Hunter Cole had four hits and three RBIs as the Nashville Sounds topped the Round Rock Express 9-3 on Friday night at Dell Diamond.
Nashville started the scoring in the second inning when it crossed the plate for three runs, including a single by Zack Granite that scored Jose Trevino.
After Nashville added two runs in the third, the Express cut into the deficit later in the inning when Myles Straw and Yordan Alvarez hit RBI singles.
The Sounds later added three runs in the fifth and one in the sixth. In the fifth, Patrick Wisdom hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Granite, while Cole hit an RBI double in the sixth.
Nashville right-hander Tim Dillard (2-2) picked up the win after allowing two runs on nine hits over five innings. Opposing starter Cy Sneed (1-5) took the loss in the Pacific Coast League game after allowing three runs and four hits over 1 2/3 innings.
For the Express, Derek Fisher homered and singled twice, scoring two runs.
Friday's result tied the series at a game apiece before Saturday's 6:05 p.m. start.