In The Majors
LF Brandon Boggs (.237) went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts. RFMarlon Byrd (.291) was 0-for-2 with a strikeout beforeleaving the game due to a hyperextended left elbow. SS NomarGarciaparra (.257) went 1-for-4 with a strikeout. 2B DavidNewhan (.209) was 0-for-2 with a walk. LF Eric Patterson (.133) went 1-for-3 with a walk and a stolenbase. CF Jay Payton (.246) walked and scored in his onlytime at-bat. 1B Mark Teixeira (.370) extended his hittingstreak to seven games by going 3-for-4 with an RBI single.
In The Minors
CF Charlie Blackmon (.341) extended his latest hitting streakto five games while going 1-for-3 along with another HBP. RFWally Crancer (.272) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout. DHMichael Fisher (.248) was 1-for-4 with an RBI double andthree strikeouts. 3B Wes Hodges (.280) went 0-for-4. 1B Jeff Kindel (.295) was 2-for-3 with a walk. LF Matt Murton (.293) went 2-for-5. C Mike Nickeas (.230) was 1-for-3 with a double and astrikeout. RF Jason Perry (.256) went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts. RFJeremy Slayden (.292) extended his hitting streak to fivegames by going 1-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout. DH Matt Wieters (.355) was 0-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. RHP Blake Wood took the loss as Midland shutout NorthwestArkansas 2-0. His line: (L,4-7) 6 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 4 SO, 1WP.
Previously: Thursday In Professional Baseball (August 14 action)