In The Majors
LF Brandon Boggs (.242) went 1-for-4 with a double and astrikeout. RF/CF Marlon Byrd (.298) extended his hittingstreak to six games by going 1-for-4 with a double. SS NomarGarciaparra (.266) went 1-for-5 with a game-ending solo homerun and a strikeout. See video.LF Eric Patterson (.083) was 1-for-2 with a two-run single, awalk and a strikeout in his first game back with Oakland. CF JayPayton (.251) went 1-for-4 with an RBI. 1B Mark Teixeira(.340) was 3-for-6 with two homers, three RBI and a strikeout. CJason Varitek (.214) went 0-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout.
In The Minors
CF Charlie Blackmon (,337) went 1-for-4 with an RBI single. CWally Crancer (.275) was 1-for-3 including an HBP. LHPDavid Duncan was the losing pitcher as Batavia toppedTri-City 5-2. His line: (L,3-4) 3 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO.2B Michael Fisher (.250) went 0-for-2 with a walk. SSTyler Greene (.250) went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts. DHGarrett Groce (.245) was 0-for-3 with a walk and threestrikeouts. 3B Wes Hodges (.285) was 1-for-3 with an RBI single, a walk, astolen base and a strikeout. 1B Jeff Kindel (.294) went 1-for-2 with an RBI double and asacrifice bunt. RHP Andrew Kown took the loss as Frederick scored five unearnedruns in the eighth to beat Potomac 8-6. His line: (L,0-2) 2.2 IP, 4H, 5 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO. LF Matt Murton (.291) was 3-for-5 with an RBI double and astolen base. DH Whit Robbins (.270) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout. RHPKyle Schmidt was not involved in the decision as thestarter for Frederick. His line: 5 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 5 SO,3 HBP. RF Jeremy Slayden (.292) went 1-for-4 with an RBI double, awalk and a strikeout. LHP Ryan Turner worked in long relief. His line: 4 IP, 1 H, 0R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO. C Matt Wieters (.372) extended his hitting streak to fivegames by going 2-for-3 with an RBI double and two walks.
Previously: Tuesday In Professional Baseball (August 12 action)