In The Majors
RF Brandon Boggs (.248) went 0-for-4 with a walk, an RBI and astrikeout. CF Marlon Byrd (.238) singled in his only at-bat.Nomar Garciaparra drew a pinch-hit walk. LF Matt Murton (.250) was 0-for-3 with a strikeout. LF JayPayton (.240) went 0-for-5. RF Jason Perry (.143) was 1-for-7 with two strikeouts. 1BMark Teixeira (.276) ended the longest game in Turner Fieldhistory with a bases-loaded single off the wall in left-center inthe bottom of the 17th inning as Atlanta outlasted Houston 7-6.Overall, Teixeira went 3-for-7 with two walks, two RBI and astrikeout. PH/C Jason Varitek (.218) was 0-for-1.
In The Minors
CF Charlie Blackmon (.250) went 0-for-4. SS Michael Fisher (.262) was 0-for-3 with a walk and twostrikeouts. 3B Tyler Greene (.232) went 2-for-4 with an RBI and twostrikeouts. CF Garrett Groce (.276) was 0-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. 3B Wes Hodges (.307) went 3-for-6 with two triples, a home runand four RBI. PH Jeff Kindel (.292) was 0-for-1. 2B Richard Lewis(.294) went 1-for-4 with a walk. RF Eric Patterson (.320) was 1-for-6 with an RBI double. RFDanny Payne (.264) went 0-for-3 with a walk and twostrikeouts. RHP Brad Rulon faced eight batters in relief. His line: 2 IP, 2H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO, 1 WP. RF Jeremy Slayden (.300) extended his hitting streak to 12games by going 2-for-4 with two walks, two RBI and a strikeout. DHMatt Wieters (.353) was 2-for-3 with a solo home run and awalk.
Previously: Saturday In Professional Baseball (July 5 action)