Phillips Phenomenal in Close Loss to Midland
FRISCO, Texas - Tyler Phillips delivered a quality start in his Dr Pepper Ballpark debut but the Riders were tripped up by Midland 2-1 Monday night.
* Phillips tossed 6 1/3 innings, allowing his only two runs on a two-out homer in the third. The righty struck out six and didn't walk anyone.
* The Riders staged a ninth-inning rally, closing within 2-1 on an RBI single from Brendon Davis but couldn't complete the comeback.
NOTABLE RIDERS PERFORMERS
* Tyler Phillips: 6 1/3 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 6 K
* Brendon Davis: 3-for-4, 2B, RBI
NEWS AND NOTES
* Phillips collected his fifth quality start of the season in eight outings between Frisco and Advanced-A Down East. He also did not allow a walk for the fifth time.
Riders vs. Midland, Tuesday, 11:05 am
RHP Esmerling Vasquez (0-2, 7.00) vs. RHP Kyle Friedrichs (0-0, 0.00)
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