In The Majors:
CF Marlon Byrd (.283) was 2-for-5. NomarGarciaparra (.250) flied out as a pinch-hitter. 1B MarkTeixeira (.280) went 2-for-4 with a double and a solo home run(23). C Jason Varitek (.233) was 0-for-3.
In The Minors:
CF Charlie Blackmon (.299) went 0-for-4. RF Wally Crancer (.294) was 2-for-4 with a solo home run (5).2B Michael Fisher (.245) went 0-for-3 with a walk. SSTyler Greene (.266) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. DHWes Hodges (.267) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout. Hodgesflied out and grounded into a double play while facing Andrew Kown. 1B Jeff Kindel (.280) was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI.RHP Andrew Kown got the win in his first start of the season asSyracuse topped Columbus 5-2. His line: (W,2-0) 5 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 1 HBP. RHP Andy Mitchell earned the win asNorfolk beat Charlotte 4-3. His line: (W,8-2) 7 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER,2 BB, 4 SO, 1 HBP. 1B Luke Murton (.225) went 1-for-2 with a solo home run (2)and a walk. RF Matt Murton (.363) was 1-for-3 with a walk. DH DavidNewhan (.278) went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI. 2BEric Patterson (.318) was 3-for-4 with a solo home run (9),a double and a strikeout. LF Danny Payne (.254) went 0-for-3 with a walk. RHPBrad Rulon recorded two strikeouts while retiring all sixbatters he faced in relief. DH Jeremy Slayden (.369) went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer (8)and a walk.
Previously: Saturday In Professional Baseball (July 18 action).