In The Majors
CF Marlon Byrd (.238) went 1-for-2 with a sacrifice anda walk. RHP Micah Owings was the losing pitcher as Washington blankedArizona 5-0. His line: (L,6-8) 5.2 IP, 1 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 5 BB, 2 SO.Owings (.260) also went 1-for-2 at the plate. Jay Paytonstruck out in a pinch-hitting appearance. 1B Mark Teixeira(.272) was 0-for-3. C Jason Varitek (.220) went 2-for-4 withan RBI single and a double.
In The Minors
DH Charlie Blackmon (.280) went 1-for-4 with a double. RHPKevin Cameron worked a 1-2-3 inning in relief in his secondrehab appearance with the AZL Padres. LHP David Duncan was not involved in the decision as Tri-Cityrallied to beat Williamsport 8-7. His line: 4 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 0BB, 4 SO, 1 HR, 1 WP. Michael Fisher (.264) delivered a pinch-hit single. RFGarrett Groce (.270) went 0-for-3 with a walk. 3BWes Hodges (.307) was 1-for-6 including a strikeout. RHPJared Hyatt earned the win in relief in his Class AAA debutas Oklahoma beat Albuquerque 3-1. His line: (W,1-0) 3 IP, 1 H, 0 R,0 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO, 1 HBP. LHP LeeHyde continued his rehab assignment with the GCL Braves andtook the loss in his start against the GCL Phillies. His line:(L,0-1) 2.1 IP, 1 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO. RHP Steve Kellytook the loss as Southern Maryland beat Somerset 8-2. His line:(L,5-5) 5.2 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 4 BB, 2 SO, 1 HR. 2B RichardLewis (.289) was 0-for-4 with three strikeouts. RF Danny Payne (.263) went 0-for-2 with two walks. RHPBrad Rulon faced eight batters in relief. His line: 2 IP, 2H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 SO. RF Jeremy Slayden (.299) extended his hitting streak to 15games by going 1-for-4 with a strikeout before being ejected forarguing the called third strike in the ninth inning. C/DHMatt Wieters (.356) extended his hitting streak to ninegames by going 3-for-7 with two doubles and two RBI.
Previously: Tuesday In Professional Baseball (July 8 action)