In The Majors:
OF Brandon Boggs was optioned to Class AAA Oklahoma City. CFMarlon Byrd (.283) went 1-for-5. Nomar Garciaparra(.250) grounded out as a pinch-hitter. SS Tyler Greene (.264) was 0-for-3 with two strikeouts. 1BMark Teixeira (.276) went 0-for-4 with a walk and an RBI. CJason Varitek (.228) was 0-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. C Matt Wieters (.243) went 0-for-2 with two walks and astrikeout.
In The Minors:
CF Charlie Blackmon (.296) went 1-for-4 with a two-run doubleand two strikeouts. DH Wally Crancer (.283) was 0-for-3. 3B Wes Hodges drew a walk in his only at-bat as he began arehab assignment in the South Atlantic League. 1B Jeff Kindel (.278) went 0-for-3 with a walk. 1B Luke Murton (.158) was 1-for-4 with an RBI double and threestrikeouts. RF Matt Murton (.381) snapped an 0-for-14 drought while going1-for-4 with an RBI double. RF David Newhan (.269) went0-for-3 including a strikeout. CF Danny Payne (.250) extended his hitting streak to fivegames while going 1-for-3 with a two-run homer, two walks and astrikeout.
Previously: Thursday In Professional Baseball (June 25 action).