In The Majors
3B Nomar Garciaparra (.167) went 0-for-4. 2BEric Patterson (.000) was 0-for-4 along with his firstMajor League RBI and stolen base. See story. Jay Payton (.269) delivered a two-run pinch-hitsingle. 1B Mark Teixeira (.203) went 1-for-5. C JasonVaritek (.276) was 1-for-4 with an RBI double.
In The Minors
C Wally Crancer (.269) was 0-for-2 with a walk and astrikeout. SS Michael Fisher (.224) went 0-for-3 with a walk and twostrikeouts. SS Tyler Greene (.200) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. 3BWes Hodges (.328) went 0-for-4 with a walk and twostrikeouts. 1B Jeff Kindel (.333) was 2-for-4 with two doubles, three RBIand a strikeout. RHP Andrew Kown got the win as Erie beat Altoona 13-4. Hisline: (W,2-1) 7 IP, 11 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 3 HR. Matt Murton was scratched from the Iowa starting lineup inpreparation for a call-up to the Majors with the Cubs. Mike Nickeas (.250) delivered a pinch-hit single. DHDanny Payne came off the bench and went 0-for-1 with twowalks in his season-debut for Class A Fort Wayne. RF Clifton Remole (.000) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. RFJeremy Slayden (.250) went 0-for-3 including a strikeout. CMatt Wieters (.405) was 1-for-5 with an RBI single and astrikeout.
“Matt Wieters’ hot start won’t alter O’s plan”. See story.
Previously: Thursday In Professional Baseball (April 17 action)