Alumni In The Majors
CF Marlon Byrd (.313) went 1-for-3 with a walk and anRBI. LF Eric Patterson (.203) was 0-for-1. 1B Mark Teixeira(.262) went 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout. C Matt Wieters (.251) was 2-for-3 with two walks, two homersand three RBI. RHP Blake Wood faced four batters in relief. His line: 1 IP, 1H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO.
Alumni In The Minors
CF Charlie Blackmon (.271) went 0-for-5. RF Brandon Boggs (.271) was 0-for-4 with a walk and threestrikeouts SS Derek Dietrich (.268) extended his hitting streak to sevengames while going 1-for-5 with an RBI single and two strikeouts.Michael Fisher (.298) flied out as a pinch-hitter. RHPTim Gustafson took the loss as Tennessee beat Mississippi10-5. His line: (L,3-2) 3 IP, 8 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 4 BB, 1 SO, 1 HR.Gustafson also went 0-for-1 at the plate. DH Wes Hodges (.270) extended his hitting streak to five gameswhile going 2-for-5 with an RBI and a strikeout. C Cole Leonida (.131) snapped an 0-for-25 drought while going1-for-4 with an RBI double and three strikeouts. 1B Luke Murton (.282) was 1-for-3 with two walks. DHThomas Nichols (.264) went 2-for-5 with a home run andthree RBI. C Mike Nickeas (.298) was 1-for-3 with a walk. CF Danny Payne (.253) went 0-for-3 with two walks and twostrikeouts. 1B Tony Plagman (.293) extended his hitting streak to sevengames by going 1-for-4. CF Jeff Rowland (.208) went 0-for-4 with a walk and threestrikeouts. RHP Zach Von Tersch faced 10 batters in relief. His line: 2 IP,1 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO.
Previously: Sunday In Professional Baseball (July 25 action)