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
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.
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