In The Majors
LF Brandon Boggs (.250) went 1-for-2 with a ninth inning RBIdouble along with scoring the game-ending run as Texas rallied tobeat Toronto 9-8. RF/CF Marlon Byrd (.255) was 1-for-2 withthree walks. IF Nomar Garciaparra was placed on the disabledlist. LF Jay Payton (.248) went 2-for-5 with a double, athree-run triple and a strikeout. 1B Mark Teixeira (.300)was 1-for-2 with two walks. C Jason Varitek (.216) struckout in his only at-bat.
In The Minors
CF Charlie Blackmon (.335) turned in his third straight gamewith three or more hits by going 3-for-5 with a strikeout. Blackmonnow leads the Northwest League with 58 hits this summer. SSTyler Greene (.250) went 2-for-4 with a double and astrikeout. CF Garrett Groce (.251) was 0-for-4. 3B Wes Hodges (.296) went 0-for-5 with a strikeout. 1BJeff Kindel (.298) was 3-for-3 with a walk and an RBI. DHMatt Murton (.286) went 1-for-3 with a double, a walk and astrikeout. C Mike Nickeas (.233) was 0-for-1. PH Micah Owings (.000) went 0-for-1. 2B Eric Patterson (.325) was 1-for-4 PH/RF Jason Perry (.260) went 0-for-2. Whit Robbins grounded out as a pinch-hitter. RF Jeremy Slayden (.297) was 0-for-5. LHP Ryan Turner struck out one batter in a 1-2-3 eighth inningin relief. C Matt Wieters (.352) went 0-for-4 with a sacrifice fly.
Previously: Thursday In Professional Baseball (July 31 action)