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The Round Rock Express limp home after a 2-6 trip that concluded Thursday with a 14-4 blowout loss to the Reno Aces.

Round Rock (16-25) begin an eight-game homestand Friday night at Dell Diamond, the first four against the Salt Lake Bees.

The Express were outscored 63-29 at Tacoma and Reno and lost Jared Hoying along the way as the center fielder was promoted to the Rangers. They do return with recently signed Texas ex outfielder Drew Stubbs.

Starter Tyler Wagner (1-4, 7.94 ERA) was rocked for 10 runs, nine earned, in six innings in the latest defeat.

Round Rock did pull out a rare road win late Wednesday, 10-6 over Reno with catcher Brett Hayes swatting four hits and Cesar Puello going 3 for 5 with three runs scored.

The pitching has struggled mightily with a 5.59 staff ERA, 14th in the league. Dillon Gee (1-4, 5.30) will try to do something about that Friday night.

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