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Alumni In The Pros: Thursday In Professional Baseball

In The Majors:

LF Marlon Byrd (.333) went 2-for-5 with a double, ahomer, five RBI and a strikeout. 1B Mark Teixeira (.214) was2-for-5 including a solo home run. C Jason Varitek (.167)went 1-for-4 including a solo home run.

In The Minors:

LF Brandon Boggs went 1-for-4 with a walk. RHP KevinCameron took the loss in relief as Tacoma scored five runs inthe top of the seventh to beat Sacramento 9-4 in a rain-shortenedgame. His line: (L,0-1) 0.2 IP, 1 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO. 2BMichael Fisher was 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout. SSTyler Greene went 0-for-4 with a walk, a stolen base, anRBI and two strikeouts along with scoring the game-winning run inthe bottom of the 10th inning. 3B Wes Hodges was 0-for-5 with three strikeouts in his ClassAAA debut. 1B Jeff Kindel went 1-for-4 with a double and a strikeout. RHPAndrew Kown took the loss while facing six batters inrelief as Lynchburg rallied to beat Potomac 6-5. His line: (L,0-1)1 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 1 HR. RF Matt Murton went 1-for-4 with a walk and a solo homer inhis debut with Colorado Springs. DH Eric Patterson was 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout. RFDanny Payne went 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI single. 1BWhit Robbins (.286) was 0-for-3 with a walk. RHPBrad Rulon faced nine batters in relief. His line: 2 IP, 1H, 2 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 4 SO, 3 WP. Two of Rulon’s wild pitches came onswinging strikeouts. C Matt Wieters went 0-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts inhis Class AAA debut.

Previously: Wednesday In Professional Baseball (April 8 action).

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