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Oakland A's MLN: Midland Loses In Extras

Oakland A's MLN: Midland Loses In Extras

On the same day that the Oakland A's were thrilling their fans with yet another jaw-dropping victory, the A's farm affiliates were having a tough time getting into the win column. The Midland Rockhounds had two chances to close out a win in extra-innings, but they weren't able to seal the deal. Find out the details of that game and the rest of the day's action in this edition of Oakland A's Minor League Notebook...

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...

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