Originally written on Athletics Farm  |  Last updated 12/26/14
A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Designated Hitter Kent Matthes (Grand Slam)   TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A) San Antonio Missions     3 Midland RockHounds  5 WP – Hassebrock 4-0 / 6.32 HR – Matthes (5) Farmhand Of The Game: Designated Hitter Kent Matthes (Grand Slam) With the bases loaded and Midland down by two runs in the bottom of the 9th, designated hitter Kent Matthes slugged a grand slam to give the RockHounds the walk-off win on Friday night, and the Hounds have now won 13 of their last 15 games. Catcher Beau Taylor and third baseman Jefry Marte had a pair of hits apiece in the game. Starter Shawn Haviland had a solid outing, allowing 2 runs and striking out 6 in 6 innings of work, while LHP Frank Gailey tossed 2 scoreless innings in relief, and RHP Blake Hassebrock picked up the win after giving up an unearned run in the top of the 9th. Click here for more on Sacramento, Stockton, Beloit, Vermont & AZL A’s…   PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A) Sacramento River Cats ...
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