Past Articles

  1. Sleep Deprived Express Worse for the Wear

    Date 09 Aug 2016
    The Round Rock Express dropped a lopsided match-up against the Nashville Sounds on Sunday, 6 to 1.  The previous night the Express played a 15 inning marathon against the Oklahoma City Dodgers, wrapping up at midnight and putting the team home around 6am.  The anemic Express could only muster four hits against Nashville, and a solo home…

  2. He’s back… Jared Hoying goes 3-for-3, 4 RBIs, and SB! Leads Express over Memphis

    Date 03 Aug 2016
    Jared Hoying mentally returned to the Round Rock Express on Monday, making a one man show and leading the Express to 5-3 victory over the Memphis Redbirds.  Hoying went 3-for-3, with a single, double and triple.  He also hit a sacrifice, accounting for 4 runs.  Jared also showed his presence on the base path, with a…

  3. Justin Ruggiano acquired by NY Mets

    Date 01 Aug 2016
    Austin native, Justin Ruggiano, was the latest of many Round Rock Express players to find there way again to the Major Leagues.  On July 30, 2016, the Mets signed Ruggiano to their 25-man roster to replace the injured José Reyes.   Ruggiano is no stranger to Show.  Ruggiano played college baseball for the…

  4. Texas Roller Derby: Putas del Fuega attempt comeback but Cherry Bombs prevail

    Date 31 Jul 2016
    There are so many different, and good, ways to describe Texas Roller Derby.   The crowd’s engagement resembles Rocky Horror Picture Show.  Some of the theatrics, especially during penalties, resembles old-style championship wrestling.   But in its finest moments, it is a legitimate competition, resembling football and ice hockey.  The athletes enjoy there their short-lived notoriety but at…

  5. Storm Chasers pitch 3-hitter, top Express 4 - 0

    Date 29 Jul 2016
    The Omaha Storm Chasers held the Round Rock Express to three hits on their way to a 4-0 win before 8,000 fans at the Dell Diamond.  Round Rock’s best scoring chance came in the eighth inning when Edwin Garcia singled, Drew Robinson drew a walk, and Brett Nicholas also singled to load the…

  6. Doug Bernier hits for the Cycle, but don’t forget his glove

    Date 28 Jul 2016
    Doug Bernier set a Round Rock Express record on Thursday by being the only player in the team’s 17 year history to hit for the cycle (1B, 2B, 3B, and HR).  With an interesting statistic like that, it’s important not to overlook his overall value to the team.  Bernier has probably gone under appreciated by…

  7. Gallo gets call to help Rangers regain their stride

    Date 27 Jul 2016
    The Texas Rangers have recalled infielder Joey Gallo to put some power into the line-up as they strive to regain their winning momentum.   According to MLBPipeline.com, Gallo is the Ranger’s number one prospect in the program.  Gallo has dramatically improved his presence at the plate this season, reducing the number of strikeouts, and…

  8. Express take Fire Ant alias, beat Fresno 3-0

    Date 22 Jul 2016
    Former roommates and teammates, Joey Gallo and Alex Bergman, met for the final game of the Express versus Fresno four-game series.  The highly acclaimed major league prospects were members of the gold-metal winners in the 2011 Team USA under-18 world championship.   The first three games clearly leaned in Bergman’s favor, going 8-for-14, against Gallo’s…

  9. Magic back as Express top River Cats 6 - 1

    Date 20 Jul 2016
    A twinkle of magic returned to the Round Rock Express as they topped the Sacramento River Cats on Sunday.  The Express were flying high this season until injuries to key players on the Texas Rangers resulted in the call-up of foundational players.  Season-to-date, only two of the original starters have played continuously, and…

  10. Liga MX Soccer Match: Morelia defeats Leon 2 - 1

    Date 13 Jul 2016
    Central Texas was treated to some of the best soccer this side of the Atlantic.  Liga MX, the top-ranked Mexican football league system, came to the Dell Diamond pitting the Morelia Monarcas against the Leon Copa.  The league is considered the strongest in North America, among the best in Latin American,…

  11. Express explode with fireworks, at the plate and in the sky

    Date 06 Jul 2016
    The evening began a little shaky as the Round Rock Express hosted their fans to an early July 4th celebration.  The Express allowed a first inning lead to the Iowa Cubs on a poor throw by 3B Pedro Ciriaco that eventually allowed the lead off hitter to score.  Overly aggressive base running caught…

  12. The American Tradition: Baseball and the 4th of July

    Date 04 Jul 2016
    Happy Birthday America, you are 240 years young today!  And your kid sister, baseball, was probably born just a few years laters (first known recorded reference was 1791).  It seems natural that the 4th of July and baseball go hand-in-hand.  American Independence represents our proudest moments, that frequently needs to be…

