In The Majors
LF Brandon Boggs (.244) went 0-for-3 with a strikeout. RFMarlon Byrd (.260) was 0-for-3. LF David Newhan(.206) struck out in his only at-bat. CF Jay Payton (.241)went 1-for-4 with a double and a strikeout. 1B Mark Teixeira(.286) was 2-for-3 with a double, a walk and three runs scored.
In The Minors
DH Charlie Blackmon (.346) extended his hitting streak to fivegames while going 1-for-5 with two strikeouts. DH Wally Crancer (.279) went 0-for-4 including a strikeout. DHMichael Fisher (.253) was 1-for-3 with a walk and astrikeout. SS Tyler Greene (.275) extended his hitting streak to sixgames by going 3-for-5 with a two-run double, a stolen base and astrikeout. 1B Jeff Kindel (.290) went 0-for-4 with a walk and astrikeout. LHP TimLadd faced 13 batters in relief. His line: 2.1 IP, 2 H, 1R, 1 ER, 4 BB, 1 SO. C Mike Nickeas (.226) went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. 2BEric Patterson (.321) was 1-for-4 with a sacrifice fly anda strikeout. RF Danny Payne (.226) returned to the lineup and went 0-for-3with two walks and a strikeout. DH Jason Perry (.264) went 2-for-4 with a double and agame-deciding solo home run. RHP Brad Rulon (0.59 ERA) faced eight batters in relief. Hisline: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO. RF Jeremy Slayden (.295) snapped an 0-for-13 slump by going3-for-4 with a double and a solo home run. LHP Ryan Turner pitched to three batters in relief. His line:0.1 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 1 WP. DH Matt Wieters (.362) went 1-for-3 with two walks and an RBI.
Previously: Tuesday In Professional Baseball (August 5 action)