No Midi support in Sox/Play

when I invoke “play” command I got in the last line

SUPPORTED FILE FORMATS: 8svx aif aifc aiff aiffc al alsa au auto avr cdda cdr cvs cvsd dat dvms flac fssd gsm hcom ima ircam la lpc lpc10 lu m3u maud nist nul null ogg oss ossdsp pls prc raw s1 s2 s3 s4 sb sf sl smp snd sndt sou sph sunau sw txw u1 u2 u3 u4 ub ul uw vms voc vorbis vox wav wavpcm wve xa

there is no midi listed.I can play midi files by timidity but it would be nice to play it also by ‘play’.
Any suggestions?:’(