  13. Brilliant pitching by Francisco Mendoza, walk-off single by Hanser Alberto

    Date 03 Jul 2016
    The Round Rock Express came from behind to beat the Iowa Cubs 5 to 4.  A big bat from Kyle Kubitza but the Express ahead with a three-run home run to center field.  The Cubs pulled ahead but is was clutch hitting from Patrick Cantrell, Delino Deshields, Drew Robinson and Hanser…

  14. Justin Ruggiano connects with walk-off 2-run home run

    Date 03 Jul 2016
    In his first game after coming back from the seven-day disabled list, designated hitter and outfielder Justin Ruggiano show he was ready for business.  Ruggiano connected with two, two-run home runs and led the Express to a 4-2 win over the Iowa Cubs.  The second home run ended the game and…

  15. Kyle Kubitza’s bat helps Express but not enough to top Sky Sox

    Date 29 Jun 2016
    Kyle Kubitza connected for his second home run of his first home series with the Round Rock Express.  The two-run shot gave the Express a 3-2 lead, but the Round Rock eventual fell to Colorado City in ten innings.  The Texas Rangers had acquired Kubitza, a third baseman / second baseman / leftfielder from the…

  16. Hanser Alberto finds bat, goes 3-for-4 with home run, leads Express to victory

    Date 28 Jun 2016
    Hanser Alberto’s bat had gone quiet since returning to the Round Rock Express from the Texas Ranger.  However, Hanser may have turned the corner.  Alberto has gone 6 for 13 in the last three games, including a home run and two RBIs in Sunday’s game against the Colorado Springs Sky Sox.  Hansen…

  17. Michael Roth pitches two-hit shutout, leads Round Rock Express to win, named PCL pitcher of the week

    Date 28 Jun 2016
    Michael Roth did it again, leading the Round Rock Express to a 7 - 0 victory over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox on Sunday evening.  Roth carried a no-hitter into the eighth inning, ultimately giving up two hits on the night.  Michael upped his record for the year to 7…

  18. Welcome back Jared … you belong in Arlington but you are loved in Round Rock

    Date 16 Jun 2016
    Round Rock Express outfielder Jared Hoying returned to the team from the Texas Ranger yesterday.  Hoying was promoted to the Rangers on May 23 to replace the injured Shin-Soo Choo.  At the time of move, Hoying led the Express with 51 hits, 10 doubles, 32 RBI, 88 total bases, 12 walks and 13 stolen…

  19. Newcomer Trevor Adams Lifts Express over New Orleans

    Date 16 Jun 2016
    In only his fifth game for the Express, and his second in Dell Diamond, Trever Adams walked off a hero with a three-run home run with one out in the bottom of the ninth.  The Express won in a thrilling 4-2 walk-off victory over the New Orleans Zephyrs.  The powerful and consistent Joey…

  20. Hunter Klee takes Harley Hooligan Race at ROT Rally Flat Track

    Date 13 Jun 2016
    The Hooligan race class came to the 2016 Republic of Texas Bike Rally (ROT Rally).  The ROT Rally is the largest motorcycle rally in Texas and is the largest paid admission motorcycle rally in the United States.   The Hooligan race class  is always delivers thrills and guaranteed spills, and has evolved into a respected racing…

  21. Congrats to Hennigan, Studdard, Hill and Mazzoccoli on MLB Draft

    Date 13 Jun 2016
    Congratulations to Jonathan Hennigan, Granger Studdard, Tanner Hill and Pasquale Mazzoccoli on their selection in the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft.   Hennigan, a left-handed pitcher, was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies.  Studdard, an outfielder, was picked by the Boston Red Sox.  Hill, a first baseman, was selected the Arizona Diamondbacks.  And Mazzoccoli, a right-handed closer, went…

  22. Robinson Leads Express Over OKC

    Date 06 Jun 2016
    The Round Rock Express bounced back and took the Oklahoma City Dodgers 3-2 in a perfect night for baseball.  The versatile Drew Robinson lead the way, going 2-for-4, driving in all 3 runs, and playing both third base and right field.  

  23. Super Heroes and Fireworks take over Dell Diamond

    Date 06 Jun 2016
    The Round Rock Express, always looking to raise the bar on game experience, treated fans to Super Heroes Night.  On a perfect night for baseball, 10,296 fans enjoyed a broad assortment of Super Heroes, Round Rock Express players included.  Fireworks topped off the game experience.  By the way… the Express…

  24. Oklahoma City Dodgers Rolls Past Round Rock Express

    Date 05 Jun 2016
    Ninety’s Night was not kind to the Express as they lost to the Dodgers 7-1 in a rain delayed game.  The Express failed to convert 5 runners left in scoring position and left a total of 7 runners on base.  Pitcher Nick Martinez struggled and was credited with the loss.…

  25. Nick Martinez, Round Rock Express Dominate Reno Aces

    Date 31 May 2016
    The Round Rock Express and starting pitcher Nick Martinez dominated the Reno Aces, winning 4-1.  Martinez allowed one run on three hits in eight innings, and recorded a  career high of 11 strikeouts.  James Jones drove a line drive home run over the wall in right field in the fifth inning, his first…

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