In The Majors
LF Brandon Boggs (.239) went 1-for-2 with a double and twowalks including one with the bases-loaded. RF Marlon Byrd(.290) was 1-for-4 with two strikeouts. SS Nomar Garciaparra(.260) went 1-for-3. PH David Newhan (.205) was 0-for-1.Eric Patterson pinch-ran and stole a base. CF JayPayton (.242) went 0-for-4. 1B Mark Teixeira (.375)extended his hitting streak to eight games while going 1-for-2 withtwo walks. C Jason Varitek (.213) went 1-for-3 with astrikeout.
In The Minors
DH Charlie Blackmon (.347) extended his hitting streak to sixgames by going 3-for-5 with two doubles, a triple, three RBI and astrikeout. 2B Michael Fisher (.250) went 2-for-5 with a double, two RBIand a strikeout. SS Tyler Greene (.237) was 1-for-4 with three strikeouts andtwo HBPs. RF Garrett Groce (.246) went 1-for-2 with two walks. 3BWes Hodges (.283) was 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI. RHPSteve Kelly struck out all three batters he faced in relief.1B Jeff Kindel (.294) was 2-for-8 with an RBI and twostrikeouts. RHP Andrew Kown faced six batters in relief. His line: 2 IP, 0H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO. LHP Tim Ladd faced three batters in relief while making hisdebut with the Rome Braves. His line: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0SO, 1 GDP. LF Matt Murton (.292) was 1-for-4 with three strikeouts. CMike Nickeas (.231) went 1-for-4 with an RBI single. RFDanny Payne (.198) was 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.RF Jason Perry (.254) went 1-for-5 with a triple and threestrikeouts. DH Whit Robbins (.274) was 2-for-3 with a two-run homer and awalk. RF Jeremy Slayden (.295) extended his hitting streak to sixgames while going 3-for-5 with a double and a strikeout. CMatt Wieters (.358) went 2-for-4.
Previously: Friday In Professional Baseball (August 15 action)