In The Majors:
CF Marlon Byrd (.278) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout. DHNomar Garciaparra (.254) was 1-for-3. SS Tyler Greene (.256) went 0-for-3 including a bases-loadedHBP and two strikeouts. 1B Mark Teixeira (.277) was 1-for-3with a double and two walks.
In The Minors:
CF Charlie Blackmon (.294) went 1-for-5 with two strikeouts.RHP Eddie Burns faced 11 batters in relief. His line: 3 IP, 1H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO. LHP David Duncan was the losing pitcher as Lowell beat Tri-City4-1. His line: (L,0-1) 7.1 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO, 1 HR, 3WP. Duncan is now 0-10 overall this season. 2B Michael Fisher (.214) went 1-for-4 with a walk and astrikeout. RHP Chris Hicks got the win as Lancaster beat Rancho Cucamonga3-1. His line: (W,6-5) 7 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO. 1BJeff Kindel (.275) went 0-for-3 with a walk. 1B Luke Murton (.217) went 2-for-4 with a double and a stolenbase. See story. RFMatt Murton (.391) was 3-for-4 with three RBI. RF DavidNewhan (.270) went 1-for-3 with an HBP. Eric Patterson missed his second game in a row due to aninjury to the ring finger on his left hand. LF Danny Payne (.244) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. 1BWhit Robbins (.313) was 1-for-4 with a strikeout. RHPBrad Rulon struck out six of the 11 batters he faced inrelief. His line: 3.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 6 SO. DHJeremy Slayden (.395) went 1-for-8 with a two-run homer andtwo strikeouts. RHP Zach Von Tersch was not involved in the decision in hisprofessional debut with the Kingsport Mets. His line: 3 IP, 6 H, 4R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO, 1 HR, 1 WP.
Previously: Friday In Professional Baseball (June 26 action).