In The Majors
CF Marlon Byrd (.252) was 1-for-4 with a double and astrikeout. 2B David Newhan (.273) went 0-for-1. JayPayton (.256) struck out as a pinch-hitter. 1B MarkTeixeira (.276) went 0-for-1 with three walks and a strikeout.C Jason Varitek (.225) was 0-for-3 with a walk,
In The Minors
LF Wally Crancer (.299) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. SSMichael Fisher (.266) went 1-for-4 with a double and astrikeout. SS Tyler Greene (.223) was 1-for-4 with a strikeout. RFGarrett Groce (.277) went 1-for-3 with two strikeouts. 3BWes Hodges was given the day off. See story. RHPJared Hyatt took the loss as Visalia beat Bakersfield 8-4.His line: (L,6-4) 4+ IP, 8 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 3 BB, 2 SO, 1 WP. RHPSteve Kelly was not involved in the decision as SouthernMaryland beat Somerset 4-3. His line: 6 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 1SO, 2 HR. 1B Jeff Kindel (.289) was 2-for-4 with an RBI and twostrikeouts. RHP Andrew Kown was the winning pitcher as Erie toppedHarrisburg 11-5. His line: (W,5-9) 5.1 IP, 4 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 6 BB, 4SO, 1 HR. LHP TimLadd was not involved in the decision in his first start ofthe season as Danville beat Johnson City 12-2. His line: 4.2 IP, 4H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 5 SO, 1 WP. 2B Richard Lewis (.275) was1-for-4 with an RBI. RF Danny Payne (.313) went 1-for-3 with an RBI single and awalk. RF Jeremy Slayden (.295) extended his hitting streak to sevengames by going 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI. DH/C Matt Wieters (.300) went 2-for-7 with a walk.
Previously: Saturday In Professional Baseball (June 28 action)