Alumni In The Pros: Tuesday In Professional Baseball

In The Majors:

CF Marlon Byrd (.281) was 0-for-4 with a walk and twostrikeouts. 1B Nomar Garciaparra (.266) went 1-for-4. OFMatt Murton was called up to the Majors by Colorado. 1BMark Teixeira (.286) went 0-for-3 with two walks. C JasonVaritek (.224) was 1-for-3 with a double. C Matt Wieters (.263) went 1-for-4 with a walk, an RBI and astrikeout.

In The Minors:

CF Charlie Blackmon (.308) extended his hitting streak to ninegames while going 2-for-5 with two doubles and a strikeout. RFBrandon Boggs (.271) was 0-for-3 with a sacrifice and twostrikeouts. DH Wally Crancer (.319) went 3-for-4 with a homer (8), two RBIand a strikeout. 2B Michael Fisher (.239) was 0-for-4. Tyler Greene pinch-ran. 1B Jeff Kindel (.265) went 0-for-2 with a walk and astrikeout. RHP Andy Mitchell was the winning pitcher inrelief as Norfolk outscored Rochester 12-5. His line: (W,10-5) 4IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO. 1B Luke Murton (.279) went 1-for-3 with a sacrifice fly and astrikeout. LF Eric Patterson (.309) was 1-for-5 with an RBI. RFJason Perry (.224) was 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.1B Whit Robbins (.276) went 1-for-3 with an RBI.

Previously: Monday In Professional Baseball (August 24 action).

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