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16 August 2012 | Aces Ballpark | Reno, Nev.
Records: Express (59-67), Aces (71-55)
- Julio Borbon leadoff triple in 10th inning … scored on errant pickoff throw from Reno catcher Ryan Budde
- Round Rock leads series 3-0
- Clinched second straight series … improved to 4-0-2 in last six series
- Express riding six-game winning streak
- Series finale Friday at 9:05 p.m. CDT
- Friday’s scheduled starters: RR – RHP Greg Reynolds (10-7, 4.90 ERA); RENO – RHP Trevor Bauer (4-1, 2.85 ERA)
ROUND ROCK won 16 of last 22 (league-best record during that time) … improved to 18-8 since five-run, ninth-inning rally July 22 vs. Omaha … won 12 of last 15 road games … season-best, six-game road winning streak … improved to 20-15 since All-Star break … extended franchise record with fifth straight nine-plus run game … eight of nine starters hit safely … 56 runs, 85 hits over last five games … 10-plus hits in six straight games … nine-plus hits in nine straight games (.352, 125-for-355) … improved to 13-0 since All-Star break when scoring at least seven runs … improved to 15-15 in one-run games, 8-3 since All-Star break … fourth straight victory in one-run games … improved to 6-4 in extra-inning games (3-1 on the road).
ZACH JACKSON (no-decision) left game leading 5-3 … held opponent to three or fewer earned runs in nine of last 10 starts (4-4) … allowed three or fewer earned runs in sixth straight start … second no-decision in last 16 outings (15 starts) … Express won his fifth straight start.
JOE ORTIZ earned first career Triple-A win.
JOHAN YAN earned first career Triple-A save.
JULIO BORBON (4-for-6) three-game hitting streak (.467, 7-for-15) … second straight multiple-hit game … first four-hit game since July 25 vs. Albuquerque (fourth of season) … seventh triple, tying for second-best season total in Express history.
LUIS HERNANDEZ (4-for-5, walk) extended hitting streak to 12 games (.482, 27-for-56) … 10th multiple-hit outing during streak … second four-hit game of season (June 29 vs. Nashville) … scored in fifth straight game.
JOEY BUTLER (3-for-6) five-game hitting streak (.346, 9-for-26) … first game with three-plus hits since five-hit effort July 18 at Nashville … hit safely in 11 of last 13 games (18-for-56) … at least one strikeout in 10 straight games (14 strikeouts) … sixth straight multiple-strikeout game, seventh in last eight games.
BRAD NELSON (0-for-6) hitless with at least five at bats for only second time this season (July 2 vs. New Orleans) … first 0-for-6 game since July 2, 2011 vs. Nashville.
RYAN SPILBORGHS (1-for-4, walk) six-game hitting streak (.320, 8-for-25) … first home run since July 30 at Memphis (12 games, 46 at bats) … third homer in last 67 games, 254 at bats … first game with four-plus RBI since Aug. 22, 2011 vs. Salt Lake (with Colorado Springs).
BRANDON SNYDER (1-for-5) extended hitting streak to eight games (.353, 12-for-34) … first homer with Express … scored in fifth straight game … hit safely in 11 of 12 games with Express.
YANGERVIS SOLARTE (1-for-4, walk) hit safely in six of last seven games (12-for-31).
ALBERTO HERNANDEZ (3-for-5) first game with Express … first three-hit game since May 30 with Rangers (vs. Seattle).
KOYIE HILL (1-for-5) hit safely in each of first two games with Express.
17 July 2012 | Herschel Greer Stadium | Nashville, Tenn.
Records: Express (40-56), Sounds (42-54)
- Series tied 1-1 … Nashville leads season series 5-4
- Game 3 of series Wednesday at 7:05 p.m. CDT
- Wednesday’s scheduled starters: RR – LHP Chad Bell (2-2, 3.47 ERA); NAS – RHP Seth McClung (2-11, 5.60 ERA)
ROUND ROCK snapped a five-game losing streak … eclipsed run total from previous four games (four) … snapped a 34-game losing streak when trailing after seven innings (2-46) … first come-from-behind win since June 26 at Iowa (trailed 1-0 in the fourth) … first victory when trailing later than the fifth inning since May 2 vs. New Orleans (trailed 5-4 in the eighth) … first last-at-bat victory since May 28 vs. Nashville (8-5, 10 innings) … improved to 30-20 when scoring at least five runs.
BRAD NELSON (1-for-4) clubbed third homer in last three games (all solo shots) … snapped 0-for-13 road slump with homer … hit safely in eight of last 10 games (12-for-36).
JULIO BORBON (2-for-4) hit safely in 12 of last 14 games (19-for-55).
JOEY BUTLER (2-for-5) extended hitting streak to nine games (11-for-35) … second multiple-hit game in that span.
TOMMY MENDONCA (1-for-5) and LUIS HERNANDEZ (1-for-5) both snapped 0-for-16 slumps with back-to-back, two-out singles in the 11th inning … Mendonca’s snapped an 0-for7 slump since returning from disabled list July 16 … Hernandez’s was game-winning hit.
RYAN SPILBORGHS (1-for-5) hit safely in 10 of last 14 games (17-for-57).