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Alumni In The Pros: Saturday In Professional Baseball

Alumni In The Majors

CF Marlon Byrd (.318) went 1-for-4 with a strikeout.RHP Micah Owings faced eight batters in relief. His line: 2.1IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER,1 BB, 3 SO. Owings (.231) also delivered an RBIsingle in his only at-bat. 1B Mark Teixeira (.230) went1-for-5 including a three-run homer. C Matt Wieters (.236) was 3-for-4 with two RBI and astrikeout. RHP Blake Wood worked to four batters in relief. His line: 0.2IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO.

Alumni In Japan

LF/CF Matt Murton (.354) went 1-for-4.

Alumni In The Minors

CF Charlie Blackmon (.292) extended his hitting streak toeight games while going 1-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout. LFBrandon Boggs (.277) was 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI.1B Chase Burnette (.333) went 2-for-4 with a double and awalk. SS Derek Dietrich (.259) was 3-for-5 with two doubles and twoRBI. 3B Michael Fisher (.400) went 1-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. SS Tyler Greene (.305) extended his hitting streak to ninegames while going 2-for-3 with a solo home run and two walks. RHPTim Gustafson was the losing pitcher as Columbus beatGwinnett 8-2. His line: (L,7-5) 1+ IP, 7 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO.1B Wes Hodges (.267) went 1-for-4. Hodges delivered a two-runsingle in his only at-bat against Tim Gustafson. RHP Andrew Kown took the loss as Reading beat Harrisburg 4-3.His line: (L,2-3) 6 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO, 1 HR. Kown alsostruck out in both of his at-bats. C Cole Leonida (.267) was 1-for-4 including a strikeout. 3BThomas Nichols (.400) went 1-for-4 with an RBI. CMike Nickeas (.304) was 0-for-2 with three walks. CFDanny Payne (.279) went 0-for-5 including a strikeout.Jay Payton struck out as a pinch-hitter. 1B Tony Plagman (.115) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. CFJeff Rowland (.333) extended his career-opening hittingstreak to nine games while going 2-for-5 with an RBI and twostrikeouts.

Previously: Friday In Professional Baseball (June 25 action)

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