In The Majors:
CF Marlon Byrd (.284) went 2-for-4 with a double, atriple and a strikeout. Nomar Garciaparra pinch-ran andstayed in the game to play first base. 1B Mark Teixeira(.283) was 1-for-4 with a home run (31), three RBI and a strikeout.C Matt Wieters (.270) went 2-for-3 and a walk.
In The Minors:
CF Charlie Blackmon (.306) was 3-for-5 with a double and asolo home run (7). LF Brandon Boggs (.267) went 1-for-3 with a walk, a two-runhomer (7) and a strikeout. DH Wally Crancer (.304) was 0-for-5 with a strikeout. 3BWes Hodges (.259) went 1-for-3 with two walks and astrikeout. 1B Jeff Kindel (.266) was 2-for-5 with a double, two RBI andtwo strikeouts. 1B Luke Murton (.274) extended his hitting streak to sevengames with 1-for-4 with an RBI and a strikeout. RF Matt Murton (.324) went 4-for-4 with a walk, a double, anRBI and three runs scored. 2B Eric Patterson (.315) went 1-for-5 with a walk and astrikeout. CF Danny Payne (.248) was 2-for-5 with a double and twostrikeouts. RF Jason Perry (.250) went 0-for-1 with a walk in his returnto Class AA. 1B Whit Robbins (.277) was 3-for-6 with a double and a walk.
Previously: Tuesday In Professional Baseball (August 18 action).