Round Rock beats Omaha in walk-off finish


Preston Beck scored the winning run on a wild pitch with one out in the 11th inning, as the Round Rock Express beat the Omaha Storm Chasers 5-4 on Tuesday night at Dell Diamond.

The Storm Chasers tied the game 4-4 when Ramon Torres hit an RBI single, scoring Corey Toups in the eighth.

Reliever Preston Claiborne (1-0) picked up the win after he struck out one and walked one over two scoreless innings. Yender Caramo (0-1) went 1 1/3 innings, allowing one run and two hits in the Pacific Coast League game. He also struck out one and walked one.

Drew Robinson singled twice, also stealing a base in the win. Jared Hoying was 1 for 5 with three RBIs.

The Storm Chasers (6-6) failed to capitalize on some good scoring chances, leaving 13 runners on base in the loss. For the Storm Chasers, Toups singled three times, also stealing a base. Peter O’Brien homered and doubled, scoring two runs.

Cam Gallagher gave the Storm Chasers the lead in the top of the fourth on a single to right field, scoring Peter O’Brien.

The Express (7-6) responded an inning later when Robinson singled to tie the game, driving Cesar Puello home.

Hoying drove Robinson home later in the inning to give the Express the lead on a ground out.

Omaha tied the game once more when Toups singled to score Bubba Starling in the sixth.

O’Brien’s homer put the Storm Chasers up 3-2 in the seventh.

Hoying’s two-run double gave the Express the lead before Torres sent the game to extras.



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