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Oakland, Midland extend PDC for two more years

Another player development contract to announce: The Midland RockHounds (Class AA; Texas League) and the Oakland Athletics extended their PDC through the 2016 season. The Midland RockHounds have had a minor league affiliation with the A’s since 1999. “We are extremely pleased to continue our affiliation with the Midland RockHounds,” said A’s Vice President and […]

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New for 2014: Security Bank Ballpark

The home of the Midland RockHounds (Class AA; Texas League) will have a new name of Security Bank Ballpark come Jan. 1, 2014, once the current naming-rights deal with Citibank expires. The naming-rights deal is pretty major: 25 years, $3.6 million, with the first year costing the bank $120,000. It’s the third name for the […]

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RockHounds ready to welcome 7-millionth fan

Another milestone to note: the Midland RockHounds (Class AA; Texas League) are on the verge of welcoming the 7-millionth fan in team history to Citibank Ballpark. Going into tonight’s game, the RockHounds franchise has drawn 6,997,841 fans to Christensen Stadium and Citibank Ballpark the past 41 years. From affiliations with the Cubs, the Angels and the […]

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RockHounds hit attendance mark

The Midland RockHounds (Class AA; Texas League) hit a pretty cool milestone over the weekend, surging past 300,000 this season to set a franchise attendance record. The record was actually set on Saturday night, when a big crowd of 7,363 was on hand for a fireworks night. That pushed the season attendance to 301,530, a […]

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