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Alumni In The Pros: Friday In Professional Baseball

In The Majors:

Marlon Byrd sat out once again as he recovers fromkidney stones. See story. Eric Patterson was called up to the Majors by Oakland. 1BMark Teixeira went 1-for-5 with a double and a strikeout. CJason Varitek (.222) was 0-for-2 with a sacrifice fly and awalk. C Matt Wieters (.272) went 3-for-4 with a double and fourRBI. See video.

In The Minors:

CF Charlie Blackmon (.308) extended his hitting streak to 12games while going 2-for-4 with a stolen base (27). CF Brandon Boggs (.268) was 0-for-4 with three strikeouts. DHWally Crancer (.316) went 1-for-4 with a triple. LHPDavid Duncan was the winning pitcher as Lexington beatHickory 6-2. His line: (W,4-3) 5 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 7 SO, 1HBP. 2B Michael Fisher (.239) went 2-for-4 including a strikeout.SS Tyler Greene (.281) was 1-for-5 with a three-run homer(13). RHP Tim Gustafson was not involved in the decision asMississippi edged West Tenn 5-4. His line: 5 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 5BB, 4 SO. 3B Wes Hodges (.270) went 2-for-4 with a walk. DH Jeff Kindel (.270) walked three times and struck out once.RHP Andy Mitchell worked in relief. His line: 2 IP, 3 H, 3R, 3 ER, 4 BB, 0 SO. 1B Luke Murton (.275) was 1-for-3 with a walk and twostrikeouts. RF Matt Murton (.318) returned to Colorado Springs and went0-for-3. CF Danny Payne (.247) was 1-for-5 with a solo home run, astolen base, and two strikeouts. LF Jason Perry (.214) went 1-for-4.

Previously: Thursday In Professional Baseball (August 27 action).

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