In The Majors:
CF Marlon Byrd (.288) went 2-for-4 with a double andtwo RBI. Nomar Garciaparra was scratched from the lineup.See story. LF Matt Murton (.281) was 1-for-3 with a walk. RHP Micah Owings was not involved in the decision as Cincinnatibeat Houston 6-4. His line: 5 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 4 BB, 3 SO.Owings (.296) also went 1-for-2 at the plate. 1B MarkTeixeira (.271) extended his hitting streak to nine games bygoing 1-for-5 with a solo home run and a strikeout. C JasonVaritek (.238) went 1-for-4 including a strikeout.
In The Minors:
LF Brandon Boggs (.287) was 0-for-3 with a walk and twostrikeouts. LHP Lee Hyde faced four batters in relief. His line: 1.1 IP, 0H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 1 HBP. RHP Andy Mitchell made hisfirst start of the season. His line: 4 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 5SO, 1 HBP. LF David Newhan (.276) went 0-for-4 including astrikeout. RF Jason Perry (.254) was 0-for-1. 1B Whit Robbins (.326) was 1-for-3 with a strikeout. RHPBrad Rulon faced nine batters in relief. His line: 2 IP, 2H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO. RF Jeremy Slayden (.212) went 1-for-3 with a double, a walkand a strikeout. C Matt Wieters (.305) extended his hitting streak to sevengames while going 4-for-4 with a double and four RBI. Wieters isscheduled to join the Baltimore Orioles on Friday. See story.
Previously: Monday In Professional Baseball (May 25 action).