In The Majors
LF Brandon Boggs (.245) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. RFMarlon Byrd (.246) was 1-for-3 with a bases-loaded walk. SSNomar Garciaparra (.289) went 1-for-3 with a double. LFMatt Murton (.120) was 0-for-5 with a strikeout. 1B MarkTeixeira (.278) went 0-for-3 with a walk. C JasonVaritek (.219) was 1-for-4 with a strikeout.
In The Minors
CF Charlie Blackmon (.319) went 0-for-5 with two strikeouts toend a 13-game hitting streak. RHP Kevin Cameron pitched inrelief. His line: 2 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO. C Wally Crancer (.290) was 1-for-4 with an RBI. DHMichael Fisher (.263) went 1-for-3. SS Tyler Greene (.248) extended his hitting streak to 14 gameswhile going 1-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout. See story. CF Garrett Groce (.261) was 1-for-3 with two walks and astrikeout. 3B Wes Hodges (.304) went 1-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout.1B Jeff Kindel (.298) was 1-for-4 with a home run, four RBIand a strikeout. C Mike Nickeas (.218) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. DHJason Perry (.289) was 0-for-2 with a walk, an HBP and astrikeout. RHP Brad Rulon (0.39 ERA) faced four batters in relief. Hisline: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO. RHP Kyle Schmidt pitched in relief. His line: 3.2 IP, 2 H, 2 R,2 ER, 3 BB, 3 SO, 1 HBP. RF Jeremy Slayden (.295) went 2-for-4 with an RBI, a walk anda strikeout. C Matt Wieters (.333) was 0-for-3. Wieters has just one hitin his last 10 at-bats.
Previously: Monday In Professional Baseball (July 21 action)