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22 August 2012 | The Dell Diamond | Round Rock, Texas
Records: Express (62-70), Sounds (61-71)
- Ryan Spilborghs game-winning, two-out RBI single
- Leonys Martin scores game-tying (ninth inning) and game-winning runs
- Round Rock leads series 1-0
- Season series tied 6-6
- Game 2 of series Thursday at 7:05 p.m. CDT
- Thursday’s scheduled starters: RR – LHP Chad Bell (3-4, 4.76 ERA); NAS – RHP Tyler Thornburg (1-1, 2.25 ERA)
ROUND ROCK matched season’s largest deficit overcome (5-0) … 27th comeback win; 12th last-at-bat win … improved to 19-9 since July 26 – PCL’s best record in that time … snapped streak of nine straight home games scoring five or fewer runs … 18-9 since July 26 … surrendered a first-inning run for the first time since Aug. 13 (three runs at Colorado Springs), snapping an eight-game streak … 10-plus hits in nine of last 12 games … improved to 14-0 when scoring at least seven runs since All-Star break … won six of last eight series openers … improved to 17-16 in one-run games, going 10-4 since All-Star break … improved to 7-4 in extra-inning games, 4-3 at home.
GREG REYNOLDS (no-decision) matched shortest start of season … did not complete 5.0 innings for second time in 25 starts; failed to complete 6.0 innings for only fifth time … surrendered two homers for first time since May 26 at Nashville … Express are 14-11 in his starts … allowed one first-inning run for third time in last four starts.
JULIO BORBON (3-for-6, HR) triple shy of cycle … nine-game hitting streak (.462, 18-for-39) … hit 10th home run, eclipsing career minor-league total entering season … second homer in last four games … multiple hits in six of last eight games.
ALBERTO GONZALEZ (2-for-6, HR) clubbed first home run since June 25, 2011, while with the San Diego Padres against the Atlanta Braves at Petco Park … first minor-league home run since Aug. 28, 2008, with Triple-A Syracuse (Nationals) … hit safely in five of six games with Express (ejected after one at bat in lone hitless outing) … third multiple-hit outing.
LEONYS MARTIN (5-for-6) threw out runner at home to end top of ninth, keeping the game a one-run affair … scored game-tying run in bottom of ninth … first career five-hit game … 12-game hitting streak (.444, 24-for-54) … hit safely in 22 of last 23 games with Express (.412, 40-for-97) … hitting .429 (30-for-70) since Aug. 1 with six homers, 18 RBI … snapped seven-game streak with at least one RBI (14 RBI) … at least one extra-base hit in seven of last eight games, eight of last 10 … scored in eight straight games (15 runs).
BRAD NELSON (2-for-5) hit safely in 19 of 22 home games since All-Star break (.392, 31-for-79) … fourth multiple-hit effort in last seven games … at least one strikeout in 10 straight games, 15 of last 16.
MATT KATA (0-for-4, two walks) produced game-tying RBI fielder’s choice in bottom of ninth inning … fell to 4-for-30 (.133) over last 10 games at The Dell Diamond.
YANGERVIS SOLARTE (3-for-6) snapped 2-for-20 skid over last four-plus games … first game with at least three hits since four-hit outing Aug. 12 at Colorado Springs … first game with at least three hits at The Dell Diamond since three-hit night June 21 vs. Iowa … hit into 26th and 27th double plays – most in baseball above Double A (AL: Miguel Cabrera 22; NL: Ryan Zimmerman 17; International League: three players tied at 17) … first multiple-hit game since Aug. 15 at Reno … first multiple-hit game at The Dell Diamond since Aug. 3 vs. Tucson.
RYAN SPILBORGHS (2-for-4) game-winning, two-out RBI single in 11th inning … clubbed eighth homer, second in last six games … second homer at The Dell Diamond (July 21 vs. Omaha) … hit safely in nine of last 11 games … at least one strikeout in six of last seven games … 31 strikeouts over last 27 games.
BRANDON SNYDER (0-for-5) hitless in four of last five games (1-for-15) … eighth multiple-strikeout game in 17 games with Express.
KOYIE HILL (0-for-5) second straight hitless game (0-for-8) … at least one strikeout in each of seven games with Express.
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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).
14 August 2012 | Aces Ballpark | Reno, Nev.
Records: Express (57-67), Aces (71-53)
- Round Rock leads series 1-0
- Express riding four-game winning streak
- Game 2 of series Wednesday at 9:05 p.m. CDT
- Wednesday’s scheduled starters: RR – LHP Martin Perez (5-6, 4.73 ERA); RENO – RHP Charles Brewer (9-6, 5.59 ERA)
ROUND ROCK won 14 of last 20 … improved to 16-8 since July 22 … won 10 of last 13 road games … improved to 18-15 since All-Star break … improved to 12-19 in series openers (won five of last six) … scored five-plus runs in three straight games for first time since seven-game stretch June 8-14 … scored nine-plus runs in three straight games for first time this season, first time since July 27-29, 2011.
CHAD BELL claimed first win since July 29 at Memphis … worked six-plus innings for third time in last four starts.
JULIO BORBON (1-for-4, walk) snapped 0-for-15 skid with sixth-inning single.
LUIS HERNANDEZ (3-for-5) extended hitting streak to 10 games (22-for-46) … ninth straight multiple-hit game … seventh straight game with at least one RBI.
LEONYS MARTIN (2-for-5) homered for fourth straight game, tying franchise record … extended hitting streak to nine games (14-for-38) … fifth homer in 13 games since returning to Round Rock … 20-for-54 since returning to Round Rock.
JOEY BUTLER (1-for-5) hit safely in nine of last 11 games (13-for-44) … at least one strikeout in eight straight games (12 strikeouts).
MATT KATA (2-for-5) clubbed first homer since July 8 at Albuquerque … second homer since May 31 grand slam at Memphis (54 games) … extended hitting streak to four games (9-for-19) … third straight multiple-hit outing … third straight multiple-RBI outing (first multiple-RBI games since July 8 at Albuquerque).
YANGERVIS SOLARTE (0-for-4) snapped streak of six straight games with at least one run scored.
RYAN SPILBORGHS (1-for-4) extended hitting streak to five games (7-for-21) … hit safely in 11 of last 13 games.
BRANDON SNYDER (2-for-3, walk) extended hitting streak to six games (9-for-24) … hit safely in nine of 10 games with Express.
ROBINZON DIAZ (2-for-4) multiple hits in each of first two games with Express.