In The Minors
CF Charlie Blackmon extended his hitting streak to six gamesby going 2-for-5 with an RBI, a stolen base and a strikeout. RFWally Crancer (.293) went 0-for-3 with a strikeout. LHPDavid Duncan earned his first professional win as Tri-Citybeat Staten Island 3-2. His line: (W,1-3) 5 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0BB, 3 SO. 2B Michael Fisher (.261) was 0-for-3 with an RBI and astrikeout. SS Tyler Greene (.243) went 3-for-12 with two doubles and twostrikeouts. CF Garrett Groce (.279) was 2-for-3 with a double and astrikeout. RHP Jared Hyatt was not involved in the decision in his firstClass AAA start. His line: 6.1 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 4 BB, 3 SO, 1WP. LHP Lee Hyde made another rehab start for the GCL Braves. Hisline: 1 IP, 0 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 0 SO. 1B Jeff Kindel (.294) went 3-for-8 with two RBI and twostrikeouts. C Mike Nickeas (.222) was 0-for-3 with a strikeout. 2BEric Patterson (.332) went 1-for-4 with a double. Pattersonhas hit safely in all five games he has played for Sacramento. RFDanny Payne (.243) was 1-for-4 with an RBI and a strikeout.DH Whit Robbins (.275) went 2-for-5 with an RBI double and astrikeout. RHP Brad Rulon faced three batters in relief. His line: 0.2 IP,0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 IBB, 2 SO. RF Jeremy Slayden (.294) went 1-for-4 with two strikeouts. CMatt Wieters (.344) extended his hitting streak to 14 gamesby going 1-for-4. Wieters’ streak is the longest of the season fora Bowie hitter.
Previously: Sunday In Professional Baseball (July 13 action)