ROUND ROCK, Texas — Luis Marte hit his first career Triple-A home run to give the Round Rock Express a 5-3 win in the 10th inning.
The Express and Baby Cakes battled back and forth with New Orleans taking a 3-2 lead in the top of the 10th inning. Moises Sierra singled to score Mike Aviles.
In the bottom of the inning Ronald Guzman singled off of reliever Daniel Schlereth to start the inning. Jason Martinson worked a one-out walk then Marte delivered his heroics.
Sierra and Tomas Telis led New Orleans with two hits each.
Former Tulane pitcher Preston Claiborne got the win after allowing a run in the 10th.
New Orleans has dropped three in a row and has lost 17 of its past 23 games at The Dell Diamond. New Orleans is now 2-5 in extra innings.
The Baby Cakes (38-58) and Round Rock meet in third game of the series at 7 p.m. Wednesday.