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Location: Midland, Texas
Affiliation: Oakland Athletics
League: Texas League
Division: South Division
Midland RockHounds TicketsMidland, Texas, has been home to minor league baseball since the Chicago Cubs put their Double-A team there before the 1972 season. Outside of one season that saw the squad share a league championship, the team only had four other winning seasons during their 13-year run in Midland. At the end of the 1984 season, the Cubs moved their Double-A affiliation elsewhere, and the California Angels took over the team in Midland. The change in parent organization didn't really generate a change in results, though. Between 1985 and 1998, the Midland Angels only made the playoffs twice. The Oakland Athletics became the parent organization in 1999 and have been so since. The A's changed the team name to the Midland RockHounds, and the squad has put up the most successful run in Midland history. Since 1999, the RockHounds have won six Texas League championships, including four consecutive league titles between 2014-2017. Buy your Midland RockHounds tickets at StubHub to see the club play its outstanding brand of minor league ball.
Have any Midland RockHounds players gone on to play in Major League Baseball?You don't have to dive deep into the history books of Major League Baseball to find notable players who played for the RockHounds. Pitchers like A.J. Puk, Sonny Gray, Sean Doolittle and Tim Hudson were all members of RockHounds' pitching staffs. 2016 World Series champion Addison Russell came through the Oakland farm system. Sluggers Josh Donaldson, Nelson Cruz and Kurt Suzuki are also among an impressive list of RockHounds alumni.
Where do the Midland RockHounds play their home games?Security Bank Ballpark in Midland, Texas, is the home field for the Midland RockHounds and opened in 2002. In addition to the typical baseball stadium food, there is also a solid choice of Tex-Mex concession options for those looking to take in more of the local culture. The stadium does a lot to display the nearly 50-year history of the Midland teams, including banners in the concourse for the team's Hall of Fame. The stadium also offers a host of options for families, including a basketball court, a splash pad and a playground in addition to the grassy berms beyond the outfield walls for picnic areas. The grassy areas expand the seating capacity significantly above the listed 4,709 person capacity.
Are there any rivalry games on the Midland RockHounds' 2020 schedule?The Midland RockHounds have developed a fierce rivalry with the Frisco Roughriders. Not only are the two teams both members of the South Division of the Texas League, but they also battle for bragging rights in the state of Texas. It's also worth noting that the Oakland Athletics are divisional rivals of the Roughriders' parent organization, the Texas Rangers.
Who is the manager of the Midland RockHounds?Scott Steinmann will return for his third season at the helm of the Midland RockHounds in 2020. Steinmann led the team to the playoffs in 2019 after winning the second-half South Division title. The team finished with a record of 73-66 before losing in the playoffs to eventual Texas League champion Amarillo Sod Poodles. Before joining the Oakland Athletics organization, Coach Steinmann spent eight years as an assistant coach and nine years as a manager in the Seattle Mariners farm system.
Where can I buy Midland RockHounds tickets?Minor league baseball fans can get their tickets at StubHub, the world's largest online marketplace, to see the Midland RockHounds and the rest of the Texas League live. StubHub provides bonuses such as 360-degree seat previews, electronic ticket delivery options and a secure checkout process that protects your information.
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