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Round Rock Express 2023 Full-Season Game Notes

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October 31, 2023 – Pacific Coast League (PCL)Round Rock Express News Release

The Round Rock Express played 149 games during the franchise’s 23rd season
of baseball as they saw 75 contests on the road and 74 at Dell Diamond. With
an overall regular-season record of 89-60, the E-Train posted a franchise-high
fourth straight winning season. A record 14-game winning streak helped Round
Rock to the Pacific Coast League Second Half title, which was clinched on the
final day of the season, as the Express finished with a second-half record of
45-30. The team’s 89 total wins were the most regular-season wins in franchise
history and is good for Round Rock’s seventh 80-win campaign. The team
spent all but five days of the season at or above second place in the league’s
East Division and finished second overall behind Oklahoma City. The two
teams met in the PCL Championship series at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark,
where the Dodgers claimed the title two games to none. This season marked
the first time since 2019, and ninth time in club history, that the Express have
played in the postseason.


OF Elier Hernandez was named the 2023 Round Rock Express Most Valuable
Player for his performance through 137 games with the Express during the
season. Hernandez finished the season leading the club in games played,
doubles (36), RBI (99), runs scored (98) and hits (165) while tallying a team-
high 47 multi-hit games and 25 multi-RBI games. The righty posted a 26-game
hitting streak from May 31-June 25, which is now the longest hitting streak in
club history. Hernandez also set the franchise’s single-season record for hits
since becoming a Triple-A club in 2005. He slashed .298/.359/.478/.837 and
led the Pacific Coast League in both hits and doubles.


Numbers favored the Round Rock Express when playing at Dell Diamond
during the 2023 season. Overall, the E-Train finished with an impressive .662
winning percentage at home and a .533 mark on the road.


The 2023 Triple-A postseason format included a first-half and second-half
winner in both the PCL and International League. The first-half winner hosted
each league’s best-of-three Championship Series, with the league winners
meeting for one ultimate Triple-A Championship Game held in Las Vegas.

The Oklahoma City Dodgers represented the PCL after defeating Round Rock
for the PCL title, while the Norfolk Tides (Baltimore Orioles affiliate) took the
IL title after…

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