Alumni In The Pros: Saturday In Professional Baseball

In The Majors

BrandonBoggs entered the game in the eighth inning to play leftfield. RF/CF Marlon Byrd (.249) was 1-for-2 with a walk. SSNomar Garciaparra (.275) went 1-for-4. LF Matt Murton (.176) was 2-for-4 with a double and astrikeout. David Newhan (.292) delivered a pinch-hit triple.Jay Payton struck out as a pinch-hitter. 1B MarkTeixeira (.273) went 1-for-3 with a walk. C JasonVaritek (.214) was 0-for-2 with two walks.

In The Minors

CF Charlie Blackmon (.322) extended his hitting streak to 11games by going 2-for-3 with an RBI and two stolen bases. LFWally Crancer (.292) went 2-for-5 with a solo home run anda strikeout. 2B Michael Fisher (.263) was 1-for-3 with a double. SSTyler Greene (.246) extended his hitting streak to 11 gamesby going 1-for-5 with an RBI single, an HBP, a stolen base and astrikeout. RF Garrett Groce (.264) was 0-for-4 including a strikeout. 3BWes Hodges (.307) went 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.RHP Jared Hyatt was the losing pitcher in his Class AA debut asCorpus Christi topped Frisco 9-4. His line: (L,0-1) 6 IP, 9 H, 4 R,4 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO. 1B Jeff Kindel (.295) was 2-for-3 with a double, two walks andtwo RBI. RHP Andy Mitchell got the win as Norfolk beatRochester 7-6. His line: (W,9-5) 6 IP, 8 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO,1 HR. 2B Eric Patterson (.332) extended his hitting streak to sevengames by going 1-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout. RHP Kyle Schmidt worked to eight batters in relief. His line:0.2 IP, 1 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 2 SO, 1 HBP. RF Jeremy Slayden (.294) went 1-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. See relatedstory. LHP Ryan Turner faced four batters in relief. His line: 1 IP, 2H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO. C Matt Wieters (.347) was 0-for-3 with a walk and twostrikeouts. RHP Blake Wood took the loss as Springfield pounded NorthwestArkansas 13-2. His line: (L,3-4) 3.1 IP, 3 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 6 BB, 1SO, 2 WP. Wood also hit Tyler Greene with a pitch.

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