Alumni In The Majors
RF Brandon Boggs (.000) was 0-for-3 with two strikeouts. CFMarlon Byrd (.306) went 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI. 1BMark Teixeira (.256) was 1-for-4 with a walk. C Matt Wieters (.243) went 2-for-4 including a double. RHPBlake Wood was the losing pitcher in relief as Clevelandscored seven runs over the final two innings to beat Kansas City7-3. His line: (L,1-3) 0.1 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO.
Alumni In Japan
CF/LF Matt Murton (.333) was 2-for-5.
Alumni In The Minors
CF Charlie Blackmon (.303) went 4-for-4 with a triple and astolen base. In his last five games, Blackmon is hitting .714(15-for-21). DH Chase Burnette (.290) extended his hitting streak to 10games while going 1-for-4 with a double and a strikeout. SSTyler Greene (.297) was 1-for-5. 1B Wes Hodges (.273) went 2-for-4 with an RBI and twostrikeouts. LHP Lee Hyde faced six batters in relief. His line: 1 IP, 1 H,1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO. RHP Andrew Kown took the loss as Louisville beat Syracuse 6-2.His line: (L,1-4) 6 IP, 6 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO, 2 HR. CMike Nickeas (.292) hit in his seventh straight game whilegoing 1-for-4 with a strikeout. CF Danny Payne (.254) went 0-for-4 with a walk and astrikeout. CF Jay Payton (.324) was 3-for-4 with a double, asolo home run and an RBI single. 1B Tony Plagman (.269) went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and astrikeout. LF Jeff Rowland (.275) extended his hitting streak to 13 gameswhile going 2-for-2 with a sacrifice fly and a walk.
Previously: Wednesday In Professional Baseball (August 18 action)