In The Majors
LF Brandon Boggs (.262) went 1-for-4 with an RBI single todrive in Marlon Byrd. CF Marlon Byrd (.270) was1-for-3 with a walk. LF Matt Murton (.211) went 1-for-2. Jay Payton (.263)delivered a pinch-hit single. 1B Mark Teixeira (.266) was0-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts. C Jason Varitek(.240) went 0-for-4 with a walk and two strikeouts.
In The Minors
CF Charlie Blackmon (.222) went 1-for-4 with a strikeout. LHPDavid Duncan made his first professional start. His line: 2IP, 2 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO. CF Garrett Groce (.263) was 0-for-4 with three strikeouts. 3BWes Hodges (.321) went 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.1B Jeff Kindel (.292) went 0-for-3 with a walk and twostrikeouts. LHP Tim Ladd faced seven batters in relief. His line: 2 IP, 0H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 1 HBP, 1 BK. 3B Richard Lewis(.278) was 0-for-3 with a walk. David Newhan pinch-ran andscored. 2B Eric Patterson (.319) returned to the Iowa lineup and went0-for-4 with three strikeouts. RF Clifton Remole (.208) was 2-for-4 with an RBI. 1BWhit Robbins (.279) went 1-for-3 with a sacrifice fly. RHPBrad Rulon faced seven batters in his professional debut.His line: 1.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO. RF Jeremy Slayden (.288) was 5-for-7 with a walk and two RBI.C Matt Wieters (.347) was 1-for-3 with a walk.
Previously: Tuesday In Professional Baseball (June 17 action)