In The Majors:
CF Marlon Byrd (.276) went 1-for-3 with a strikeout.RHP Micah Owings got the win in relief as Cincinnati beatAtlanta 4-2 in 12 innings. His line: (W,7-12) 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER,2 BB, 1 SO. Owings was forced to leave the game after being struckin the head by a pitch while batting. See story. LF Eric Patterson (.163) went 0-for-4 with two RBI. 1B MarkTeixeira (.279) was 1-for-4 with a double.
In The Minors:
CF Charlie Blackmon (.307) went 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.2B Michael Fisher (.238) was 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI anda strikeout. SS Tyler Greene (.294) went 2-for-5 with two strikeouts. 3BWes Hodges (.265) was 0-for-3 with a walk. 1B Jeff Kindel (.264) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout 1BLuke Murton (.295) went 2-for-4 with two doubles and anRBI. LF Matt Murton (.324) was 2-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI.1B David Newhan (.273) went 1-for-5 with two strikeouts. 1BWhit Robbins (.278) was 1-for-4 with a two-run homer (9)and two strikeouts. RHP Brad Rulon worked in relief. His line: 2.2 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3ER, 3 BB, 1 SO, 1 HR.
Previously: Saturday In Professional Baseball (September 5 action).