In The Majors:
Nomar Garciaparra (.264) struck out as a pinch-hitter.The Rockies designated OF Matt Murton off the active roster so they may send him backto Colorado Springs. See story. 1B Mark Teixeira (.285) went 1-for-4 with twoRBI.
In The Minors:
CF Charlie Blackmon extended his latest hitting streak to 10games while going 1-for-4 with two strikeouts. DH Wally Crancer (.318) was 1-for-4 with two strikeouts. 2BMichael Fisher (.237) went 0-for-4 including a strikeout.SS Tyler Greene (.281) was 0-for-4. Tim Gustafson pinch-ran. 3B Wes Hodges (.264) went 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI. 1BJeff Kindel (.269) was 3-for-5 with two RBI. 1B Luke Murton (.275) went 0-for-3 including an HBP and astrikeout. 2B Eric Patterson (.307) went 1-for-6 with an RBI. DHJason Perry (.212) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. LFDanny Payne (.251) was 2-for-4 with a double and a stolenbase (16). RHP Zach Von Tersch was not involved in the decision asGreeneville beat Kingsport 5-3 in 10 innings. His line: 6 IP, 4 H,1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 8 SO.
Previously: Tuesday In Professional Baseball (August 25 action).