ROUND ROCK, Texas — Jason Martinson delivered a seventh-inning single scoring a pair of runs to give the Express a 6-4 come-from-behind win over the New Orleans Baby Cakes.
Nick Martinez pitched four shutout innings of relief to earn the win for Round Rock. Javy Guerra takes the loss for New Orleans.
New Orleans jumped out to a 4-0 lead. Brian Anderson hammered a three-run home run in the first inning and former LSU standout Austin Nola drilled a solo shot in the second inning off of starter AJ Griffin.
The Express scored two runs in the third inning without a hit. New Orleans starter Keyvius Sampson walked five batters in the inning. Round Rock added a run in the fourth with the benefit of an error, and Ronald Guzman tied the game with a solo home run in the fifth.
The Express loaded the bases in the seventh and after Daniel Schlereth left the game with an injury, Kyle Lobstein allowed a two-out single by Martinson to give Round Rock the lead.
New Orleans has dropped four in a row and fallen to 3-4 on the road trip.
The Baby Cakes and Express will meet in the final game of four-game series at 7 p.m. Thursday. New Orleans will start LHP Justin Nicolino against RHP Clayton Blackburn.
The Baby Cakes return home against Nashville at 7 p.m. Friday.