In The Majors:
1B Nomar Garciaparra (.261) went 2-for-4. 1B MarkTeixeira (.279) was 2-for-4 with an RBI double, a two-run homerand two strikeouts.
In The Minors:
CF Charlie Blackmon (.298) went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer(5), a walk and a strikeout. RF Brandon Boggs (.281) was 1-for-4 with a solo home run, twowalks and two strikeouts. DH Wally Crancer (.296) went 2-for-3. LHP David Duncan was not involved in the decision as Lexingtonedged Lake County 2-1 in game one of a South Atlantic Leaguedoubleheader. His line: 7 IP, 7 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 7 SO. 2BMichael Fisher (.238) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. 3BTyler Greene (.281) went 2-for-4. RHP Chris Hicks was not involved in the decision as LakeElsinore scored six runs in the top of the ninth to beat Lancaster9-5. His line: 7 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 7 SO, 1 HR. 3BWes Hodges (.280) was 2-for-4 with a stolen base and astrikeout. RHP Jared Hyatt took the loss as High Desert topped Bakersfield5-1. His line: (L,1-1) 5 IP, 9 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 1 IBB, 4 SO. 1BJeff Kindel (.274) went 0-for-4 with an RBI. RF Matt Murton (.353) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout. DHDavid Newhan (.273) went 1-for-3 with an RBI double and awalk. 3B Eric Patterson (.326) extended his hitting streak to eightgames while going 4-for-6 with a double and an RBI. Patterson ishitting .483 (18-for-37) during his streak. LF Danny Payne (.250) went 0-for-2 with two walks (oneintentional) and a stolen base (12). Payne flied out twice andwalked once while facing Chris Hicks. LF Jeremy Slayden (.320) was 0-for-3 with a walk and twostrikeouts.
Previously: Wednesday In Professional Baseball (July 22 action).