In The Majors
OF Marlon Byrd (left knee inflammation) was placed onthe disabled list by the Texas Rangers. RHP Kevin Cameronpitched in relief. His line: 1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB (1 IBB), 0SO. Eric Patterson flied out to left as a pinch-hitter. JayPayton (.240) delivered a pinch-hit single. 1B MarkTeixeira (.203) went 1-for-5 with a solo home run. C JasonVaritek (.278) was 2-for-4 with an RBI single and a strikeout.
In The Minors
LF Brandon Boggs (.333) extended his hitting streak to eightgames while going 1-for-3 with a sacrifice fly, a walk and twostrikeouts. C Wally Crancer (.292) went 0-for-4. 3B Wes Hodges (.352) extended his hitting streak to nine gamesby going 1-for-4 with a strikeout and a stolen base. RHPJared Hyatt pitched in relief. His line: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0ER, 0 BB, 1 SO. 1B Jeff Kindel (.318) went 0-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. RHP Andy Mitchell worked a 1-2-3 inning inrelief. LF Matt Murton (.317) went 0-for-2 with two walks. CMike Nickeas (.182) was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI.Whit Robbins (.208) flied out to left in a pinch-hittingappearance. RF Jeremy Slayden (.267) was 1-for-3 with a walk. CMatt Wieters (.438) went 2-for-5 with a two-run homer (4)and a strikeout. See story.
Previously: Wednesday In Professional Baseball (April 16 action)