In The Majors:
LF Marlon Byrd (.279) went 1-for-4 with a double. DHNomar Garciaparra (.253) was 2-for-6 with a double and astrikeout. LF Eric Patterson (.158) went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts. 1BMark Teixeira (.282) was 1-for-4 with a double and astrikeout. C Matt Wieters (.273) extended his hitting streak to sixgames while going 4-for-5 with an RBI.
In The Minors:
CF Charlie Blackmon (.302) was 0-for-4. RF Brandon Boggs (.278) went 2-for-4 with a solo home run. LHPDavid Duncan took the loss as Hagerstown topped Lexington6-2. His line: (L,1-2) 7 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 6 SO, 2 HR, 1HBP. 2B Michael Fisher (.236) was 1-for-4 with an RBI and astrikeout. SS Tyler Greene (.295) went 3-for-4 with a walk, two home runsand three RBI. RHP Tim Gustafson turned in four no-hit inning in his firstClass AA start. His line: 4 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO. RHPChris Hicks was the losing pitcher as High Desert edgedLancaster 8-7. His line: (L,8-7) 6 IP, 10 H, 8 R, 7 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO,3 HR, 1 WP. 3B Wes Hodges (.278) was 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI. RHPJared Hyatt was the losing pitcher as Visalia defeatedBakersfield 9-4. His line: (L,1-2) 1 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 0SO, 1 HR, 1 HBP. 1B Luke Murton (.263) went 1-for-4 including a strikeout. RFMatt Murton (.342) was 0-for-2 with a walk. 2B DavidNewhan (.270) went 1-for-4 including a strikeout. LFDanny Payne (.247) was 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.RHP Brad Rulon earned his first Florida State League win inrelief as Tampa beat Charlotte 8-5 in 12 innings. His line: (W,1-0)3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO.
Previously: Monday In Professional Baseball (July 27 action).