In The Majors
BrandonBoggs pinch-ran and scored. LF Marlon Byrd (.297)went 1-for-4. SS Nomar Garciaparra (.235) was 0-for-3. 2BDavid Newhan (.237) went 1-for-3. 2B Eric Patterson (.182) was 1-for-3. CF Jay Payton(.257) went 1-for-4. 1B Mark Teixeira (.363) was 1-for-4with an RBI single.
In The Minors
CF Charlie Blackmon (.332) extended his hitting streak to 15games by going 1-for-4 including a strikeout. In the process,Blackmon established a new team record with his 85th hit of theseason. C Wally Crancer (.286) was 0-for-3 with a walk and twostrikeouts. SS Tyler Greene (.264) went 1-for-3 with a walk and twostrikeouts. RF Garrett Groce (.238) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. 3BWes Hodges (.285) went 1-for-4 with a strikeout. 1BJeff Kindel (.291) extended his hitting streak to fivegames by going 1-for-4 with an RBI. RHP Andrew Kown earned his second consecutive win as Columbusedged Louisville 3-2. His line: (W,2-0) 5 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB,7 SO, 1 BK. LF Matt Murton (.333) went 3-for-7 with two doubles, a walk,an RBI and a strikeout. LF Danny Payne (.183) was 0-for-3 with a walk and twostrikeouts. RF Jason Perry (.244) went 1-for-4 with a strikeout.Whit Robbins (.266) drew a pinch-hit walk. C Matt Wieters (.357) extended his hitting streak to sixgames while going 1-for-3 with two walks and a strikeout. Seefeature from Washington Post.
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