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ROUND ROCK EXPRESS 14, at RENO ACES 1
15 August 2012 | Aces Ballpark | Reno, Nev.
Records: Express (58-67), Aces (71-54)
- Round Rock leads series 2-0
- Express riding five-game winning streak
- Game 3 of series Thursday at 9:05 p.m. CDT
- Thursday’s scheduled starters: RR – LHP Zach Jackson (6-12, 4.66 ERA); RENO – LHP Zach Kroenke (6-3, 5.49 ERA)
ROUND ROCK won 15 of last 21 … improved to 17-8 since five-run, ninth-inning rally July 22 vs. Omaha … won 11 of last 14 road games … season-best, five-game road winning streak … improved to 19-15 since All-Star break … scored nine-plus runs in four straight games for first in franchise history (Triple-A era) … all nine starters hit safely … 47 runs, 67 hits over last four games … 10-plus hits in five straight games … nine-plus hits in eight straight games (.346, 107-for-309).
MARTIN PEREZ claimed first win with Express since June 21 vs. Iowa … first road win since April 27 at Oklahoma City (sixth road start since that win) … won three of last four decisions with Round Rock … did not allow run until two-out solo homer in the eighth … deepest into game carrying shutout in Triple-A career … 3.27 ERA (20 ER/55.0 IP) since June 1.
JULIO BORBON (2-for-5) produced first multiple-hit game since Aug. 3 vs. Tucson.
LUIS HERNANDEZ (1-for-5) extended hitting streak to 11 games (.451, 23-for-51) … snapped streak of nine straight multiple hit games … snapped streak of seven straight game with at least one RBI … scored in fourth straight game.
LEONYS MARTIN (4-for-6) second career four-hit game (July 22, 2011 at Omaha) … extended hitting streak to 10 games (.409, 18-for-44) … hit safely in 20 of last 21 games with Round Rock (34-for-87) … snapped franchise-record tying streak of four games with a homer … third straight multiple-hit outing, fourth in last five games … 24-for-60 (.400) since returning to Round Rock … scored in sixth straight game … fifth straight multiple-run game.
JOEY BUTLER (2-for-6) hit safely in 10 of last 12 games (15-for-50) … at least one strikeout in nine straight games (14 strikeouts) … fifth straight multiple-strikeout game, sixth in last seven games.
BRAD NELSON (2-for-3, walk) clubbed 21st homer, 14th on the road … reached safely in 27 of last 28 games … 38-for-111 (.342) since All-Star break.
MATT KATA (2-for-4, walk) became second player to amass 400 career hits with Express (Mark Saccomanno, 424) … extended hitting streak to five games (.478, 11-for-23) … fourth straight multiple-hit outing … snapped streak of three straight multiple-RBI outings.
YANGERVIS SOLARTE (2-for-4, walk) hit safely in five of last six games (11-for-27) … fourth multiple-hit outing in last six games … scored in seven of last eight games.
BRANDON SNYDER (2-for-5) extended hitting streak to seven games (.393, 11-for-29) … multiple hits in four of last six games … scored in four straight games … hit safely in 10 of 11 games with Express.
KOYIE HILL (2-for-5) first game with Express … first homer since July 19 at Pawtucket with Syracuse (Nationals system).