Alumni In The Pros: Saturday In Professional Baseball

In The Majors:

LF Marlon Byrd (.280) went 1-for-4 with a strikeout. DHNomar Garciaparra (.250) was 0-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. 1B Mark Teixeira (.279) went 1-for-4 with a solohome run and a strikeout. C Jason Varitek (.231) was 1-for-4with a double. C Matt Wieters (.254) went 2-for-4 with an RBI and astrikeout.

In The Minors:

CF Charlie Blackmon (.300) was 2-for-3 with a double, a walkand an RBI. LF/RF Brandon Boggs (.276) went 0-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. 1B Wally Crancer (.302) was 2-for-4 with a double and astrikeout. 2B Michael Fisher (.238) went 0-for-2 with two walks. SSTyler Greene (.279) was 2-for-4 with a solo home run (6).3B Wes Hodges (.285) went 3-for-5 with a two-run homer (3).The start at 3B was his first since April 27. See story. 1B Jeff Kindel (.269) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout. RHPAndy Mitchell got the win as Norfolk topped Durham 8-4. Hisline: (W,9-2) 6 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO, 1 HBP. 1BLuke Murton (.243) went 1-for-3 with an HBP and astrikeout. RF Matt Murton (.348) was 1-for-6 with a strikeout. 2BDavid Newhan (.276) went 2-for-4 including a double and astrikeout. LF Danny Payne (.250) was 1-for-4 with an RBI and twostrikeouts. 1B Whit Robbins (.284) went 1-for-5. DH Jeremy Slayden (.301) walked once, was hit by a pitch, andstruck out once. RHP Zach Von Tersch faced six batters in relief. His line: 0.1IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 0 SO.

Previously: Friday In Professional Baseball (July 24 action).

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