Alumni In The Majors
PH/CF Marlon Byrd (.348) went 2-for-2 including apinch-hit single and a solo home run (4). PH/3B Tyler Greene (.167) was 0-for-2. LF Eric Patterson (.250) went 1-for-4 with a double and astrikeout. 1B Mark Teixeira (.136) was 0-for-2 with twowalks. Jason Varitek handled catching duties for twoinnings. C Matt Wieters (.280) was 1-for-5 with an RBI and astrikeout.
Alumni In Japan
CF Matt Murton (.348) went 3-for-3 with two walks.
Alumni In The Minors
CF Brandon Boggs (.304) was 1-for-2 with a solo home run andtwo walks. 1B Wes Hodges (.321) went 2-for-3 with a walk and an RBI. LFJeff Kindel (.299) was 2-for-4 with a home run and fourRBI. RHP Andrew Kown was not involved in the decision as Syracuseedged Toledo 2-1. His line: 5.1 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 SO. DHLuke Murton (.281) was 0-for-3 with a walk and twostrikeouts. CF Danny Payne (.167) went 2-for-4 with two RBI. LF JayPayton (.264) was 0-for-2 with a walk. RHP Brad Rulon faced 11 batters in relief. His line: 2.2 IP, 2H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO, 1 WP. RHP Blake Wood struck out one batter in a 1-2-3 inning ofrelief to earn his fourth save of the season.
Previously: Thursday In Professional Baseball (April 29 action)