In The Majors
LF Brandon Boggs (.357) struck out three times and was hit bya pitch. LF Jay Payton struck out twice. 1B MarkTeixeira (.265) was 2-for-3 with a two-run homer and a walk. CJason Varitek (.262) went 2-for-3 with a double and a walk.
In The Minors
CF Marlon Byrd began a rehab stint with Class AAAOklahoma by striking out four times. C Wally Crancer (.372) was 2-for-4 with a solo home run. SSMichael Fisher (.227) went 1-for-3 with a sacrifice. SSTyler Greene (.192) was 0-for-3. CF Garrett Groce (.320) went 0-for-3 with a sacrifice fly anda stolen base. 3B Wes Hodges (.277) was 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.1B Jeff Kindel (.287) turned in his third straight two-hitgame while going 2-for-5 with a double. See story. 3B Richard Lewis (.314) went 1-for-7. RF DavidNewhan (.254) was 4-for-6 with a double, a two-run homer and astolen base. RF Jason Perry (.304) went 1-for-4 with a double, a walk andtwo strikeouts. RHP Kyle Schmidt was not involved in the decision as Portlandbeat Bowie 7-5. His line: 3 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 4 BB, 3 SO, 1 HBP.RF Jeremy Slayden (.281) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout. CMatt Wieters (.355) was 1-for-3 with a solo home run, awalk and a strikeout. Wieters leads the Carolina League with eighthomers.
Previously: Friday In Professional Baseball (May 9 action)