In The Majors:
CF Marlon Byrd (.340) went 2-for-5 with a double. 3BNomar Garciaparra (.237) was 1-for-2 with a walk, an RBI anda strikeout. RHP Micah Owings got the win as Cincinnati beat Atlanta 8-2.His line: (W,1-2) 7 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 6 SO, 1 HR. Owings(.400) also went 2-for-3 with a double. 1B Mark Teixeira(.218) was 0-for-4 including a strikeout. C Jason Varitek(.216) went 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
In The Minors:
DH Charlie Blackmon (.286) was 0-for-2 with two walks. SSTyler Greene (.292) went 1-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. 1B Jeff Kindel (.400) was 1-for-4 with an RBI. RHP AndyMitchell got the win in relief as Norfolk blanked Durham 7-0.His line: (W,2-0) 2.2 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO, 1 WP. RFMatt Murton (.406) extended his hitting streak to 12 gamesby going 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI. CF Danny Payne (.234) was 0-for-4 with two walks, a stolenbase and three strikeouts. LF Eric Patterson (.333) extended his hitting streak to sevengames by going 1-for-3 with a double and three walks. LFJason Perry (.188) went 0-for-6 including two strikeouts.1B Whit Robbins (.213) was 1-for-5 with a double and twostrikeouts. RHP Brad Rulon recorded one strikeout in a 1-2-3 inning ofrelief. DH Matt Wieters (.270) went 1-for-3 with an RBI double, a walkand a strikeout.
Previously: Saturday In Professional Baseball (April 25 action).