(KWES) - The Midland RockHounds will be without Tyler Marincov's big bat.
According to team officials, he broke his left hand on Wednesday after he was hit by a pitch at Frisco.
He went to The Oakland Athletics facility in Arizona to have surgery.
He is expected to return to the line up in 6-8 weeks.
This season, he is batting .275 with 49 RBIs.