In The Majors:
CF Marlon Byrd (.288) went 1-for-2 with two walks andthree runs scored. PH Nomar Garciaparra (.257) was 0-for-1.SS Tyler Greene (.219) went 0-for-4 with three strikeoutsalong with an error in the field. RHP Micah Owings helped himself to a win as Cincinnati beat St.Louis 5-2. His line: (W,6-8) 6.2 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 6 SO, 1HR. Owings (.262) also went 1-for-3 with a solo home run (3). 1BMark Teixeira (.279) was 3-for-6 with a double. C JasonVaritek (.240) went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer and a walk.
In The Minors:
CF Charlie Blackmon (.303) was 3-for-4 with a walk and an RBI.DH Wally Crancer (.275) went 0-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. 2B Michael Fisher (.226) was 2-for-4 with three RBI and astrikeout. RHP Tim Gustafson got the win in long relief as Mississippibeat Jacksonville 8-6. His line: (W,1-0) 4 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3BB, 4 SO. DH Wes Hodges (.264) went 0-for-4 in his return to Class AAA.1B Jeff Kindel (.279) was 1-for-5 with two strikeouts. 1BLuke Murton (.205) went 0-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. RF David Newhan (.254) was 1-for-4. C Mike Nickeas (.152) went 1-for-2 with a walk and an RBI. LFEric Patterson (.308) was 2-for-5 with a triple, a walk, astolen base (28) and two strikeouts. CF Danny Payne (.255) was 0-for-3 including two strikeouts. 1BWhit Robbins (.296) went 1-for-6 with a walk and astrikeout. LF Jeremy Slayden (.378) was 1-for-2 with a walk, a sacrificefly and two RBI.
Previously: Friday In Professional Baseball (July 3 action).