Profar leads Round Rock Express over Fresno Grizzlies 7-5
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Jurickson Profar hit a two-run home run and had three hits as the Round Rock Express beat the Fresno Grizzlies 7-5 on Monday.
Round Rock went up 6-2 in the fourth after Profar hit a two-run home run.
After Fresno added a run in the fourth on a home run by J.D. Davis, the Grizzlies cut into the deficit in the seventh inning when Jon Kemmer drew a bases-loaded walk, scoring Tony Kemp.
The Express tacked on another run in the ninth when Will Middlebrooks hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Travis Snider.
Fresno missed an additional scoring opportunity in the seventh, when Davis flew out with the bases loaded to end the inning.
Adam Loewen (5-0) got the win in relief while Fresno starter David Martinez (6-8) took the loss in the Pacific Coast League game. Preston Claiborne retired the side in order for his 14th save of the season.
Kemp singled three times, scoring two runs for the Grizzlies.