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Midland Notebook: Playing Out The String

Crumbliss homered three times on Thursday.

The Midland Rockhounds have scored 20 runs over their past two games, but it is likely too little, too late to save their 2012 season. They are 8.5 games out of a playoff spot with 18 games left to play. Edward Isaacs brings us an update on the Rockhounds.

Team Overview Entering the final stretch of the season, the Midland Rockhounds hoped to make an improbable comeback from fourth to first in the Texas League South Division. So far, the team is far from accomplishing that feat. Entering Wednesday's game, Midland was sitting in the basement at 22-28, 8.5 games back of first place Corpus Christi (31-20). The team is 7-10 in its last 16 games and has...

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