Alumni In The Pros: Friday In Professional Baseball

In The Majors:

LF Marlon Byrd (.278) went 1-for-4 with a three-runhomer (11) and a strikeout. LF Eric Patterson (.185) was 1-for-4 with an RBI and twostrikeouts. 1B Mark Teixeira (.281) went 1-for-5 with adouble, an RBI and a strikeout. C Jason Varitek (.236) was0-for-3 with a walk. C Matt Wieters (.279) extended his hitting streak to eightgames while going 2-for-4.

In The Minors:

CF Charlie Blackmon (.297) went 0-for-3 with a strikeout. RFBrandon Boggs (.281) was 3-for-4 with a double and atwo-run homer (5). DH Wally Crancer (.292) went 1-for-5 with a two-run homer (6).2B Michael Fisher (.240) was 3-for-7 with a walk, an RBI, astolen base and a strikeout. SS Tyler Greene (.296) extended his hitting streak to sevengames while going 2-for-6 with two strikeouts. 3B Wes Hodges (.270) went 1-for-4 with a double. LHPLee Hyde worked in relief. His line: 1.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0ER, 3 BB, 3 SO. 1B Jeff Kindel (.272) was 2-for-4 with a strikeout. RFMatt Murton (.339) went 2-for-5 with a double, an RBI andtwo strikeouts. 2B David Newhan (.262) walked, stole a baseand struck out three times. CF Danny Payne (.247) was 1-for-3 with a two-run homer (7). DHJeremy Slayden (.294) went 1-for-5 including a strikeout.RHP Zach Von Tersch (strikeout, two line outs) worked a 1-2-3inning in relief.

Previously: Thursday In Professional Baseball (July 30 action).

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