Beck Homers in Loss to 'Hounds
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.
* 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.
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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