In The Majors
LF Marlon Byrd (.289) went 0-for-3 with a strikeout. 2BDavid Newhan (.262) was 1-for-3 with a walk, a stolen baseand a strikeout. CF/LF Jay Payton (.252) went 0-for-4. DHMark Teixeira (.376) was 3-for-5 with a solo home run andtwo RBI singles. C Jason Varitek (.227) went 0-for-3 with awalk.
In The Minors
CF Charlie Blackmon (.338) extended his hitting streak to 23games by going 1-for-3 with a double. 3B Wes Hodges went 2-for-6 with two strikeouts. RHPChris Hicks struck out four while retiring all six battershe faced in relief. RHP Steve Kelly pitched in relief. Hisline: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO. DH Matt Murton was 1-for-4 with an RBI double, a walk and astrikeout. DH Whit Robbins went 1-for-3 with a double and a walk. RHPBrad Rulon struck out five while retiring all nine battershe faced in relief. C Matt Wieters was 1-for-4 with two walks.
Previously: Tuesday In Professional Baseball (September 2 action).