In The Majors
Starter Micah Owings got the win as Arizona beat Los Angeles 4-3,His line: (W,2-0) 7 IP, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO, 1 HR, 1 HBP. Owings(.167) also went 0-for-2 with a walk and a strikeout at the plate.1B Mark Teixeira (.167) was 1-for-4 with a strikeout. CJason Varitek (.290) went 1-for-4 including a double.
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Around The Minors
LF Brandon Boggs (.188) struck out in both of his plateappearances. SS Michael Fisher (.160) moved into the lead-off spot and went3-for-5 with a stolen base and a strikeout. RF Garrett Groce (.353) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout. 3BWes Hodges (.360) was 1-for-4 with a strikeout. LFMatt Murton (.368) went 2-for-4. 3B David Newhan(.217) was 1-for-4 with a strikeout. 2B Eric Patterson (.261) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. LFClifton Remole (.222) was 2-for-4 with an RBI single and adouble. 3B Whit Robbins (.200) went 1-for-2 with three walks. RHPKyle Schmidt got the win in relief as Frederick toppedKinston 9-8. His line: (W,1-0) 3.1 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO,1 HR. RF Jeremy Slayden (.273) was 1-for-4 with a double and twostrikeouts. C Matt Wieters (.500) doubled and walked in his two plateappearances before being ejected from the game for arguing a calledfair ball down the right field line in the bottom of the fourthinning. Starter Blake Wood was not involved in the decision as Salem scoredfour runs in the bottom of the ninth to beat Wilmington 8-7. Hisline: 4.2 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 7 SO, 2 WP.
Previously: Tuesday In Professional Baseball (April 8 action)