RockHounds announce new field staff for 2018

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MIDLAND - The quest for five straight Texas League championships will be the goal for the RockHounds in 2018.

But for the second season in a row, Midland will have a new manager at the helm.

The Oakland A's announced on Tuesday that Scott Steinmann will serve as the field manager for Midland this upcoming season.

The Hounds are Oakland's Double-A affiliate.

Joining Steinmann will be pitching coach Steve Connelly, hitting coach Tommy Everidge, athletic trainer Justin Whitehouse, and strength and conditioning coach Omar Aguilar.

Fran Riordan, who led the RockHounds to their 4th straight Texas League title, was promoted to the A's Triple-A affiliate in Nashville as their new manager.