In The Majors
LF/RF Brandon Boggs (.254) went 2-for-5 with an RBI single, awalk and a strikeout. CF Marlon Byrd (.242) was 2-for-5 witha solo home run and two strikeouts. PH Nomar Garciaparra(.245) went 0-for-1. LF Jay Payton (.243) was 2-for-4 withan RBI double.
In The Minors
CF Charlie Blackmon (.302) went 3-for-4 with two doubles andfour RBI. 2B Michael Fisher (.262) was 1-for-6. SS Tyler Greene (.230) went 1-for-5 with an RBI, a strikeoutand a stolen base. CF Garrett Groce (.278) was 3-for-4 with a walk and astrikeout. 3B Wes Hodges (.315) went 4-for-5 with two doubles and threeRBI. 1B Jeff Kindel (.293) was 2-for-4 with a walk, an RBI and astrikeout. 2B Richard Lewis went 0-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. RHP Andy Mitchell turned in eight strong inningsbut was not involved in the decision as Norfolk outlasted Pawtucket3-2 in 11 innings. His line: 8 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 4 BB (1 IBB), 6SO. C Mike Nickeas (.200) went 0-for-2 with two walks. 2BEric Patterson (.317) went 1-for-5 with an RBI in his firstgame with Sacramento. DH Danny Payne (.246) was 0-for-4 with three strikeouts. RFJeremy Slayden (.298) extended his hitting streak to 16games by going 1-for-4 with a walk. LHP Ryan Turner picked up the win while retiring all fourbatters he faced in relief as Clinton beat West Michigan 6-1. Hisline: (W,3-1) 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO. C Matt Wieters (.354) went 1-for-3 with a two-run homer, awalk and two strikeouts while extending his hitting streak to 10games.
Previously: Thursday In Professional Baseball (July 9 action)