Galloway, Riddle lead the way for New Orleans over Express


Isaac Galloway and JT Riddle each homered and drove in three runs as the New Orleans Baby Cakes beat the Round Rock Express 8-4 on Thursday at Dell Diamond.

Trailing 4-2, the Baby Cakes tied it up in the seventh inning when Galloway hit a two-run home run. Galloway finished 2-for-5 with two runs scored, a double and a home run.

New Orleans took the lead for good in the ninth when Galloway hit an RBI double, driving in Rafael Ortega. The Baby Cakes added three more runs in the ninth when Riddle hit a homer to give New Orleans a four-run lead.

Tyler Kinley (1-0) got the win with two innings of scoreless, one-hit relief while Deolis Guerra (2-1) took the loss in the Pacific Coast League game.

For the Express, Tommy Joseph singled three times and scored a run.

The Express posted a four-run inning to get ahead first in the second frame. A Juan Centeno single, coupled with an error, allowed Willie Calhoun and Joseph to score. Andy Ibanez and Rougned Odor each had RBI singles later in the inning to make it 4-0.

Centeno went 2-for-4 while Ibanez had two hits, a run scored and an RBI.

Magneuris Sierra also had an RBI for New Orleans.

New Orleans improved to 5-2 against Round Rock this season. The teams close out the series Friday at 7:05 p.m.



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