Riders quieted by RockHounds in 6-1 loss

Pair of rehabbers debuts with Riders in Midland

(Frisco RoughRiders)

By Frisco RoughRiders | May 14, 2018 10:25 PM

MIDLAND, Texas (May 14, 2018) - The Frisco RoughRiders, Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, dropped a 6-0 contest to the Midland RockHounds Monday night at Security Bank Ballpark.

 

BIG MOMENTS

* Midland got on the board with two runs in the second and had a 4-0 lead by the end of the fourth.

* The Riders plated their only run on an RBI single from Preston Beck in the ninth.

* The Riders welcomed a pair of rehabbers Monday. Chris Martin pitched a scoreless fifth inning, allowing just one hit, while centerfielder Carlos Tocci went 0-for-3 in six innings.

KEY RIDERS PERFORMERS

* Preston Beck: 2-for-4, RBI

* Carlos Tocci: 0-for-3 (rehab)

* Chris Martin: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K (rehab)

 

NEWS AND NOTES

* Michael De Leon extended his hitting streak to seven games with a single in the eighth.

* Josh Morgan went 1-for-4 with a double in his first game back from the DL. Morgan missed 29 games while injured.

WHAT'S NEXT

Riders at Midland, Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.
Probables: LHP Wes Benjamin (1-3, 3.94) vs. RHP Norge Ruiz (2-3, 4.55)

Video: MiLB.tv
Audio: RidersBaseball.com, TuneIn Radio, First Pitch App

 

About the RoughRiders 

The Frisco RoughRiders are the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers and play their games at beautiful Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, Texas. The team was founded in 2003 and has finished first among all Double-A franchises in attendance in each of the last 13 seasons (2005-2017). In August 2014, the RoughRiders were purchased by an ownership group led by Chuck Greenberg. Since then, the new ownership group, together with the City of Frisco, has spearheaded numerous major franchise enhancements, investing over $8 million in a wide array of facility upgrades and improvements, including a state-of-the-art HD video board, sound system, Bull Moose Saloon, InTouch Grille, Riders Outpost Team Store and the world's largest water feature in a sports facility, the massive Choctaw Lazy River. These enhancements earned the Riders and the City of Frisco Ballpark Digest's prestigious "Best Ballpark Renovation" award for two consecutive years (2015 and 2016). More than 140 former RoughRiders players have gone on to play Major League Baseball, including All-Stars Chris Davis , Adrian Gonzalez , Ian Kinsler and Neftali Feliz , as well as current Rangers stars Elvis Andrus , Rougned Odor and Nomar Mazara . For more information on the Frisco RoughRiders and Dr Pepper Ballpark, please visit RidersBaseball.com or contact Ryan Rouillard at RRouillard@RidersBaseball.com.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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