Alumni In The Majors
RF Brandon Boggs was 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout inhis first Major League game of 2010. CF Marlon Byrd (.309)went 0-for-4. 1B Mark Teixeira (.254) was 0-for-3 with awalk and a strikeout. C Matt Wieters (.242) went 1-for-3 with two walks and astrikeout.
Alumni In Japan
CF/LF Matt Murton (.335) was 2-for-5 with a solo home run, threeRBI and a strikeout.
Alumni In The Minors
CF Charlie Blackmon (.291) went 2-for-4 with a walk. Afterstarting the game at shortshop, Michael Fisher took the mound in the bottom of the 13thinning and got the save in his professional pitching debut as St.Lucie outlasted Charlotte 7-5. His line: (S,1) 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0ER, 0 BB, 0 SO. As a hitter, Fisher (.239) went 0-for-5 with anintentional walk. 1B Jeff Kindel (.249) went 1-for-4 with a walk, a double,three RBI and a strikeout. DH Luke Murton (.277) was 0-for-2 with a walk, an HBP and twostrikeouts. 3B Thomas Nichols (.273) went 1-for-4 with a double and astrikeout. CF Danny Payne (.261) was 0-for-5 with a strikeout. CF JayPayton (.317) went 2-for-6 with a double and a strikeout.Tony Plagman delivered a game-tying pinch-hit triple andthen scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning asWest Michigan beat South Bend 3-2. See story. PR/LF Jeff Rowland sacrificed in his only plate appearance. RHPZach Von Tersch took the loss as Bristol beat Kingsport7-2. His line: (L,0-2) 3.1 IP, 7 H, 7 R, 6 ER, 3 BB, 6 SO, 5 HR, 3WP.
Previously: Sunday In Professional Baseball (August 15 action)