boggs (.278) was 0-for-3 with a walk and twostrikeouts. LF Chase Burnette (.304) went 2-for-5 with two doubles and anRBI. SS Derek Dietrich (.250) was 1-for-5 with an RBI. SSTyler Greene (.296) went 0-for-4 including a strikeout. DHWes Hodges (.263) was 0-for-4 with a walk. C Cole Leonida (.263) extended his career-opening hittingstreak to five games while going 1-for-4 with a strikeout. Leonidalined out to third in his only at-bat against Andrew Robinson. 3B Thomas Nichols (.406) extended his hitting streak to fivegames while going 2-for-4 with a double and two strikeouts. CMike Nickeas (.312) went 2-for-3 with a double and a walk.LF Danny Payne (.270) was 0-for-4 including a strikeout. CFJay Payton (.323) went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI. 1BTony Plagman (.152) went 0-for-3 with a walk and twostrikeouts. RHP Andrew Robinson faced eight batters in relief. His line: 2IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO. The Detroit Tigers promotedJeff Rowland to Class A West Michigan.

Previously: Monday In Professional Baseball (June 28 action)

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