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Written by The Staff   
Thursday, 14 June 2007 07:47
AthleticsThe Oakland Athletics have announced the club has extended its player development contract with the Double-A Midland RockHounds of the Texas League through the 2012 season.

“We are pleased to continue our productive and valuable relationship with the RockHounds and the Midland community for another four years,” said A’s Vice President and General Manager Billy Beane.  “Midland continues to play an integral part of our player development system.”

In addition to Midland, the Oakland Athletics minor league system consists of the Arizona Athletics (Rookie), the Vancouver Canadians (Short A-Northwest League), the Kane County Cougars (A-Midwest League), the Stockton Ports (A-California League) and the Sacramento River Cats (AAA-Pacific Coast League).

Midland brings a 39-22 record into tonight’s game at San Antonio. The RockHounds are currently in second place in the Texas League South Division standings, two and a half games behind Frisco.
 
 
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