Thursday: Zephyrs 4, Redbirds 1 _lowres


ROUND ROCK, Texas — The last two hitters in Round Rock’s batting order, Brett Nicholas and Hanser Alberto, went 5-for-8 with three doubles as the Express posted a victory over the Zephyrs on Saturday night at Dell Diamond.

Alberto doubled home Nicholas in the second inning to give Round Rock a 3-1 lead. Tomas Telis added three hits and a run, and Jared Hoying had a solo home run for the Express.

Reid Brignac was 3-for-4 with a ninth-inning solo homer for the Zephyrs. Kendry Flores (2-1) allowed four runs (three earned) and nine hits, striking out seven, in six innings.

Jerad Eickhoff (8-3) got the win in relief for Round Rock after allowing one run in 4.1 innings. Jon Edwards closed for his 17th save.

The teams wrap up the first half of the season with a 7:05 p.m. matchup Sunday.

Sunday’s game

Zephyrs at Express

WHEN: 7:05 p.m.

WHERE: Dell Diamond, Round Rock, Texas

PROBABLE PITCHERS: Zephyrs TBD vs. Round Rock LHP Martin Perez (0-0, 3.86)