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Alumni In The Pros: Saturday In Professional Baseball

In The Majors

CF Marlon Byrd (.276) went 2-for-3 with a walk. PHDavid Newhan (.194) was 0-for-1. CF Jay Payton (.245)went 1-for-5 including a strikeout. 1B Mark Teixeira (.316)was 2-for-5 with a solo home run. C Jason Varitek (.222)went 1-for-4.

In The Minors

DH Charlie Blackmon (.342) went 0-for-2 with two walks. DHMichael Fisher (.251) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.Tyler Greene pinch-ran. 3B Wes Hodges (.285) went 2-for-4 with an RBI. RHP Jared Hyatt took the loss in his rain-shortened match-upwith Blake Wood as Northwest Arkansas shutout Frisco 4-0. Hisline: (L,2-3) 5 IP, 8 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO, 1 HR. 1BJeff Kindel (.290) was 2-for-5 with two doubles, two RBIand a strikeout. RHP Andy Mitchell earned his team-leading12th win as Norfolk beat Toledo 5-2. His line: (W,12-6) 7 IP, 7 H,2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO, 1 HR, 1 HBP. See story. DH Matt Murton (.289) went 2-for-6 with a double, a stolenbase, and four RBI. C Mike Nickeas (.217) was 0-for-4 with three strikeouts. 2BEric Patterson (.320) went 1-for-4 with a sacrifice fly, asacrifice bunt, and two strikeouts. RF Danny Payne (.227) was 1-for-4 with a walk and twostrikeouts. RF Jason Perry (.266) went 0-for-2 with two walks. DHWhit Robbins (.275) was 2-for-3 with a double. RFJeremy Slayden (.292) went 0-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. C Matt Wieters (.362) was 1-for-5 with an RBI. RHPBlake Wood got his first win since July 13 with anabbreviated complete game effort as Northwest Arkansas shutoutFrisco 4-0. His line: (W,4-6) 5.2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 5 SO, 1HBP. See story.

Previously: Friday In Professional Baseball (August 8 action)

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