In The Majors
RF Marlon Byrd (.249) went 0-for-3 with a walk. 1BNomar Garciaparra (.279) was 0-for-1 with a walk. DavidNewhan drew a pinch-hit walk. LF Eric Patterson went 0-for-3 with two walks and a strikeoutin his first game with Oakland. LF Jay Payton (.245) was1-for-4 with a triple and a strikeout. 1B Mark Teixeira(.281) went 2-for-2 with two walks. C Jason Varitek (.216)was 1-for-4 with an RBI double.
In The Minors
CF Charlie Blackmon (.310) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout. RFWally Crancer (.291) was 0-for-1 with three walks. 3BWes Hodges (.297) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout. RHPSteve Kelly took the loss as York defeated Somerset 10-2.His line: (L,5-7) 5 IP, 9 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 3 BB, 5 SO, 1 HR, 2 HBP. 1BJeff Kindel (.296) extended his hitting streak to ninegames by going 1-for-4 with a walk and two strikeouts. LHPTim Ladd returned from the disabled list and took the lossin relief as Johnson City beat Danville 5-4. His line: (L,0-1) 1.2IP, 0 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO. C Mike Nickeas (.226) was 1-for-4. DH Whit Robbins (.273) went 1-for-5 with a strikeout. RFJeremy Slayden (.293) went 2-for-4 with a double and astrikeout. DH Matt Wieters (.330) went 0-for-1 with four walks — twointentional.
Previously: Saturday In Professional Baseball (July 26 action)