In The Majors
LF Brandon Boggs (.266) went 1-for-4 with a double. CFMarlon Byrd (.248) was 0-for-4 with three strikeouts. LFEric Patterson (.276) went 0-for-4 with a walk and twostrikeouts. CF Jay Payton (.260) was 2-for-4 with twotwo-run homers and a strikeout. 1B Mark Teixeira (.271) went0-for-3 with a walk.
In The Minors
CF Charlie Blackmon (.250) went 2-for-5 with a triple. 1BWally Crancer (.317) was 0-for-1. SS Michael Fisher (.271) went 1-for-5 with an RBI double and awalk. Tyler Greene was 0-for-1 with a walk as starting shortstopfor the North in the Texas League All-Star Game at Springfield, Mo.RF Garrett Groce (.280) went 3-for-4 with a double. 3BWes Hodges (.316) was 1-for-4 with a walk, an RBI and astrikeout. RHP Andy Mitchell got the win as Norfolk beatCharlotte 6-1. His line: (W,7-4) 6 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO,1 HBP. C Mike Nickeas (.214) was 0-for-2 with a sacrifice fly and awalk. RF Jason Perry (.311) went 0-for-3 with a walk and twostrikeouts. RF Jeremy Slayden (.282) was 1-for-3 with an RBI double and asacrifice fly.
Previously: Tuesday In Professional Baseball (June 24 action)