In The Majors
SS Nomar Garciaparra (.259) went 0-for-4 with astrikeout. PR/LF Eric Patterson (.148) walked and stole two bases. 1BMark Teixeira (.351) was 2-for-5 with a solo home run.
In The Minors
DH Charlie Blackmon (.339) extended his hitting streak to 10games by going 1-for-5. DH Wally Crancer (.278) went 3-for-5 with a double, three RBIand two strikeouts. SS Tyler Greene (.241) was 1-for-5 with three strikeouts. 3BWes Hodges (.284) went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer, hisfirst home run in the month of August. RHP Andrew Kown got the win in his first Class AAA start asColumbus beat Richmond 6-1. His line: (W,1-0) 6 IP, 7 H, 1 R, 1 ER,1 BB, 1 SO. Kown also went 1-for-3 including an RBI single alongwith two strikeouts in his first professional at-bats. See related story. RHP Steve Kelly struck out one in a 1-2-3inning of relief. 1B Jeff Kindel (.289) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout. LFMatt Murton (.283) went 0-for-4. C Mike Nickeas (.219) was 1-for-5 with a strikeout. RFJason Perry (.258) went 2-for-4 including a 1-for-3 showingagainst Andrew Kown. RF Jeremy Slayden (.291) was 1-for-4. C Matt Wieters (.359) went 3-for-4 with a double and a walk.
Previously: Wednesday In Professional Baseball (August 20 action)