Alumni In The Majors
CF Marlon Byrd (.311) was 1-for-4 with a strikeout. LFEric Patterson (.208) went 1-for-3 with two runs scored inhis Red Sox debut. 1B Mark Teixeira (.231) was 1-for-3 witha double and two strikeouts. C Jason Varitek (.263) went1-for-3 with a strikeout. C Matt Wieters (.238) was 1-for-4 with a strikeout.
Alumni In Japan
CF/LF Matt Murton (.355) went 2-for-4 with a strikeout.
Alumni In The Minors
DH Chase Burnette (.286) was 0-for-3 with two strikeouts. SSDerek Dietrich (.250) went 1-for-4 with an RBI. LHPDavid Duncan took the loss as Modesto beat Lancaster 8-1.His line: (L,0-3) 5 IP, 9 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO, 1 HR, 1 WP, 1HBP. Duncan is now 0-12 in 15 career appearances for Lancaster. DHMichael Fisher (.313) was 0-for-4 with three strikeouts. CCole Leonida (.250) extended his career-opening hittingstreak to six games while going 1-for-5 with a strikeout. 3BThomas Nichols (.351) went 0-for-5 with two strikeouts. CMike Nickeas (.310) was 1-for-4 with an RBI and astrikeout. LF Danny Payne (.269) went 1-for-4 with a solo home run, awalk, a stolen base and a strikeout. DH Tony Plagman (.184) was 2-for-5 with a walk and an RBIsingle. CF Jeff Rowland went 2-for-5 with a walk, two RBI, two runsscored and a strikeout in his Midwest League debut. Rowland has nowhit safely in all 12 games he has played in pro ball.
Previously: Tuesday In Professional Baseball (June 29 action)