In The Majors:
LF Marlon Byrd (.361) went 2-for-4 with a double. RHPMicah Owings took the loss as the Cubs beat the Reds 7-2.His line: (L,0-2) 4.2 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 2 ER, 4 BB, 3 SO, 1 HR. Owings(.286) also struck in both of his plate appearances. 1B MarkTeixeira (.211) was 1-for-4 with a walk, a strikeout and anRBI.
In The Minors:
DH Charlie Blackmon (.273) went 1-for-4 with a triple and astrikeout. LF Brandon Boggs (.250) was 1-for-5 with two RBI. CWally Crancer (.267) was 2-for-4 with two RBI. 2BMichael Fisher (.220) was 1-for-5 with a double and twoRBI. SS Tyler Greene (.306) went 0-for-3 including a strikeout. 3BWes Hodges (.229) was 0-for-4. RF Matt Murton (.417) extended his hitting streak to sevengames while going 2-for-4 with a two-run homer. DH Eric Patterson (.311) was 2-for-4 with a walk, a triple, ahome run, two RBI and a strikeout. RF Danny Payne (.233) went 0-for-1 with a walk and astrikeout. LF Jeremy Slayden (.300) was 1-for-4 with a strikeout.Matt Wieters sat out once again with a mild hamstringstrain.
Previously: Monday In Professional Baseball (April 20 action).