In The Majors
PH/RF Marlon Byrd (.129) went 0-for-1 with a walk and astrikeout. 3B Nomar Garciaparra returned to the Dodgers’lineup and went 1-for-2 with two walks. PH/LF Eric Patterson (.000) was recalled to the Majors by theChicago Cubs and struck out in his only at-bat. See story. JayPayton (.208) delivered a pinch-hit single. 1B MarkTeixeira (.204) went 1-for-3 with a walk. Jason Varitek(.260) was 1-for-4 with a double, a walk and two strikeouts.
In The Minors
CF Brandon Boggs (.333) went 1-for-4 with a strikeout. SSMichael Fisher (.236) was 2-for-5. 3B Wes Hodges (.360) was 1-for-4 with a solo home run and astrikeout. LF Matt Murton (.333) went 3-for-5 with a two-run single and astrikeout. See story. 1B Whit Robbins (.217) was 2-for-3 with a strikeout. RFJeremy Slayden (.262) was 1-for-5 with a solo home run. Seestory. CMatt Wieters (.444) went 0-for-3 including a strikeoutbefore leaving the game following a collision at home plate.
Previously: Tuesday In Professional Baseball (April 15 action)