In The Majors
BrandonBoggs struck out as a pinch-hitter. PH/RF MarlonByrd (.269) was 1-for-4 with an HBP and two strikeouts. RHPMicah Owings took the loss as Kansas City beat Arizona 8-3.His line: (L,6-5) 5.1 IP, 8 H, 7 R. 7 ER. 2 BB, 4 SO, 1 HR, 1 WP, 1HBP. Owings (.261) also went 0-for-2 with a strikeout at the plate.LF Jay Payton (.258) was 2-for-5. 1B Mark Teixeira(.276) went 1-for-4 with a strikeout. C Jason Varitek (.254)was 0-for-2 with two walks.
In The Minors
OF Charlie Blackmon has joined his new team, the Tri-City DustDevils of the Northwest League. See story.RF Wally Crancer (.328) went 1-for-4 with a double, an RBI, awalk and a strikeout to extend his hitting streak to seven games.2B/SS Michael Fisher (.282) extended his hitting streak to eightgames while going 3-for-4 with a walk and a stolen base as Romesplit a doubleheader with Columbus. SS Tyler Greene (.220) was 1-for-3 with a sacrfice fly. 3BWes Hodges (.322) extended his hitting streak to 10 gamesby going 1-for-4 with a two-run single. RHP Jared Hyatt was not involved in the decison as Bakersfieldrallied to beat San Jose 3-2 in 10 innings. His line: 7 IP, 10 H, 2R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 3 SO. 1B Jeff Kindel (.298) went 0-for-3 with a strikeout. 3BRichard Lewis (.284) went 0-for-3 with a walk and a stolenbase. LF Matt Murton (.298) was 0-for-8 with an RBI and a strikeout.Murton has gone without a hit in 10 straight at-bats as a part of a2-for-28 slump over his last eight games. RF David Newhan(.280) went 1-for-4 with a double and two RBI. C Mike Nickeas (.229) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout. LFJason Perry (.322) went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer and astrikeout. RF Clifton Remole (.194) was 1-for-4 with a strikeout. RFJeremy Slayden (.277) went 1-for-3 with a walk, an RBI andtwo strikeouts. C/DH Matt Wieters (.350) extended his hitting streak to fivegames while going 2-for-6 with two walks and two strikeouts asFrederick swept a doubleheader with Potomac.
Previously: Saturday In Professional Baseball (June 14 action)