Alumni In The Majors
CF Marlon Byrd (.308) went 1-for-4 with a double. 1BMark Teixeira (.258) was 2-for-5. C Matt Wieters (.242) went 1-for-4 with a double and astrikeout.
Alumni In Japan
CF/LF Matt Murton (.334) was 2-for-4 with a strikeout.
Alumni In The Minors
CF Charlie Blackmon (.280) went 4-for-4 with two doubles, awalk and a stolen base (15). CF Brandon Boggs (.285) was 2-for-3 with two doubles, a walkand an RBI. 1B Chase Burnette (.288) extended his hitting streak to sevengames by going 1-for-4. 1B Michael Fisher (.241) extended his hitting streak to eightgames while going 1-for-3 with a sacrifice fly. RHP Tim Gustafson took the loss as Durham topped Gwinnett 6-2in the second game of a doubleheader. His line: (L,7-6) 5 IP, 8 H,2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 5 SO. 1B Wes Hodges (.272) went 0-for-2 with a sacrifice bunt and astrikeout. 1B Jeff Kindel (.249) was 0-for-1. RHP Andrew Kown was not involved in the decision asIndianapolis beat Syracuse 4-3. His line: 5.1 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3BB, 4 SO. 1B Luke Murton (.276) went 0-for-3 with two walks. 3BThomas Nichols (.268) was 0-for-5 with two strikeouts. CMike Nickeas (.293) went 1-for-4 with a walk and astrikeout. CF Danny Payne (.265) was 1-for-3 with two walks. CF/RF JayPayton (.317) went 1-for-4 with an RBI double and a strikeout.1B Tony Plagman (.272) hit safely in his fifth straight gamewhile going 3-for-5 with two doubles and an RBI. RHP Andrew Robinson earned his second straight win as Tri-Citytrounced Staten Island 11-2. His line: (W,2-1) 5 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1ER, 1 BB, 6 SO, 1 HBP. DH Jeff Rowland (.266) extended his hitting streak to 10 gamesby going 1-for-3 with two walks and a strikeout.
Previously: Friday In Professional Baseball (August 13 action)