In The Majors:
CF Marlon Byrd (.277) went 1-for-4 with a double.Nomar Garciaparra (.269) drove in a run with a groundoutwhile pinch-hitting. Eric Patterson pinch-ran. DH Mark Teixeira (.282)was 2-for-5 with two RBI. C Jason Varitek (.233) went0-for-3 with two walks and a strikeout. C Matt Wieters (.280) extended his hitting streak to ninegames while going 1-for-3.
In The Minors:
CF Charlie Blackmon (.297) went 1-for-4 with a walk and twostrikeouts. LF Brandon Boggs (.279) was 0-for-2 with a sacrifice fly and awalk. DH Wally Crancer (.291) went 1-for-4. 2B Michael Fisher (.244) extended his hitting streak to fivegames by going 2-for-4 with a strikeout. SS Tyler Greene (.296) extended his hitting streak to eightgames while going 1-for-3 with two walks. DH Wes Hodges (.269) was 1-for-4 with a double. 1B Jeff Kindel (.269) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. 1BLuke Murton (.278) was 3-for-6 with a double, a home run(5), two RBI and two strikeouts. RF Matt Murton (.337) went 1-for-4 with a walk and twostrikeouts. 2B David Newhan (.265) was 2-for-5 with a tripleand a strikeout. LF Danny Payne (.247) went 1-for-4 with a walk and astrikeout. DH/1B Whit Robbins (.289) was 4-for-6 with an RBI. RHPBrad Rulon picked up his first Florida State League save asTampa held off Jupiter 4-3. His line: (S,1) 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER,1 BB, 1 SO.
Previously: Friday In Professional Baseball (July 31 action).