Alumni In The Majors
CF Marlon Byrd (.312) went 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.LF Eric Patterson (.212) was 0-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. 1B Mark Teixeira (.258) went 0-for-3 with a walkand a strikeout. C Matt Wieters (.245) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout. RHPBlake Wood recorded his first Major League win as KansasCity scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth to top Baltimore7-5. His line: (W,1-2) 1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO.
Alumni In Japan
RF Matt Murton (.345) was 1-for-4.
Alumni In The Minors
CF Charlie Blackmon (.270) went 1-for-4. RF Brandon Boggs (.279) was 2-for-3 with a double and a walkwhile reaching base for the 29th consecutive game. 1B Chase Burnette (.272) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. SSDerek Dietrich (.280) extended his hitting streak to ninegames while going 2-for-4 including a strikeout. DH Michael Fisher (.250) was 1-for-4 with two strikeouts. 1BLuke Murton (.253) went 1-for-4 with a double and astrikeout. C Mike Nickeas (.287) was 1-for-4 with a solo home run, awalk and a strikeout. 3B Thomas Nichols (.268) went 1-for-4 including threestrikeouts. RHP Micah Owings was not involved in the decision in his secondClass AAA start. His line: 4 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO, 1 HBP.CF Danny Payne (.262) was 3-for-4 with two doubles, a walk, astolen base (26) and three RBI. 1B Tony Plagman (.288) went 0-for-4. RHP Andrew Robinson made his first professional start. Hisline: 3.1 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO.
Previously: Thursday In Professional Baseball (July 29 action)