Express Drop Finale
Records: Express (59-68), Aces (72-55)
- Round Rock wins series 3-1 … 4-0-2 in last six series
– Express snap six-game winning streak – longest of season
– Round Rock starts season’s final home stand Saturday, opening a four-game series vs. Oklahoma City – 6:05 p.m. CDT first pitch
– Saturday’s scheduled starters: RR – LHP Chad Bell (3-4, 5.09 ERA); OKC – RHP Jose Cisnero (2-1, 4.82 ERA)
ROUND ROCK snapped franchise-record streak of five straight games with nine-plus runs … lowest run total since 4-1 loss Aug. 6 vs. Las Vegas … snapped streak of six straight games with 10-plus hits.
GREG REYNOLDS suffered first road loss since June 8 at Omaha.
JULIO BORBON (2-for-4) four-game hitting streak (.474, 9-for-19) … third straight multiple-hit game … eighth triple, second-best season total in Express history.
LUIS HERNANDEZ (1-for-4) extended hitting streak to 13 games (.467, 28-for-60) … snapped streak of five straight games with at least one run scored.
JOEY BUTLER (1-for-4) six-game hitting streak (.333, 10-for-30) … hit safely in 12 of last 14 games (19-for-60) … at least one strikeout in 11 straight games (19 strikeouts) … seventh straight multiple-strikeout game, eighth in last nine games.
BRAD NELSON (0-for-4) hitless in last 11 at bats.
MATT KATA (0-for-3) snapped five-game hitting streak (.478, 11-for-23) … snapped streak of four straight multiple-hit outings.
RYAN SPILBORGHS (0-for-3) snapped six-game hitting streak (.320, 8-for-25).
BRANDON SNYDER (0-for-2, walk) snapped eight-game hitting streak (.353, 12-for-34) … snapped streak of five straight games with at least one run scored … second hitless outing in 13 games with Express.
ALBERTO HERNANDEZ (1-for-3) hit safely in both games with Express (4-for-8).
KOYIE HILL (0-for-3) first hitless outing in three games with Express.