Omaha Royals’ left handed starting pitcher Lenny DiNardo shut down Rock Round for five innings while allowing just two hits. Victor Marte pitched three hitless innings while striking out four, and Chris Hayes pitched a scoreless ninth as Omaha shuts out the Express, 4-0.
Mario Lisson singled home a run with the bases loaded in the fourth and Omaha added a second run on a four out to grab a 2-0 lead. Omaha added some insurance with two more in the eighth with RBI singles from John Suomi and Tim Raines Jr. The win give DiNardo a 6-4 record with a 3.45 ERA