Alumni In The Majors
CF Marlon Byrd (.306) went 2-for-5 with a double, anRBI and a strikeout. SS Tyler Greene (.256) was 1-for-4 with two strikeouts. PH/2BEric Patterson (.218) struck out in his only at-bat. 1BMark Teixeira (.241) went 1-for-4 with a walk and athree-run homer (15).
Alumni In Japan
LF Matt Murton (.350) regained the lead in the Central Leaguebatting race while going 3-for-4.
Alumni In The Minors
OF Brandon Boggs was placed on the DL with a sprained leftwrist. LHP David Duncan faced seven batters in relief. His line: 1 IP,4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO. 3B Michael Fisher (.313) went 1-for-5 including twostrikeouts. LHP Lee Hyde earned a save as Mississippi beat Birmingham 6-2.His line: (S,6) 2.2 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO. RHP Andrew Kown was the winning pitcher as Harrisburg shutoutRichmond 4-0. His line: (W,3-4) 6 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 SO.Kown (.143) also went 1-for-2 with a strikeout at the plate. 3BThomas Nichols (.273) went 1-for-4 with a double, an RBIand a strikeout. C Mike Nickeas (.317) was 2-for-5 with an RBI double. LFDanny Payne (.262) went 1-for-3 with a double, a walk, astolen base and a strikeout. LF Jay Payton (.326) was0-for-2 including a strikeout before being ejected from the game inthe third inning. 1B Tony Plagman (.190) went 1-for-4 with a walk. PR/DHJeff Rowland (.091) struck out in his only at-bat.
Previously: Tuesday In Professional Baseball (July 6 action)