In The Majors:
LF Marlon Byrd (.273) went 0-for-7 with a walk and twostrikeouts. Nomar Garciaparra (.262) pinch-hit forEric Patterson and flied out. RHP Micah Owings earned a save as Cincinnati topped Pittsburgh11-5. His line: (S,1) 3 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO. owings(.245) also struck out in his only at-bat. PR/LF Eric Patterson played one inning in the field. 1B MarkTeixeira (.281) was 0-for-4 with two walks and two strikeouts.C Matt Wieters (.263) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout.
In The Minors:
CF Charlie Blackmon extended his hitting streak to 14 gameswhile going 2-for-3 with a double and a walk. RHP KevinCameron returned to Sacramento following a stint on the DL andfaced five batters in relief. His line: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB,1 SO. DH Wally Crancer (.309) was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. SSTyler Greene (.283) went 0-for-4 with a walk, a stolen base(25) and two strikeouts. 3B Wes Hodges (.271) was 2-for-4 with two RBI and a strikeout.1B Jeff Kindel (.267) was 1-for-5. RHP Andy Mitchellgot the win as Norfolk blanked Charlotte 10-0 in the second game ofa doubleheader. His line: (W,11-5) 5 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 1SO. 1B Luke Murton (.289) extended his hitting streak to six gameswhile going 2-for-4 with an RBI single. RF Matt Murton (.316) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. DHDavid Newhan (.264) was 1-for-3 with a sacrifice fly and twostrikeouts. LF Danny Payne (.249) went 1-for-3 with a double, a walk andan RBI. LF Jason Perry (.215) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout. 1BWhit Robbins (.271) went 1-for-3 with a double. RHPBlake Wood faced nine batters in relief. His line: 2 IP, 4H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO.
Previously: Monday In Professional Baseball (August 31 action).