In The Majors
BrandonBoggs (.250) struck out as a pinch-hitter. DavidNewhan (.269) struck out as a pinch-hitter. RHP Micah Owings faced three batters in relief. His line: 1 IP,0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO. 1B Mark Teixeira (.281) was2-for-4 with an RBI double. C Jason Varitek (.218) went2-for-4 with a two-run homer, a walk and a strikeout.
In The Minors
CF Charlie Blackmon extended his hitting streak to 13 gameswhile going 2-for-4 with a stolen base and a strikeout. CWally Crancer (,291) went 1-for-4. PR/DH Michael Fisher (.263) was 0-for-1. RF Garrett Groce (.260) went 0-for-5 with three strikeouts. DHTyler Greene extended his hitting streak to 13 games bygoing 1-for-5 with a double and two strikeouts. 3B Wes Hodges (.305) was 1-for-6 with a double. LHPLee Hyde faced four batters to get the win in his firstCarolina League appearance of the season as Myrtle Beach beatFrederick 4-3. His line: (W,1-0) 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO.RHP Steve Kelly was the losing pitcher as Long Island toppedSomerset 8-5. His line: (L,5-6) 6 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO, 2HR, 1 HBP. 1B Jeff Kindel (.300) went 2-for-4 with a walk and an RBI. 2BEric Patterson (.328) was 0-for-5 with three strikeouts. 1BWhit Robbins (.272) went 0-for-3 with a sacrifice fly and astrikeout. RHP Brad Rulon faced seven batters in relief. His line: 2 IP, 1H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO. Rulon has now allowed just one run on 14hits while striking out 30 in 22 innings as a professional. RFJeremy Slayden (.293) went 1-for-4 with a strikeout. CMatt Wieters (.346) was 1-for-3 with a walk, an RBI and astolen base.
Previously: Sunday In Professional Baseball (July 20 action)