In The Majors:
CF Marlon Byrd (.276) went 0-for-2 with a walk and astrikeout. Nomar Garciaparra (.250) struck out as apinch-hitter. SS Tyler Greene (.247) was 0-for-3 with a strikeout. RHPMicah Owings got the win as Cincinnati defeated Cleveland8-1. His line: (W,5-8) 6+ IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 4 BB, 4 SO. 1BMark Teixeira (.276) went 1-for-4 with a two-run double, awalk and a strikeout. C Jason Varitek (.235) was 2-for-3with a double, an RBI single and a walk. C Matt Wieters (.234) went 0-for-3 with a strikeout.
In The Minors:
CF Charlie Blackmon (.297) went 2-for-4 with a walk. LFBrandon Boggs (.277) was 1-for-4 with a walk, a two-runsingle and a strikeout. RHP Tim Gustafson picked up his first professional save asMississippi topped West Tenn 6-3. His line: (S,1) 1.1 IP, 2 H, 1 R,1 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO. 3B Wes Hodges (.500) was 1-for-2 with a two-run double and astrikeout as he continued his rehab assignment in Class A.Jeff Kindel (.275) delivered a pinch-hit sacrifice fly. RHPAndrew Kown got the win in relief as Harrisburg beat Erie5-4 in 10 innings. His line: (W,2-0) 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3SO. 1B Luke Murton (.192) went 0-for-3 with a sacrifice bunt and astrikeout. RF Matt Murton (.387) was 1-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout.RF David Newhan (.265) went 0-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. CF Danny Payne (.259) was 4-for-6 with an RBI single, an RBIdouble, a solo home run, two walks, four runs scored and astrikeout as Lake Elsinore beat High Desert 33-18. Payne is batting.458 (11-for-24) with four home runs and 11 walks over his lastseven games. 1B Whit Robbins (.306) was 0-for-5 with a strikeout.
Previously: Saturday In Professional Baseball (June 27 action).