In The Majors:
CF Marlon Byrd (.282) went 1-for-4 with a double, awalk and two strikeouts. DH Nomar Garciaparra (.259) was0-for-2. 1B Mark Teixeira (.288) went 1-for-3 with a solohome run (30) and a walk. C Jason Varitek (.222) was 1-for-4including two strikeouts. C Matt Wieters (.269) went 1-for-4 with two RBI and astrikeout.
In The Minors:
DH Charlie Blackmon (.308) extended his hitting streak to fivegames by going 2-for-5 with a stolen base (24) and an RBI. RFBrandon Boggs (.273) went 0-for-4. 2B Michael Fisher (.245) extended his hitting streak to fivegames while going 1-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts. RHPChris Hicks took the loss as Bakersfield blasted Lancaster14-5. His line: (L,9-9) 3.2 IP, 9 H, 9 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO, 1 HR.3B Wes Hodges (.262) was 0-for-3 with a walk. LHP LeeHyde got the win in relief as Myrtle Beach beat Lynchburg9-6. His line: (W,3-1) 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO. 1BJeff Kindel (.263) was 0-for-5 with a strikeout. 1BLuke Murton (.277) went 3-for-4 with three doubles, a walkand a strikeout. RF Matt Murton (.321) was 0-for-2. 2B David Newhan(.273) went 1-for-3 with a walk, an RBI and a strikeout. LFEric Patterson (.324) went 1-for-4 with an RBI double andthree strikeouts. CF Danny Payne (.246) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout. DHJason Perry went 0-for-3 including a strikeout to begin arehab assignment in the Gulf Coast League. 1B Whit Robbins (.275) was 0-for-4. RHP Brad Rulon struck out all three batters he faced in relief.
Previously: Thursday In Professional Baseball (August 13 action).