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Turnaround X 2

April 28, 2016 - Two innings into their series at Corpus Christi, the RockHounds had lost three straight games and trailed the Hooks, 7-0. Thirty innings later, a span in which they have outscored the Hooks, 13-1, the 'Hounds have won three straight games at Corpus Christi. Three appearances into his first Double-A season, Wednesday night's starter, Joel Seddon, was 0-2 with a 17.69 earned run average. After pitching into the sixth inning and allowing just one run on three hits, Seddon's "turnaround" saw him earn the win in a 3-1 'Houn... Full Story

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'Hounds Haze Hooks

April 27, 2016 - It wasn't exactly "pea soup," but the RockHounds and Hooks played in high wind and a thick haze on Tuesday night in Corpus Christi. The gray backdrop, though, didn't affect the play as the 'Hounds captured a 2-0 win with both pitching staffs escaping multiple jams along the way. The RockHounds manufactured an unearned run in the fourth and added an insurance run on Ryon Healy's solo home run in the eighth. Starters Joe Musgrove (an 0.73 ERA entering the game) and Daniel Mengden (1.00 ERA) were as good as advertised, co... Full Story

You Just Gotta Love Baseball

April 26, 2016 - Monday's series opener between the Hooks and 'Hounds in Corpus Christi started as a blowout ... turned into a major comeback ... was decided on a two-strike home run in the 14th inning ... and ended with a save by the RockHounds' second baseman. Corpus Christi got to RockHounds starter Raul Alcantara for a three-run home run (pushed by a 25 mph wind) off the bat of James Ramsey in the first inning and a pair of two-run swings in the second (Teoscar Hernandez's double and Jack Mayfield's home run). After two innings, Co... Full Story

Misadventures in Base Running

April 24, 2016 - Three moments were critical in deciding Sunday afternoon's game at Nelson Wolff Stadium, the last of them a self-inflicted rally-snuffer which cost the RockHounds a great scoring opportunity in the eighth inning. Despite trailing, 5-0, after the first inning the 'Hounds twice rallied back to within a run. Matt Chapman's leadoff double in the eighth was followed by a walk to Viosergy Rosa (with Chapman advancing to third on a wild pitch on ball four). Franklin Barreto then ripped an RBI single to center, scoring "Chappy," ... Full Story


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