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Alumni In The Pros: Thursday In Professional Baseball

In The Majors

MattMurton delivered a pinch-hit single. Eric Patterson was sent back to Class AAA Iowa. PH JayPayton (.248) went 0-for-1. 1B Mark Teixeira (.269) was0-for-4 with two strikeouts. C Jason Varitek (.218) went1-for-3 with an RBI single and a walk.

In The Minors

CF Charlie Blackmon (.283) went 1-for-4 with a walk, a triple,three RBI and a strikeout. DH Wally Crancer (.296) was 1-for-5 with two strikeouts. LHPDavid Duncan was not involved in the decision as Jamestownrallied to beat Tri-City 7-4. His line: 5 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB,6 SO. 2B Michael Fisher (.266) went 1-for-3 with a walk. SSTyler Greene (.232) was 1-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. DH Wes Hodges (.303) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. RHPSteve Kelly turned in a complete game as Somerset trouncedNewark 10-1. His line: (W,5-4) 9 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 5 SO. 1BJeff Kindel (.292) was 2-for-4 with an RBI double and anRBI single. 2B Richard Lewis (.294) went 4-for-5 with adouble and two RBI. DH/RF Danny Payne (.283) was 1-for-7 with a walk and twostrikeouts. RF Jason Perry (.302) went 0-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. Following the game, Perry was called up to the Majors bythe Atlanta Braves. RHP Brad Rulon faced five batters in relief while picking uphis first professional win as Staten Island beat Mahoning Valley10-1. His line: (W,1-0) 1.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO. RHPKyle Schmidt pitched in relief. His line: 1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1ER, 2 BB, 1 SO, 1 HR. DH Jeremy Slayden (.298) extended his hitting streak to 10games by going 1-for-4 with a strikeout. DH Matt Wieters (.292) went 2-for-4 including a double as wellas his first Class AA home run along with a strikeout.

Previously: Wednesday In Professional Baseball (July 2 action)

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