Vancouver Correspondent Chris Parry checks in with this week's Vancouver Notebook. In this edition,…
Oakland A's MLN: Midland Loses In Extras
Midland scored twice in extra-innings, but it wasn't enough, as the Rockhounds fell to the Springfield Cardinals by a score of 11-10. Reliever Evan Fahrner allowed a two-run homer to one-time starting pitcher Rick Ankiel with two-outs in the bottom of the 13th to send the Rockhounds home a loser. With two-outs and no one on in the 13th, Fahrner allowed a groundball single to Shaun Boyd and then gave up the gopher ball to Ankiel. Before Ankiel's homer, it looked like Midland's Kevin Melillo was going to be the hero of the night. Melillo didn't even start the game, but he ended up with four plate appearances and managed to draw a walk and hit a homer in the top of the 13th that temporarily gave the Rockhounds a one-run lead. The homer was Melillo's 19th...
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