In The Majors
PR/DH Brandon Boggs (.262) went 1-for-2. CF Marlon Byrd(.268) was 1-for-4 with an opposite field solo home run and astrikeout, LF Matt Murton (.176) returned to the Majors and went 0-for-3with two strikeouts. See story. LF Jay Payton entered the game in the top of theninth inning for defensive purposes. C Jason Varitek (.245)went 0-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts.
In The Minors
RF Charlie Blackmon went 1-for-5 with two strikeouts in hisprofessional debut. SS Tyler Greene (.221) was 0-for-3 with two walks and twostrikeouts. CF Garrett Groce (.266) struck out twice. 3B Wes Hodges (.325) extended his hitting streak to 11 gamesby going 2-for-4 with a solo home run and a walk. 1B Jeff Kindel (.296) was 2-for-5 with two strikeouts. 2BRichard Lewis (.282) went 2-for-4 with a double, a stolenbase and two RBI. RF David Newhan (.291) was 2-for-3 with atwo-run homer and a strikeout. RF Clifton Remole (.191) went 0-for-1. 3B Whit Robbins (.278) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout. RFJeremy Slayden (.275) went 0-for-2 with two walks. CMatt Wieters (.348) was 0-for-2 with two walks and astrikeout.
Previously: Monday In Professional Baseball (June 16 action)