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Alumni In The Pros: Wednesday In Professional Baseball

In The Majors

LF Brandon Boggs (.236) went 2-for-4 with a solo home run andtwo strikeouts. CF Marlon Byrd (.299) was 1-for-2 with awalk and a strikeout. SS Nomar Garciaparra (.235) went1-for-4. PH David Newhan (.233) was 0-for-1. 2B Eric Patterson (.208) went 2-for-4 with an RBI single, astolen base and a strikeout. PR/CF Jay Payton (.256) struckout in his only at-bat. 1B Mark Teixeira (.379) was 3-for-4with an RBI single, a double and a walk. C Jason Varitek(.224) went 1-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout.

In The Minors

DH Charlie Blackmon (.331) extended his hitting streak to 16games by going 1-for-4 with an infield single. DH/SS Michael Fisher (.252) went 3-for-7 with two RBI and astrikeout. SS Tyler Greene (.266) was 1-for-3 while driving in a run witha squeeze bunt. CF Garrett Groce (.236) went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts. RHPChris Hicks worked to seven batters in relief. His line: 1IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO. RHP Jared Hyatt was not involved in the decision as Friscorallied to beat Corpus Christi 9-8. His line: 3.2 IP, 8 H, 6 R, 5ER, 3 BB, 3 SO. RHP Steve Kelly recorded one strikeout whileretiring both batters he faced in relief. 1B Jeff Kindel (.289) was 0-for-3 with a sacrifice fly. LFMatt Murton (.283) went 1-for-4. LF Danny Payne (.180) was 0-for-2 with two walks and astrikeout. Payne is now hitless in his last 28 at-bats dating backto August 9. PH/3B Whit Robbins (.271) went 2-for-3 with a pinch-hit single, atwo-run double, a sacrifice fly and a walk. RHP Brad Rulon (0.45 ERA) faced seven batters in relief. Hisline: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO. C Matt Wieters (.354) extended his hitting streak to sevengames by going 1-for-4 with a strikeout.

Note: Tyler Greene, Wes Hodges, Jeremy Slayden and Matt Wieters have all been given assignments to play in the Arizona Fall League.

Previously: Tuesday In Professional Baseball (August 26 action).

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