Beck Homers in Loss to 'Hounds

June 12, 2018 - Texas League (TL) - Frisco RoughRiders News Release

FRISCO, Texas - Preston Beck delivered a splash hit home run on Super Splash Day at Dr Pepper Ballpark but the Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, lost the series finale to the Midland RockHounds 11-3 Tuesday afternoon.

BIG MOMENTS

* Beck cut the RockHounds lead to 6-3 with a solo home run into the Choctaw Lazy River in the seventh.

* Michael O'Neill drove in rehabber Elvis Andrus with a triple in the third, cutting the Midland lead to 6-2.

* Midland jumped up 6-0 after three innings and capped the offensive outburst with a four-run ninth.

KEY RIDERS PERFORMERS

* Preston Beck: 2-for-3, HR, RBI, R

* Michael O'Neill: 2-for-4, 3B, BB, RBI

* Elvis Andrus: 1-for-4, R (rehab)

NEWS AND NOTES

* Andrus went 1-for-4 in the second game of his rehab assignment with the Riders.

* On his 26th birthday, O'Neill extended his on-base streak to 18 games with two hits and a walk.

WHAT'S NEXT

Riders vs. San Antonio, Wednesday, 7:05 p.m.

Probables: RHP Richelson Pena (4-3, 2.52) vs. RHP Colin Rea (0-2, 8.27)

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