In The Majors
3B Nomar Garciaparra (.231) was 2-for-4 with a stolenbase. Micah Owings (.286) grounded out to third as apinch-hitter. LF Jay Payton (.306) went 2-for-5 with a solohome run (1), a stolen base (3) and a strikeout. 1B MarkTeixeira (.244) was 1-for-4 with an RBI single. C JasonVaritek was out of the lineup for the fifth straight day due tothe flu. See story.
In The Minors
LF Brandon Boggs (.333) went 3-for-3 with a walk. SSMichael Fisher (.229) was 0-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. SS Tyler Greene (.188) went 0-for-6 with a strikeout. CFGarrett Groce (.333) was 1-for-4 with a strikeout. 3BWes Hodges (.276) went 1-for-5 with an RBI single and twostrikeouts. 1B Jeff Kindel (.286) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout. RHPAndrew Kown took the loss as Altoona beat Erie 8-3. Kownstayed in the game despite being struck on the left wrist by linedrive hit by the first batter of the game. His line: (L,2-2) 5 IP,9 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO. See story. 2B David Newhan (.267) went 1-for-3 with a doubleand two walks. C Mike Nickeas (.240) was 2-for-3 with two doubles, a walkand an RBI. Eric Patterson was placed on the disabled list due to asore hamstring. LF Jason Perry (.385) went 0-for-3 with a walk and twostrikeouts. Whit Robbins (.216) grounded out to second as apinch-hitter.
Previously: Tuesday In Professional Baseball (April 22 action)