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2017 RockHounds Field Staff Announced

November 15, 2016 - Fran Riordan has been named the new field manager of the RockHounds and will guide the three-time defending champions in the 2017 Texas League season. The Oakland Athletics made the announcement today, unveiling the organization's minor league field staffs for the upcoming season. Riordan, a hall of fame manager in the independent ranks, has been with Beloit Snappers, Oakland's (Single-A) Midwest League affiliate, the past two seasons. Returning to the RockHounds' field staff are pitching coach John Wasdin, hitting coa... Full Story

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Their Remarkable Journey Complete ... the 'Hounds Make History

September 17, 2016 - To accomplish something not done in nearly a century is, truly, remarkable. With their 4-1 win over the Northwest Arkansas Naturals, the RockHounds became the first team in 91 years to capture three consecutive Texas League championships. Weather pushed the first pitch back by slightly more than three hours (see "Stat of the Day," below), meaning the game began on Friday night and ended on Saturday morning. The RockHounds got in the board in the second inning on a solo home run to right field off the bat of Viosergy Ro... Full Story

"Not So Fast" Says the Naturals' 1-2 Punch

September 16, 2016 - After taking the first two games of the Texas League Championship Series in Springdale, Arkansas, the RockHounds returned home one victory away from becoming the first club in 91 years to to win three consecutive league titles. History said it wouldn't be an easy task and Northwest Arkansas proved the point. The Naturals used a "one-two punch" at the top of the batting order and a combined three-hit shutout to gain their first victory in the best-of-five championship series and forcing Game 4 on Friday night at 7:00 p.m. at ... Full Story

One Step Closer...One Step Away

September 15, 2016 - With a second consecutive down to the wire win over Northwest Arkansas, the RockHounds moved to the brink of Texas League history. By defeating the Naturals, 6-4 on Wednesday night at Arvest Ballpark, the 'Hounds moved to within one victory of a third consecutive Texas league Championship, something no team has accomplished since the Fort Worth Panthers 91 years ago (1920-25). The 'Hounds built a 6-0 lead, then held off a Naturals comeback, to secure the win and a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five championship series. The team... Full Story

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Midland RockHounds Minor League Baseball

League: Texas League
Home: Midland, Texas
Class: AA
Affiliation: Oakland Athletics
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