TOP HITTER: Midland’s Chase Calabuig made base safely in all five plate appearances, going 2-on-3 with three RBI, one run made and two walks. … Devin Foyle went 2-on-4 with a double, two RBI and one run for the RockHounds, while Jeremy Eierman was 2-on-4 with one RBI and one run. … Wilyer Abreu and Enmanuel Valdez each had three hits for the hooks. Abreu had two doubles, an RBI and a run.
TOP PITCHERS: The RockHounds’ bullpen would not allow a run. Wandisson Charles threw two scoreless innings of relief. Bryce Conley and Garrett Acton each followed with a goalless frame. Acton collected his fourth save.
HIGHLIGHTS: Trailing 4-1, the RockHounds broke up the game with a seven-run fourth inning. Foyle, Eierman, Kyle McCann and Logan Davidson all contributed with RBI doubles during the innings. Calabuig had a two-run single. … The Hooks cut their deficit to 8-6 in the sixth on a two-run homer by Cesar Salazar. … Calabuig added an insurance run with an RBI single in the eighth.
REMARKS: The RockHounds won their third straight win and have won four of five in the six-game streak. The series ends at 2 p.m. on Sunday. … Midland (17-15) sits second in the South Division in a two-way tie with Amarillo (17-15) and is a game behind division leader Frisco (18-14).
ROCK DOGS 9, HOOKS 6
Inside the Momentum Bank ballpark
Corpus Christi 001 302 000 — 6 13 0
Mittelland 100 700 01x — 9 11 3
Macuare, Casey (4), Endersby (6) and Berryhill. Peluse, Charles (6), Conley (8), Acton (9), and Simoneit. W – Pelusa (5-0). L—Macuare (1-4). S—actone (4). 2B – Corpus Christi: Valdez (8), Abreu 2 (9), Dirden (13); Midland: Foyle (6), Eierman (8), McCann (6), Davidson (8). HR – Corpus Christi: Salazar (3).
D – 2:50. A – 5,952.