In The Majors:
CF Marlon Byrd (.319) went 1-for-4. LF/RF Matt Murton (.333) was 1-for-4 with a solo home run. 1BMark Teixeira (.209) went 2-for-5 with a three-run doubleand a strikeout. C Jason Varitek (.231) was 2-for-3 with adouble and a walk.
In The Minors:
CF Charlie Blackmon (.293) went 3-for-5 with a double andthree RBI. LF Brandon Boggs (.269) extended his hitting streak to sevengames by going 1-for-2 with two walks. SS David Newhan(.250) was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI. CF Eric Patterson (.305) went 1-for-5 with a triple and astrikeout in his return to Class AAA Sacramento. RF Jason Perry went 2-for-3 with an RBI double and a walk inhis debut with Class AA Montgomery. See story. Jeremy Slayden (.184) drew a pinch-hit walk. RHPBlake Wood took the loss as Springfield blanked NW Arkansas3-0 in the opening game of a Texas League doubleheader. His line:(L,1-1) 6 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 4 SO, 2 HR, 1 HBP.
Previously: Tuesday In Professional Baseball (May 5 action).