The dog days of summer came a little early for the Double-A Midland Rockhounds in 2011. The 'Hounds limped through a hot Texas May, falling out of contention for a first-half playoff berth with a 9-19 record. The Oakland A's affiliate will look to rebound in June.
June 2, 2011
The first weekend of games are in the books for the 2011 minor league season. The Oakland A's affiliates are off to decent starts, with the Midland Rockhounds leading the pack at 4-0, followed by the 3-1 Burlington Bees and the 2-2 Sacramento River Cats and Stockton Ports. We take a look at the early standouts inside...
April 11, 2011
It has been a successful two-year run for the Oakland A's Double-A affiliate, the Midland Rockhounds. Texas League champions in 2009, the Rockhounds finished as the league's runner-up in 2010. Although the coaching staff will be new for 2011, the ‘Hounds Opening Day roster has a familiar look. We review the 2011 Midland Rockhounds inside…
April 4, 2011
Jorge Reyes made waves in his first professional season when a long-time baseball man, Greg Riddoch, saw him as a future big leaguer. He was elevated to Lake Elsinore in 2010 after a few scant innings. While his innings have been limited, his effectiveness has been stellar at times.
September 13, 2010