In The Majors
LF Brandon Boggs (.233) went 0-for-5 with two strikeouts. RFMarlon Byrd (.297) extended his hitting streak to sevengames by going 1-for-4 with an RBI double and a strikeout. SSNomar Garciaparra (.242) was 0-for-4 including a strikeout.Nomar is hitless in his last 15 at-bats. 2B David Newhan(.204) went 1-for-4 with a solo home run, his first of the season.2B Eric Patterson (.176) was 2-for-4. CF Jay Payton(.246) went 3-for-4 with a stolen base. 1B Mark Teixeira(.367) was 3-for-3 an RBI single, a walk and a solo home run. CJason Varitek (.221) went 0-for-2 with a walk.
In The Minors
CF Charlie Blackmon extended his hitting streak to 12 games bygoing 1-for-4 with an RBI. 2B/DH Michael Fisher (.250) was 1-for-4 with two walks and twostrikeouts. SS Tyler Greene (.262) went 3-for-5 with a double, an RBI anda strikeout. CF Garrett Groce (.240) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. RHPChris Hicks worked to seven batters in relief. His line: 2IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO. 3B Wes Hodges (.284) went 2-for-3 with a double, a solo homerun (15) and a walk. 1B Jeff Kindel (.291) was 2-for-4 with a strikeout. LHPTim Ladd faced four batters in relief. His line: 1 IP, 1 H,0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO. LF Matt Murton (.281) went 1-for-3 with a double. CMike Nickeas (.220) was 1-for-4 including a strikeout. RFJason Perry (.251) went 0-for-5. DH Whit Robbins (.269) was 0-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. RHP Brad Rulon (0.48 ERA) faced six batters in relief. Hisline: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO. RF Jeremy Slayden (.291) went 1-for-4 with a solo home run(16) and two strikeouts. DH Matt Wieters (.352) was 1-for-4.
Previously: Friday In Professional Baseball (August 22 action).