Alumni In The Pros: Thursday In The Majors

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March 31, 2011 action – Opening Day

  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira went 1-for-3 including a three-run homer and a walk.

Notes

  • Padres’ 2B/OF Eric Patterson (sore left hamstring) was placed on the 15-day disabled list 3/29.
  • Minor League games will begin Thursday, April 7.
  • Matt Murton will open his second season in Japan April 12 when the Hanshin Tigers visit Hiroshima.

Alumni In The Pros: Wednesday In Spring Training

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March 30, 2011 action

  • CF Charlie Blackmon went 1-for-2 with an RBI single for the Rockies in an exhibition game against the their Class AA Tulsa affiliate.
  • 1B Wes Hodges struck out in his only at-bat for Class AAA Columbus in a snow-shortened exhibition game against Cleveland.
  • Mets’ C Mike Nickeas (.119) went 2-for-3.
  • Jason Varitek (.250) drew a pinch-hit walk for the Red Sox.

Alumni In The Pros: Tuesday In Spring Training

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March 29, 2011 action

  • LHP Bruce Chen got the win as the Royals edged the White Sox 4-2.  His line: (W,3-1) 5 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 4 BB, 4 SO, 1 HR.
  • PH/SS Tyler Greene (.190) grounded out in his only at-bat for the Cardinals.
  • RHP Tim Gustafson worked a perfect inning in relief getting two fly outs and a strikeout against three Major League hitters as the Braves beat Minnesota 4-2 in 10 innings at Turner Field.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.294) went 0-for-2 with a walk.
  • Red Sox’ C Jason Varitek (.250) was 0-for-2 including a strikeout.
  • Orioles C Matt Wieters (.283) went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI.

Alumni In The Pros: Monday In Spring Training

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March 28, 2011 action

  • Cubs’ CF Marlon Byrd (.431) was 0-for-3 including a strikeout.
  • Cardinals’ SS Tyler Greene (.193) flied out to left field in his only at-bat.
  • Tigers’ PH/DH Jeff Rowland (.333) went 1-for-2 including a bases-loaded triple and a strikeout.

Alumni In The Pros: Sunday In Spring Training

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March 27, 2011 action

  • Cardinals’ SS Tyler Greene (.196) went 0-for-3 including a strikeout.
  • Yankees’ 1B Luke Murton (.000) entered the game as pinch-runner for Mark Teixeira and later grounded out in his only at-bat.
  • Mets’ C Mike Nickeas (.077) was 0-for-3.
  • Yankees’  1B Mark Teixeira (.306) went 2-for-3 with a two-run double and a strikeout.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.263) was 2-for-4 with a two-run single.

Alumni In The Pros: Saturday In Spring Training

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March 26, 2011 action

  • Brewers’ LF Brandon Boggs (.263) went 0-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts.
  • Cubs’ CF Marlon Byrd (.455) was 1-for-3 with an RBI triple and a strikeout.
  • Cardinals’ SS Tyler Greene (.208) went 1-for-2 with a pinch-hit single and a strikeout.
  • RHP Tim Gustafson faced five batters while working a scoreless eighth inning in the Braves’ 8-2 loss to the Mets.  His line: 1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO.
  • Mike Nickeas caught the final two innings of the Mets’ victory over the Braves.
  • Padres’ RF Danny Payne (.000) was 0-for-1 with a bases-loaded walk and a strikeout.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.283) went 0-for-2 with a walk.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.246) went 1-for-4 including an RBI double.

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Alumni In The Pros: Friday In Spring Training

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March 25, 2011 action

  • Brewers’ LF Brandon Boggs (.278) singled in his only at-bat off the bench.
  • Cubs’ CF Marlon Byrd (.462) went 1-for-3.
  • Tyler Greene (.196) was 0-for-4 including a strikeout while playing the entire game in center field for the Cardinals.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.295) went 0-for-1 with two walks.
  • Red Sox’ C Jason Varitek (.267) was 2-for-4 with an RBI double and a strikeout.
  • Orioles’ DH Matt Wieters (.245) went 0-for-4 including a strikeout.


Alumni In The Pros: Thursday In Spring Training

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March 24, 2011 action

  • Brewers’ RF Brandon Boggs (.264) went 0-for-2 including a strikeout.
  • Cubs’ CF Marlon Byrd (.469) was 1-for-3 with a sacrifice fly, two RBI and a strikeout.
  • LHP Bruce Chen got the win as Kansas City beat Seattle 9-8.  His line: (W,2-1) 6 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 0 BB, 0 SO.
  • Cardinals’ CF Tyler Greene (.213) flied out to center in his only at-bat.
  • Mets’ C Mike Nickeas (.083) went 0-for-2.
  • Padres’ RF/CF Danny Payne struck out twice.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.267) was 1-for-4 with a double, a walk and two strikeouts.



Alumni In The Pros: Wednesday In Spring Training

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March 23, 2011 action

  • PR/SS Tyler Greene (.217) popped out to first in his only at-bat for the Cardinals.
  • Padres’ LF Danny Payne lined out to shortstop in his first Major League at-bat of Spring Training.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.302) went 0-for-2 with a walk.

Alumni In The Pros: Tuesday In Spring Training

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March 22, 2011 action

  • Brandon Boggs played two innings in right field for the Brewers.
  • Cubs’ CF Marlon Byrd (.478) went 2-for-5 including a strikeout.
  • Mets’ C Mike Nickeas (.088) was 0-for-3 with two strikeouts.
  • Yankees’ 1B Mark Teixeira (.317) went 0-for-3 with an RBI and two strikeouts.
  • Red Sox’ C Jason Varitek (.231) was 2-for-3 with a strikeout.
  • Orioles’ C Matt Wieters (.268) went 1-for-4 including two deep fly ball outs and a strikeout.