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Alumni In The Pros: Friday In Professional Baseball

In The Majors:

CF Marlon Byrd (.280) went 1-for-4 with a strikeout. 1BMark Teixeira (.284) was 0-for-6 with a walk and twostrikeouts. C Jason Varitek (.225) went 0-for-6 with threestrikeouts. C Matt Wieters (.275) was 2-for-3 with a walk, a double andan RBI.

In The Minors:

CF Charlie Blackmon (.302) extended his hitting streak to sixgames while going 2-for-5 with a double, an RBI and two strikeouts.LF Brandon Boggs (.289) went 2-for-6 with an RBI. Boggs ishitting .360 for the month of August. DH Wally Crancer (.309) was 2-for-3 with a strikeout. It’s hisseventh multi-hit game in his last 12 games. 2B Michael Fisher (.239) went 1-for-5. SS Tyler Greene (.288) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. 3BWes Hodges (.265) went 2-for-4 with an RBI double and asolo home run. RF/PH Matt Murton (.332) was 1-for-4 with two RBI and astrikeout. 2B David Newhan (.272) went 0-for-4 with a walkand two strikeouts. 2B Eric Patterson (.326) extended his hitting streak to 10games by going 1-for-6 with a two-run homer (10), a stolen base anda strikeout. LF Danny Payne (.241) went 1-for-2 with two walks, a doubleand an RBI. OF Jeremy Slayden announced his retirement.

Previously: Thursday In Professional Baseball (August 6 action).

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