Alumni In The Majors
CF Marlon Byrd (.321) went 2-for-3 with a walk. SS/2BTyler Greene (.276) was 0-for-2 with a strikeout. 1BMark Teixeira (.253) went 1-for-4 with a walk and a solohome run (18). RHP Blake Wood faced four batters in relief. His line: 0.2 IP,2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO.
Alumni In Japan
RF Matt Murton raised his Central League-leading battingaverage to .357 while going 4-for-5 with three RBI
Alumni In The Minors
RF Brandon Boggs (.275) went 1-for-4 with a walk and astrikeout. 1B Chase Burnette (.299) was 1-for-3 with a walk, an RBI and astrikeout. SS Derek Dietrich (.255) went 1-for-5 with an RBI and astrikeout. 3B Michael Fisher (.351) went 0-for-4 including a strikeout.1B Wes Hodges (.271) was 1-for-3. C Cole Leonida (.146) went 0-for-2 with a walk and astrikeout. In his first game since June 17, 1B Luke Murton (.287) went 0-for-3 with a walk and twostrikeouts. 3B Thomas Nichols (.268) was 0-for-3 with two strikeouts. CMike Nickeas (.299) went 0-for-1 with three walks. CFDanny Payne (.255) was 1-for-2 with a two-run homer, twowalks and a stolen base. Jay Payton (.321) drew a pinch-hitwalk. 1B Tony Plagman (.270) went 1-for-3 with a walk, his firstprofessional stolen base and a strikeout. CF Jeff Rowland (.236) was 2-for-4 with a double and astrikeout. RHP Zach Von Tersch struck out one batter while making hisseason debut with a 1-2-3 inning of relief for the Gulf CoastLeague Mets.
Previously: Friday In Professional Baseball (July 16 action)