In The Majors
PH/LF Marlon Byrd (.133) went 0-for-3 with a strikeout.LF Jay Payton (.211) entered the game in the bottom of theeighth inning as a pinch-runner. C Jason Varitek (.244) was1-for-4 with a double and a strikeout.
In The Minors
LF Brandon Boggs (.351) was 2-for-5 with two doubles and twoRBI. C Wally Crancer (.294) went 0-for-4. SS Michael Fisher (.234) was 1-for-4 with an RBI single and astrikeout. SS Tyler Greene (.220) went 1-for-4 with a walk, a stolen baseand a strikeout. RF Garrett Groce (.300) went 2-for-4 with a walk, a stolenbase, two RBI and three runs scored. 3B Wes Hodges (.333) was 1-for-3 with a walk. 1B Jeff Kindel (.316) went 3-for-4 with a double. RHP AndyMitchell took the loss in relief as Indianapolis beat Norfolk3-2. His line: (L,2-1) 1.1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO. LFMatt Murton (.333) went 0-for-5 with a walk. 2B Eric Patterson (.229) was 1-for-6 with two strikeouts.PR/LF Clifton Remole went 0-for-1 in his Texas League debut. RFJeremy Slayden (.286) struck out four times. LHPRyan Turner pitched in relief. His line: 1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1ER, 1 BB, 1 SO, 1 WP, 1 HBP. RHP Blake Wood was not involved in the decision as Kinston beatWilmington 7-5. His line: 3 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 5 BB, 2 SO, 1 WP.
Matt Wieters has been named Carolina League Player of the Week.
Previously: Sunday In Professional Baseball (April 13 action)