Oklahoma City Dodgers overwhelm Round Rock Express


The Oklahoma City Dodgers had 19 hits in a 19-1 victory over the Round Rock Express in Oklahoma on Wednesday night.

The Dodgers scored nine runs in the third inning and then seven more in the fifth to grab a strong foothold in the contest.

Five members of the Oklahoma City squad had at least two RBIs. Andrew Toles led the way, going 4-for-5 with two runs scored, a double and five RBIs. Donovan Solano went 3-for-4 with a run scored and three RBIs. Rocky Gale also drove in three runs while going 1-for-4 with two runs scored and a home run.

The Express (1-6) got their only run in the fourth after trailing 10-0. Even then, the Express relied on a wild pitch from Walker Buehler to score a run.

Round Rock managed just five hits against the Dodgers pitching staff. Buehler earned the win, allowing just one run on four hits through five innings. He struck out six and walked just one batter.

Adrian Sampson was hit with the loss as he gave up seven runs on seven hits through just 2 2/3 innings of his start.

Paolo Espino didn’t fare better in relief for Round Rock as he allowed seven runs on six hits in 1 1/3 innings.

The Express pitching staff gave up six extra-base hits, including two doubles to Travis Taijeron. He finished with three runs scored and two RBIs.

Round Rock will try to avoid the three-game sweep on Thursday at 7:05 p.m.



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