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Midland Notebook: 'Hounds Battling

Mitchell has been an on-base machine.

Before running into the offensive juggernaut that is the 2011 San Antonio Missions, the Midland Rockhounds were sitting pretty atop the Texas League's Southern Division. The 'Hounds are now a game behind San Antonio for first, but are still off to a strong start to the 2011 campaign. We have news and notes from the last week of action for the 'Hounds.

Team Overview On Thursday, the Midland Rockhounds opened an eight-game homestand with a four-game series against the second-place San Antonio Missions. The Missions came to town as the Texas League's top offensive club and they quickly showed the Citibank Ballpark faithful why in taking three of four from the hometown 'Hounds. The Missions scored 38 runs in four games, including 21 in a rout on...

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