In The Majors:
LF Marlon Byrd (.393) went 1-for-4 with a solo homerun. DH Nomar Garciaparra (.179) was 0-for-5 with twostrikeouts. 1B Mark Teixeira (.179) went 1-for-3 with a solohome run and two walks. C Jason Varitek (.207) was 1-for-4including a strikeout.
In The Minors:
CF Charlie Blackmon (.233) went 1-for-4 with a walk and astrikeout. LF Brandon Boggs (.258) was 1-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. RHP Kevin Cameron struck out one batter in a1-2-3 inning of relief. 2B Michael Fisher (.270) went 1-for-3 with two walks and astrikeout while batting leadoff. SS Tyler Greene (.303) was 1-for-3 with an RBI triple, twowalks and two strikeouts. RHP Chris Hicks took the loss in his second start of the seasonas High Desert topped Lancaster 9-1. His line: (L,1-1) 4.2 IP, 6 H,4 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO. 3B Wes Hodges (.250) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout. RFMatt Murton (.406) was 2-for-5 with a stolen base. CMike Nickeas (.125) went 1-for-4 with an RBI double and twostrikeouts. LF Eric Patterson (.323) went 0-for-4. RF Danny Payne (.231) struck out four times. LF Jeremy Slayden (.200) was 0-for-3 with a walk in his firstClass AAA start. C Matt Wieters (.292) delivered the first base hit in thehistory of Gwinnett Stadium but then immediately left the game dueto cramping in his right hamstring. See story.
Previously: Thursday In Professional Baseball (April 16 action).