In The Majors
Marlon Byrd (.133) appeared as a pinch-hitter and washit by a pitch. RHP Kevin Cameron returned to the Majors andput the finishing touch on San Diego’s 6-0 shutout of Colorado. Hisline: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO. RHP Micah Owings got the win as Arizona beat San Francisco 8-2.His line: (W,3-0) 6 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 6 SO. Owings (.222)also went 1-for-3 at the plate. See story LF Jay Payton (.174) went 0-for-4 with twostrikeouts. 1B Mark Teixeira (.196) was 0-for-4 with astrikeout. PH/C Jason Varitek (.261) belted a tie-breakingpinch-hit home run in the top of the ninth inning to lift Boston toa 5-3 win at Cleveland. See story.
In The Minors
LF Brandon Boggs (.341) was 1-for-4 with a strikeout. CWally Crancer (.350) went 2-for-3 with an RBI single and anRBI triple. SS Michael Fisher (.220) was 0-for-3 with a strikeout.Tyler Greene (.217) went 1-for-5 with a double, a walk, astolen base and two strikeouts. 3B Wes Hodges (.370) was 3-for-4 with a sacrifice fly, an RBIsingle, a solo homer, a grand slam homer and a total of seven RBI.LF Matt Murton (.294) was 0-for-4. 2B Eric Patterson (.222) flied to left in his only at-bat. RFJeremy Slayden (.270) went 0-for-2 including a strikeout.LHP Ryan Turner pitched in relief. His line: 1.1 IP, 0 H, 1 R,0 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO. Matt Wieters (.500) rejoined the Frederick Keys afterattending Tuesday’s funeral and delivered a clutch pinch-hit RBIsingle in the bottom of the seventh inning. See story.
Previously: Monday In Professional Baseball (April 14 action)