Oklahoma City 8, Round Rock 1
OKLAHOMA CITY — The RedHawks used a five-run sixth inning to turn a competitive game into a run-away victory over the Express.
Round Rock has lost six of its last seven and 12 of its last 13 on the road. Oklahoma City leads the season series 9-2.
Yorman Bazardo pitched well in a spot start for the Express, his first start after 26 relief appearances. Bazardo (2-3) got the loss, allowing three runs in five innings.
Michael Kirkman (10-3) held the Express to a run on five hits in six innings.
Round Rock’s Wladimir Sutil led off the fourth inning with a double, the team’s only extra-base hit, and scored on Brian Bogusevic’s single.