No walkoff, but RockHounds win as Myers hits in 33rd straight game

The Midland RockHounds did not need to walkoff to earn the victory tonight.  Instead the RockHounds bats came alive pounding out 13 hits en route to a 7 to 1 victory over the San Antonio Missions.  Max Muncy led the way going 3 for 4 with 2 RBIs coming up a home run shy of a cycle.  Murphy Smith earned his first win in his last 7 starts raising his record to 9-8 to go along side a 3.48 ERA.  Ryan Dull came on in the 8th inning pitching 2 scoreless frame to wrap up the victory.

D’Arby Myers continues to capture the headlines as he collected 2 hits tonight, including a double, in 5 at bats extending his hitting streak to 33 games.  Once again D’Arby did not waste any time at the plate.  In the bottom of the first he drove a 3-2 pitch to center field for a double.  He would score 2 batters later on a sac fly by Tyler Ladendorf.  D’Arby’s performance raised his average to .290.

The Midland RockHounds start the final series of the season tomorrow night as the Frisco RoughRiders come to town for a 3 game set.  Zach Neal (8-11, 4.25 ERA) will toe the rubber for the RockHounds and will be opposed by Phil Klein (5-1, 2.68 ERA).  Game time is 7:00 pm.


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