Alumni In The Majors
CF Marlon Byrd (.302) went 1-for-4 including astrikeout. RHP Micah Owings took the loss in relief as Houston beatCincinnati 2-0 in 10 innings. His line: (L,3-1) 1 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 2ER, 2 BB, 0 SO. Eric Patterson (.208) struck out as a pinch-hitter. 1BMark Teixeira (.221) was 2-for-4 with a three-run homer. CJason Varitek (.286) went 2-for-4 with a solo home run(7)and two strikeouts. C Matt Wieters (.250) was 0-for-3 including a strikeout.
Alumni In Japan
LF Matt Murton (.351) was 2-for-5.
Alumni In The Minors
CF Brandon Boggs (.267) went 1-for-5 including a double. SSMichael Fisher made his season debut and went 1-for-4 whileplaying for the Mets’ Class A Savannah affiliate. SS Tyler Greene (.317) was 1-for-4 with a triple and an RBI.RHP Tim Gustafson took the loss as Louisville beat Gwinnett9-6. His line: (L,4-3) 2.1 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 3 BB, 0 SO, 1 HR. 1BWes Hodges (.282) went 0-for-5. RHP Andrew Kown was not involved in the decision as Harrisburgoutscored Erie 8-6. His line: 4 IP, 7 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO, 3HR, 1 HBP. 1B Luke Murton (.306) extended his hitting streak to six gameswhile going 3-for-7 with a double, a solo home run and a strikeout.LF Danny Payne (.292) went 1-for-2 with two walks, a stolenbase and a strikeout. CF Jay Payton (.297) was 2-for-2 withtwo walks and a stolen base.
Previously: Saturday In Professional Baseball (May 30 action)