In The Majors:
LF Marlon Byrd (.344) went 0-for-4 including astrikeout. 1B Mark Teixeira (.194) was 1-for-3 with atwo-run homer. C Jason Varitek (.226) went 1-for-2 with adouble, two walks and an RBI.
In The Minors:
CF Charlie Blackmon (.242) was 1-for-3 including a strikeout.LF Brandon Boggs (.242) went 0-for-2 with two walks, an RBIand a strikeout. C Wally Crancer (.182) was 2-for-3 with a solo home run and asacrifice fly. LHP David Duncan took the loss as High Desert defeatedLancaster 4-2. His line: (L,0-2) 4.2 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 3SO, 1 HR. 2B Michael Fisher (.244) went 0-for-4 with a sacrifice fly. SSTyler Greene (.342) extended his hitting streak to sixgames by going 3-for-5 with a double, an RBI and a strikeout. RHPTim Gustafson made his season debut and faced five battersin relief. His line: 1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO. 3BWes Hodges (.250) was 1-for-4. RHP Jared Hyatt was not involved in the decision as Springfieldtopped Frisco 4-2. His line: 5 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO, 1HBP. 1B Jeff Kindel (.367) was 1-for-4 with an RBI and a strikeout.RHP Andy Mitchell got the win while facing 12 batters inrelief as Norfolk beat Gwinnett 7-4. His line: (W,1-0) 2.2 IP, 4 H,1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 0 SO. RF Matt Murton (.389) went 1-for-4 with a double and two RBI.LF Eric Patterson (.314) was 1-for-4 with two stolen bases, anRBI and a strikeout. OF Jason Perry hit a solo home run in an Atlantic Leagueexhibition game. RF Jeremy Slayden (.333) went 2-for-4 with a solo home run anda strikeout. RHP Blake Wood was not involved in the decision as NorthwestArkansas beat San Antonio 5-2. His line: 3 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3BB, 2 SO.
Previously: Friday In Professional Baseball (April 17 action).