Originally posted on Friarhood  |  Last updated 9/7/13
The Missions won as 3rd baseman Jake Blackwood drove in 4 runs and centerfielder Rico Noel raised his average to .462 over the 3 playoff games. Hitting Prospect of the Day: Rodney Daal Pitching Player of the Day: Eddie Bonine   San Antonio Missions 7, Corpus Christi Hooks 6 Rico Noel-CF: 2-5, RBI, BB, K, Run scored Cory Spangenberg-2B: 2-6, 2B, K, 2 Runs scored Tommy Medica-1B: 0-3, RBI, BB, K, Run scored Jake Blackwood-3B: 2-4, 3B, 4RBI, K Yeison Asencio-RF: 1-5, K Austin Hedges-C: 0-3, 2BB, 2K, Run scored Donn Roach-SP: 6.2 IP, 6H, 2ER, BB, 4K Notes: The Missions take the lead in this best of 5 series 2-1 with a 12-inning win tonight. Donn Roach had the sinkerball working as he induced 11 groundouts, and only allowed 2 runs over 6+ quality innings. Relievers Leonel Campos and Jeremy McBryde both suffered blown saves, but the Missions persevered and won due to an error from the Hooks centerfielder. The Missions’ RISP numbers still were not ideal (2-for-8) but they scored 7 runs a...
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