In The Majors:
LF Marlon Byrd (.278) was 2-for-4 with a two-run homerand a strikeout. DH Nomar Garciaparra (.272) went 3-for-4.Eric Patterson pinch-ran for Nomar Garciaparra andstole second base before coming around to score. 1B MarkTeixeira (.282) went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts. C JasonVaritek (.239) was 3-for-4 with a double and three RBI. CMatt Wieters (.273) extended his hitting streak to sevengames while going 1-for-4 with a double.
In The Minors:
CF Charlie Blackmon (.299) went 0-for-5 with a walk and astrikeout. RF Brandon Boggs (.273) walked once and struck out threetimes. 3B Wes Hodges (.270) was 1-for-5 with an RBI and twostrikeouts. DH Jeff Kindel (.269) went 1-for-3 with a walk, an RBI and astrikeout. RHP Andy Mitchell took the loss as Indianapolisbeat Norfolk 11-3. His line: (L,9-3) 4 IP, 9 H, 8 R, 8 ER, 1 BB, 3SO, 2 HR, 1 WP, 1 HBP. 1B Luke Murton (.267) was 2-for-4 with an RBI single. athree-run homer and two strikeouts. PH/RF Matt Murton (.337) struck out in his only at-bat. 2BDavid Newhan (.266) went 0-for-3 with a walk. Mike Nickeas was placed disabled list with a right elbowstrain. Nickeas has not played since July 17. LF Danny Payne (.246) went 1-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. 1B Whit Robbins (.283) was 0-for-4 with a walk and twostrikeouts. DH Jeremy Slayden (.298) went 2-for-4 with a solo home run anda strikeout.
Previously: Wednesday In Professional Baseball (July 29 action).