In The Majors
LF Brandon Boggs (.236) went 0-for-3 with a walk and twostrikeouts. RF Marlon Byrd (.293) was 2-for-4 with an RBIsingle and a strikeout. LF Eric Patterson (.130) went 1-for-4 including a strikeout.CF Jay Payton (.241) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout. 1BMark Teixeira (.371) went 0-for-2 with a walk. C JasonVaritek (.216) was 1-for-4 with a solo home run, a walk and twostrikeouts.
In The Minors
DH Michael Fisher (.250) went 1-for-4 with an RBI. SSTyler Greene (.258) was 1-for-4 with a walk. RHP SteveKelly took the loss in relief as Long Island edged Somerset 3-2in the opening game of an Atlantic League doubleheader. His line:(L,5-10) 3 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 4 SO, 1 HR. 1B Jeff Kindel (.290) went 1-for-5 with a double and astrikeout. Mike Nickeas (.224) drew a pinch-hit walk. RF Jason Perry (.262) was 0-for-2 with a walk. RF Jeremy Slayden (.293) went 1-for-2 with two walks. LHPRyan Turner took the loss as Peoria scored three runs inthe bottom of the ninth to beat Clinton 6-5. His line (L,5-3) 1 IP,5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO.
Previously: Sunday In Professional Baseball (August 17 action)