In The Majors
LF Brandon Boggs (.245) went 1-for-4 with a walk and threestrikeouts. RHP Micah Owings took the loss as San Diego battered Arizona8-5. His line: (L,6-9) 3 IP, 6 H, 8 R, 8 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO, 2 HR, 1HBP. Owings (.288) also singled in his only plate appearance. LFEric Patterson (.000) walked and scored a run in the eighthinning along with striking out three times. 1B Mark Teixeira(.283) was 2-for-4 with two doubles, an RBI and a strikeout. CJason Varitek (.218) went 1-for-2 with a double and twowalks.
In The Minors
CF Charlie Blackmon (.323) went 4-for-6 with a double and twoRBI. RHP Kevin Cameron faced two batters in relief. Hisline: 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO, DH Wally Crancer (.287) was 0-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. SS Tyler Greene went 1-for-5 with an RBI single, a stolen baseand a strikeout in his Class AAA debut with Memphis. Greene has nowhit safely in 19 straight minor league games. 2B Michael Fisher (.257) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. CFGarrett Groce (.253) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout. 3BWes Hodges (.301) was 3-for-5 with two doubles, agame-ending solo home run, three RBI and two strikeouts. Seestory. 1BJeff Kindel (.293) went 0-for-4. LF Matt Murton (.292) was 0-for-4 in his debut with Class AAASacramento. C Mike Nickeas (.235) went 2-for-4 including a strikeout. RFJason Perry (.282) was 0-for-3 with two strikeouts. DHWhit Robbins (.277) went 2-for-4 with a walk and astrikeout. RF Jeremy Slayden (.297) celebrated his 26th birthday by going3-for-5 with a two-run homer, an RBI single and a strikeout. LHPRyan Turner retired nine of the 10 batters he faced inrelief to notch a save as Clinton beat Lansing 5-1. His line; (S,2)3 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO. C Matt Wieters (.326) was 1-for-4 with an RBI.
Previously: Sunday In Professional Baseball (July 27 action)