In The Majors:
CF Marlon Byrd (.280) went 2-for-4 with two strikeouts.DH Nomar Garciaparra (.266) was 1-for-4 with two strikeouts.Eric Patterson played the final two innings of the game inleft field. 1B Mark Teixeira (.285) went 2-for-4 with adouble, a solo home run (27) and a strikeout. C JasonVaritek (.229) was 0-for-5 with a strikeout. C Matt Wieters (.269) went 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI.
In The Minors:
CF Charlie Blackmon (.295) was 1-for-5 with a double. RFBrandon Boggs (.284) went 0-for-4 including a strikeout. DHWally Crancer (.297) was 2-for-3 with an RBI and astrikeout. 2B Michael Fisher (.240) went 0-for-4 including a strikeout.SS Tyler Greene (.300) was 1-for-4 with a triple, a walk andtwo strikeouts. PH/3B Wes Hodges (.262) struck out in his only at-bat. LHPLee Hyde faced four batters in relief. His line: 1.1 IP, 0H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO. 1B Jeff Kindel (.269) was 3-for-6 with a double, three RBI anda strikeout. RHP Andy Mitchell was not involved in thedecision as Norfolk rallied to beat Syracuse 8-7. His line: 4 IP,11 H, 7 R, 6 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO, 1 HR. 1B Luke Murton (.281) went 2-for-4 with two doubles and anRBI. RF Matt Murton (.333) was 2-for-6 with two RBI and twostrikeouts. 2B David Newhan (.280) went 3-for-5 with threedoubles and two RBI. Newhan has had two or more hits in fourstraight games. PH/LF Danny Payne (.243) struck out in his only at-bat. 1BWhit Robbins (.287) went 1-for-4. DH Jeremy Slayden (.286) was 0-for-3 with a strikeout.
Previously: Monday In Professional Baseball (August 3 action).