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24 August 2012 | The Dell Diamond | Round Rock, Texas
Records: Express (63-71), Sounds (62-72)
- Round Rock leads series 2-1
- Season series tied 7-7
- Game 4 of series Friday at 7:05 p.m. CDT
- Saturday’s scheduled starters: RR – LHP Martin Perez (7-6, 4.11 ERA); NAS – RHP Claudio Vargas (6-1, 3.58 ERA)
ROUND ROCK snapped four-game winning streak … held to five or fewer runs in 10 of last 11 games at The Dell Diamond.
four-game winning streak … won 10 of last 13 games … improved to 20-9 since July 26 – PCL’s best record in that time … won 12 of last 14, 18 of last 22 vs. Nashville at The Dell Diamond … clubbed eight homers over last three games … at least one homer in four of last five games, 10 of last 13 … improved to 50-4 when leading after eight innings.
JUSTIN GRIMM suffered second straight loss … 1-3 in last four starts … lost third straight home start … allowed at least four runs in fourth straight start … seven strikeouts over 23.2 innings in last four starts … fell to 2-2 when starting after team win … Express are 3-5 in his starts … enjoyed one perfect inning (fifth) … 18/28 first-pitch strikes … opposing batters were 0-for-3 with two strikeouts when falling behind 0-2 … both bequeathed runners were stranded (Cotts) … 96 pitches, 59 strikes.
NEAL COTTS stranded both inherited runners … stranded 13 of 21 inherited runners (each of last four).
KOJI UEHARA used 14 pitches (eight strikes) in a scoreless seventh inning … surrendered two-out double off the left-centerfield wall to Sean Haltom, who was thrown out at third by Leonys Martin.
JULIO BORBON (1-for-4, walk) hit safely in 10 of last 11 games (.413, 19-for-46) … reached safely in 11 straight games.
YANGERVIS SOLARTE (2-for-2, two walks) sixth multiple-hit effort in last 14 games … hitting .339 (19-for-56) in that time … first multiple-walk game since May 25 at Nashville (two walks).
LEONYS MARTIN (0-for-3, walk) hitless in consecutive games for first time with Express since April 19-20 … hitless in seven straight at bats … one strikeout in nine of last 10 games … posted seventh outfield assist.
BRAD NELSON (0-for-3, walk) snapped five-game hitting streak.
MATT KATA (1-for-4) hitting .340 (17-for-50) over last 13 games … 404th career game with Express, one shy of Saccomanno’s record (Triple-A era).
JOEY BUTLER (2-for-4) extended hitting streak to 12 games (.333, 17-for-51).
RYAN SPILBORGHS (1-for-4) hit safely in 11 of last 13 games (16-for-49) … hitting .479 (23-for-48) in 13 games vs. Nashville this season with three homers, 14 RBI, six doubles … hitting .425 (37-for-87) in 24 career games vs. Nashville.
BRANDON SNYDER (0-for-4) hitless in last 13 at bats … 2-for-27 since third-inning single Aug. 15 at Reno … seven strikeouts in last 12 at bats.
KOYIE HILL (0-for-4) hitless in last 12 at bats … at least one strikeout in all eight games with Express.
at COLORADO SPRINGS SKY SOX 7, ROUND ROCK EXPRESS 3
10 August 2012 | Security Service Field | Colorado Springs, Colo.
Records: Express (53-67), Sky Sox (65-56)
- Martin Perez (RR) allows five runs and four walks
- Round Rock continues four-game series Saturday at Colorado Springs – 7:05 p.m. CDT first pitch
- Saturday’s scheduled starters: RR – LHP Zach Jackson (5-12, 4.79 ERA); CS – RHP Jhoulys Chacin (0-0, 0.00 ERA; rehab)
Records: Express (41-58), Storm Chasers (59-41)
- Omaha leads series 1-0 … Omaha leads season series 11-2
- Game 2 of series Saturday at 7:05 p.m. CDT
- Saturday’s projected starters: RR – LHP Zach Jackson (3-11, 4.99 ERA); OMA – LHP Chris Dwyer (0-1, 12.60 ERA)
Will emerges victorious tonight as Brad Nelson walked twice and blasted a two-run bomb to deep right/center field. Neftali, despite a surprising stat line, looked to be more unlucky than rusty tonight, and flashed some good stuff (like a fastball that consistently hung around 93-95). The records now stand as follows: Andrew (3-10), Wade (2-8), Will (8-5)