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Rivas’ homer leads Amarillo to 3-2 win over Midland

AMARILLO, (AP) -- Webster Rivas hit a three-run home run in the sixth inning, leading the Amarillo Sod Poodles to a 3-2 win over the Midland RockHounds on Wednesday.

The home run by Rivas scored Hudson Potts and Taylor Kohlwey and provided all the offense for Amarillo.

In the top of the second, Midland grabbed the lead on an error that scored Jonah Heim and Greg Deichmann.

Paco Rodriguez (1-0) got the win with three innings of scoreless relief while Midland starter Brian Howard (3-2) took the loss in the Texas League game.

Despite the loss, Midland is 6-3 against Amarillo this season.

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