Express edge ‘Cakes late, 3-2

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ROUND ROCK – Lorenzo Quintana drilled a ninth inning bases loaded single through the infield to lift the Round Rock Express past the New Orleans Baby Cakes, 3-2, in the first of a four game series Friday night.

New Orleans second baseman Eddy Alvarez stole home to open the scoring in the second inning. The Express answered with a two-run home run from Nick Tanielu.

Austin Dean tied the game with a solo home run in the sixth inning.

Robert Dugger delivered seven innings, limiting the Express to two runs on seven hits in a no decision.

Ralph Garza earned the win with two scoreless innings of relief and Dylan Lee took the defeat.

WHATS NEXT – The ‘Cakes and Express will play a doubleheader on Saturday at 4 p.m.

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