In The Majors:
RF Marlon Byrd (.281) went 1-for-4. 1B MarkTeixeira (.277) walked once and struck out three times.Jason Varitek (.236) grounded out as a pinch-hitter. CMatt Wieters (.239) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
In The Minors:
CF Charlie Blackmon (.303) went 0-for-3 with an HBP and astrikeout. DH Wally Crancer (.287) was 0-for-2. PR/2B Michael Fisher (.248) walked in his only at-bat. DHWes Hodges (.275) went 1-for-4. RHP Jared Hyatt was not involved in the decision as Bakersfieldrallied to edge Visalia 5-4 in 10 innings. His line: 5.1 IP, 6 H, 3R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO, 1 HR. LHP Lee Hyde returned to Myrtle Beach faced six batters inrelief. His line: 1.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 1 WP. 1B/DHJeff Kindel (.277) was 1-for-7 with two strikeouts. 1BLuke Murton (.218) went 0-for-3 including a strikeout. RFMatt Murton (.364) was 0-for-5. DH David Newhan(.274) went 4-for-6 with a solo home run (6) and two strikeouts. 2BEric Patterson (.314) was 2-for-4 with a double and atriple. CF Danny Payne (.258) went 0-for-3 including a strikeout.
Previously: Friday In Professional Baseball (July 17 action).