Alumni In The Pros: Wednesday In Professional Baseball

In The Majors:

CF Marlon Byrd (.275) went 0-for-4 with threestrikeouts. LF Eric Patterson (.174) was 1-for-4 with a two-run double andthree strikeouts. 1B Mark Teixeira (.285) extended hishitting streak to eight games while going 2-for-3 with a walk, ahome run and two RBI. C Jason Varitek (.231) was 0-for-3with a walk and a strikeout.

In The Minors:

CF Charlie Blackmon (.303) went 2-for-5 including a solo homerun (6). RF Brandon Boggs (.278) was 1-for-4 with an RBI. 2BMichael Fisher (.236) went 1-for-4 with a solo home run andtwo strikeouts. SS Tyler Greene (.294) extended his hitting streak to fivegames while going 1-for-4 with a solo home run and two strikeouts.Five of Greene’s ten hits during the streak have been home runs. 3BWes Hodges (.272) went 0-for-4. 1B/DH Jeff Kindel (.269) was 2-for-5 with two walks and an RBI.RHP Andrew Kown was not involved in the decision as Syracuseheld off Charlotte 9-4. His line: 5.1 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 3SO, 1 HBP. 1B Luke Murton (.259) was 0-for-2 with a walk. RF Matt Murton (.339) went 1-for-5 with a double and an RBI.2B David Newhan (.269) was 1-for-4 with a strikeout. CFDanny Payne (.245) was 0-for-2 with a sacrifice fly. 1BWhit Robbins (.286) went 1-for-4 with two strikeouts. DHJeremy Slayden (.291) was 0-for-4 with a strikeout.

Previously: Tuesday In Professional Baseball (July 28 action).

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