In The Majors:
LF Marlon Byrd (.265) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout. DHNomar Garciaparra (.270) was 2-for-4 with an RBI in hisreturn to Fenway Park. See story. DH Mark Teixeira (.273) went 0-for-5 with twostrikeouts. C Matt Wieters (.238) went 0-for-2 with a walk. C Matt Wieters (.268) went 0-for-3 with a strikeout.
In The Minors:
CF Charlie Blackmon (.302) went 1-for-5. 1B Jeff Kindel (.276) was 1-for-4 with a double, a walk, twoRBI and a strikeout. RHP Andrew Kown (3-0) worked a 1-2-3 inning in relief to getthe win as Harrisburg beat Akron 8-2. 1B Luke Murton (.192) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. 2BDavid Newhan (.250) was 1-for-4 with a double and astrikeout. C Mike Nickeas (.143) went 0-for-2 with a walk. 3BEric Patterson (.314) was 1-for-4 with a solo home run, awalk and two strikeouts. 1B Whit Robbins (.294) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. RHPBrad Rulon worked in long relief. His line: 4 IP, 2 H, 0 R,0 ER, 0 BB, 4 SO, 1 WP. PH Jeremy Slayden (.360) was 0-for-1.
Previously: Sunday In Professional Baseball (July 5 action).