Alumni In The Pros: Thursday In Professional Baseball

In The Majors:

CF Marlon Byrd (.280) went 1-for-3 including asacrifice fly. DH Nomar Garciaparra (.265) was 1-for-4 witha double, an RBI and a strikeout. 1B Mark Teixeira (.288)went 3-for-4 with a walk, two doubles and a solo home run (28).Teixeira is hitting .343 with four home runs in nine games againstBoston this season. C Matt Wieters (.268) was 1-for-4 with a double.

In The Minors:

CF Charlie Blackmon (.300) went 3-for-5 with a double and anRBI. RF Brandon Boggs (.288) was 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI andtwo strikeouts. DH Wally Crancer (.302) went 2-for-4 with a double, asacrifice fly, and two RBI. 2B Michael Fisher (.240) was 1-for-4 with a walk and twostrikeouts. SS Tyler Greene (.293) went 0-for-5 with two strikeouts. 3BWes Hodges (.261) was 1-for-5 including a strikeout. 1BJeff Kindel (.263) went 0-for-4 with a walk and twostrikeouts. 1B Luke Murton (.270) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. RFMatt Murton (.335) went 1-for-2 with two walks, a sacrificefly and two RBI. 2B David Newhan (.276) was 0-for-4 with twostrikeouts. 2B Eric Patterson (.328) returned to Sacramento and extendedhis PCL hitting streak to nine games by going 2-for-4 with an RBI,a stolen base (35) and a strikeout. CF Danny Payne (.239) was 0-for-4 with three strikeouts. DHJeremy Slayden (.281) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. RHPZach Von Tersch earned his first professional win whilefacing eight batters in relief as Kingsport scored a run in the topof the ninth to edge Bristol 4-3. His line: (W,1-0) 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R,0 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO.

Previously: Wednesday In Professional Baseball (August 5 action).


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