In the last two games the Midland RockHounds have had to come from behind to beat the San Antonio Missions. Tonight both the Missions and the RockHounds scored 4 times each in the 9th inning. The result was another walkoff for the RockHounds. Chad Oberacker sealed the Missions fate when he smashed an 0-1 pitch to right field for a double scoring Max Muncy and Josh Whitaker. Mike DeMark picked up his 3rd win of the season, raising his record to 3-3 with a 5.84 ERA. The big hitter of the night was right fielder Josh Whitaker who was 4 for 5 with 2 doubles and 3 RBIs.
The other key story line tonight was D’Arby Myers extending his hitting streak to 32 games. Tonight D’Arby was 2 for 5 with a double and 1 RBI. D’Arby did not waste any time as he smacked a RBI double scoring Conner Crumbliss in the bottom of the 1st inning. D’Arby’s other hit was a single that came in the bottom of the 7th off Missions reliever Matt Branham.
The RockHounds and the Missions wrap up the season series tomorrow at 7:00 pm as Murphy Smith (8-8, 3.59 ERA) is on the mound for the RockHounds against Matt Wisler (8-4, 2.67 ERA) for the Missions.