ROUND ROCK, Texas – The Round Rock Express scored 10 unanswered in a 10-1 win over the New Orleans Baby Cakes in Monday's first game of a four-game series.
The Baby Cakes took a 1-0 lead in the first inning. Tomas Telis doubled in the first inning and Moises Sierra followed up with a two-out single to give New Orleans the early lead.
Round Rock answered with a three runs in the second inninh, four in the third and three runs in the fifth to jump ahead 10-1. The Express got home runs from Jason Martinson, Ryan Rua and Ronald Guzman.
Express starter James Dykstra pitched five innings and earned his first Triple-A victory. Scott Copeland allowed 10 runs on 11 hits in the loss for the Baby Cakes.
Sierra and Telis led New Orleans with a pair of hits.