In The Majors
RF Marlon Byrd (.254) went 2-for-4 with a walk, astrikeout and a game-ending grand slam home run. See video. PH David Newhan (.212) was 0-for-1. CF JayPayton (.244) went 1-for-3 with a walk. C Jason Varitek(.220) was 1-for-2 with two walks and a strikeout.
In The Minors
SS Michael Fisher (.253) went 1-for-3 with a walk. 3BWes Hodges (.293) was 1-for-4 with a walk, an RBI and astrikeout. 1B (.293) went 1-for-6. RHP Andy Mitchell was thewinning pitcher as Norfolk beat Columbus 8-6. His line: (W,11-6) 5IP, 8 H, 6 R, 4 ER, 2 BB (1 IBB), 3 SO, 1 HR. LF Matt Murton (.291) extended his hitting streak to fivegames by going 3-for-5 with a triple and a two-run homer. CFEric Patterson (.325) extended his hitting streak to sixgames by going 2-for-5 with a solo home run. DH Jason Perry (.257) went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.Perry is hitting just .118 (4-for-34) since returning to Richmondfollowing his four-game stint in the Majors. RF Jeremy Slayden (.294) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout. CMatt Wieters (.367) went 1-for-4 with a solo home run, awalk and a strikeout.
Previously: Sunday In Professional Baseball (August 3 action)