Alumni In Japan
RF Matt Murton (.353) went 2-for-4 with an RBI.
Alumni In The Minors
CF Charlie Blackmon (.275) extended his hitting streak to fivegames while going 2-for-4. 1B Chase Burnette (.308) extended his hitting streak to fivegames while going 2-for-5 including a strikeout. SS Derek Dietrich (.273) extended his hitting streak to fivegames while going 3-for-4 with a three-run homer — his first as aprofessional — along with a double, a walk and a strikeout. DHMichael Fisher (.393) went 2-for-5 with a solo home run anda strikeout. RHP Andrew Kown was not involved in the decision as Harrisburgrallied to beat Reading 5-3. His line: 5 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB,2 SO, 1 HR, 1 HBP. Kown (.125) grounded into a double play in hisonly at-bat. C Cole Leonida (.163) went 0-for-4 including a strikeout. CMike Nickeas (.307) was 1-for-5 with a two-run double and astrikeout. CF Danny Payne (.259) went 2-for-4 with a double, a triple, asacrifice fly and three RBI. DH Tony Plagman (.243) was 2-for-5 with a double, a triple, anRBI and a strikeout. CF Jeff Rowland (.195) went 0-for-3 with a sacrifice bunt anda bases-loaded walk.
Previously: Sunday In Professional Baseball (July 11 action)