Alumni In The Pros: Sunday In Professional Baseball

Alumni In The Majors

CF Marlon Byrd (.320) went 0-for-1 with a walk, twoHBPs and three runs scored. 1B Mark Teixeira (.253) was1-for-4 with a walk, an RBI and two strikeouts.

Alumni In Japan

RF/LF Matt Murton raised his Central League-leading battingaverage to .359 while going 2-for-4 with a two-run homer (10), awalk and three RBI.

Alumni In The Minors

CF Charlie Blackmon (.279) was 1-for-2 with two walks. RFBrandon Boggs (.281) went 3-for-5 with a ground-ruledouble, a walk, three RBI and two strikeouts. 1B Chase Burnette (.309) was 2-for-3 with a walk and his firstprofessional stolen base. SS Derek Dietrich (.262) went 2-for-5 with an RBI and astrikeout. 2B Michael Fisher (.366) was 2-for-4 with a solo home run (3)and a strikeout. 1B Wes Hodges (.273) went 2-for-4. LHP Lee Hyde faced eight batters in relief. His line: 2 IP, 2H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO. 1B Jeff Kindel (.266) was 0-for-3 with a walk. RHP Andrew Kown was the winning pitcher as Harrisburg beatAltoona 13-4. His line: (W,4-4) 6 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO, 1HR. Kown also struck out in his only at-bat. 1B Luke Murton (.286) was 1-for-4. DH Thomas Nichols (.262) went 0-for-2 with a walk and twostrikeouts. C Mike Nickeas (.299) was 1-for-3 with a walk. CF Danny Payne (.263) went 3-for-5 with two doubles, two RBIand a strikeout. CF/LF Jay Payton (.317) was 0-for-4 with awalk. Tony Plagman (.267) flied out as a pinch-hitter. RHPAndrew Robinson faced 12 batters in relief. His line: 3.1IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO.

Previously: Saturday In Professional Baseball (July 17 action)

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