In The Majors
LF Brandon Boggs (.255) went 0-for-3 with a bases-loaded walkand a strikeout. CF Marlon Byrd (.252) was 1-for-4 with astrikeout. David Newhan struck out as a pinch-hitter. 1BMark Teixeira (.277) went 1-for-2 with a two-run homer andtwo walks. C Jason Varitek (.228) was 0-for-4 with a walkand three strikeouts.
In The Minors
CF Charlie Blackmon (.238) went 0-for-3 with an HBP. CWally Crancer (.308) was 0-for-4 including a strikeout. LHPDavid Duncan took the loss as Oneonta beat Tri-City 4-2.His line: (L,0-2) 4 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO. SS Michael Fisher (.266) went 1-for-4 with a solo home run(4). 3B Tyler Greene (.223) was 2-for-4 with an RBI and astrikeout. LF Garrett Groce (.276) struck out three times. 3B Wes Hodges (.307) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout. LHPLee Hyde faced three batters while making his 2008 seasondebut in relief for the Gulf Coast League Braves. His line: 1 IP, 0H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO. 1B Jeff Kindel (.286) was 0-for-2. 2B Richard Lewis(.275) went 0-for-2 with a sacrifice, a walk and a strikeout. DHDanny Payne (.310) returned to the Fort Wayne lineup andwas 1-for-5 with an RBI single and a strikeout. RF Jason Perry (.323) went 1-for-3 with an RBI double and awalk. RF Jeremy Slayden (.292) extended his hitting streak to sixgames by going 2-for-5 with a solo home run (9) and two strikeouts.C Matt Wieters was 1-for-3 with a two-run ground rule doublein his first game with Class AA Bowie.
Previously: Friday In Professional Baseball (June 27 action)