Alumni In The Pros: Tuesday In Professional Baseball

In The Majors:

RF Marlon Byrd (.288) went 2-for-4 with a double and awalk. 1B Mark Teixeira (.281) went 4-for-6 with an RBI. CJason Varitek (.243) was 2-for-4 with two RBI. C Matt Wieters (.267) was 1-for-4 with a strikeout.

In The Minors:

CF Charlie Blackmon (.302) went 2-for-6. Blackmon singled andstruck out twice in three at-bats against Jared Hyatt. DH Wally Crancer (.271) was 1-for-5 with an RBI and astrikeout. RHP Eddie Burns faced five batters in relief. His line: 1 IP, 2H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO. 2B Michael Fisher (.237) went 1-for-3. RHP Chris Hicks was the winning pitcher as Lancaster beatRancho Cucamonga 7-3. His line: (W,8-5) 6 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB,2 SO, 1 HR, 1 WP. Hicks is 3-0 with a 1.35 ERA in his last threeoutings. DH Wes Hodges (.252) was 0-for-4 with a walk and threestrikeouts. RHP Jared Hyatt was not involved in the decision as Bakersfieldoutlasted Modesto 8-7 in a 13-inning game. His line: 4 IP, 8 H, 7R, 7 ER, 0 BB, 7 SO, 2 HR. 1B Jeff Kindel (.272) was 0-for-3 with a walk. 1B Luke Murton (.200) went 1-for-3. RF Matt Murton (.385) was 3-for-4 with a double. RF DavidNewhan (.245) went 0-for-4 with an RBI. 2B/1B/CF Eric Patterson (.317) was 2-for-4 with a stolen base (30)and a strikeout. CF Danny Payne (.271) went 2-for-3 with a double, a walk and astrikeout. 1B Whit Robbins (.293) was 1-for-4 with a triple. DHJeremy Slayden (.364) went 2-for-5 with a solo home run andtwo strikeouts. RHP Zach Von Tersch was unable to make it out of the secondinning in his third pro start. His line: 1.1 IP, 6 H, 8 R, 4 ER, 1BB, 1 SO, 2 WP, 1 HBP.

Previously: Monday In Professional Baseball (July 6 action).

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