In The Majors:
CF Marlon Byrd (.293) went 1-for-3 with a double and awalk. PH Nomar Garciaparra flied out in his only at-bat. SSTyler Greene (.257) was 1-for-4 including a strikeout. RHPMicah Owings helped himself to a win as Cincinnati beatAtlanta 4-3. His line: (W,4-7) 6 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 0 SO, 1HR. Owings (.278) provided his own offense by adding a three-runhomer and a sacrifice bunt. 1B Mark Teixeira (.284) went1-for-3 with a walk. C Jason Varitek (.227) was 0-for-2 withtwo walks. C Matt Wieters (.240) went 1-for-3 with a walk and a two-runhomer, the first of his Major League career. See story/video.
In The Minors:
CF Charlie Blackmon (.298) was 1-for-5. C Wally Crancer (.316) went 3-for-4 with an RBI single and asolo homer. 2B Michael Fisher (.211) was 0-for-5. RHP Tim Gustafson faced seven batters in relief. His line: 1IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO, 1 HR. DH Jeff Kindel (.294) went 3-for-6 with an RBI single, athree-run homer and a strikeout. RF Matt Murton (.405) extended his PCL hitting streak to 25games while going 1-for-5 including a strikeout. DH DavidNewhan (.293) was 0-for-5 with an RBI and two strikeouts. 2BEric Patterson (.318) extended his hitting streak to fivegames by going 5-for-6 with two home runs and three RBI. CFDanny Payne (.227) went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts. RHPBrad Rulon faced seven batters in relief. His line: 2 IP, 1H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO, 1 HR. LF Jeremy Slayden (.412) went 1-for-4 with an RBI and twostrikeouts.
Previously: Tuesday In Professional Baseball (June 16 action).