In The Majors:
CF Brandon Boggs (.091) went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.Nomar Garciaparra flied out as a pinch-hitter. SSTyler Greene (.256) was 1-for-4 with a walk and an RBI.Micah Owings (.263) struck out as a pinch-hitter. 1BMark Teixeira (.286) was 1-for-4 with an RBI double. CMatt Wieters (.246) went 0-for-3 including a strikeout.
In The Minors:
CF Charlie Blackmon (.299) went 0-for-3 with two walks and astolen base. Blackmon was 0-for-2 with a walk while facingChris Hicks. 1B Wally Crancer (.306) was 2-for-4 with three RBI and astrikeout. 2B Michael Fisher (.213) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. DHJeff Kindel (.287) was 2-for-3 with an RBI and two walks.RHP Chris Hicks took the loss as Modesto beat Lancaster 6-2.His line: (L,5-5) 5 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 3 BB, 5 SO, 2 WP. 1BLuke Murton (.167) went 0-for-3 with a strikeout. RFMatt Murton (.414) extended his hitting streak to afranchise-record 29 games while going 2-for-4 with two-run double,a solo home run and a strikeout. DH David Newhan (.268) was0-for-4. C Mike Nickeas (.125) returned from the DL and went 1-for-3.3B Eric Patterson (.317) was 0-for-4 while making his firstcareer start at third base. RF Danny Payne (.245) went 2-for-3 with a solo home run, twowalks, two stolen bases and a strikeout. 1B Whit Robbins (.317) snapped an 0-for-20 slump while going1-for-5 with two strikeouts. LF Jeremy Slayden (.458) was 4-for-4 with a home run and twoRBI. See story. RHP Blake Wood was the losing pitcher as Springfield topped NWArkansas 4-3. His line: (L,2-6) 6 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 2 BB (1 IBB),5 SO.
Previously: Saturday In Professional Baseball (June 20 action).