Astros Minor League Recap

Juan Carlos Thompson and Chase Davidson are both on a power surge right now.  Thompson hit a bomb Tuesday and had a two HR day just a few days back as well. Davidson has hit three(?) homers in the past two days.  I add the question mark because one was inside the park on a fly-ball.  He was the lead-off hitter than inning which would allow him to sprint the whole way through but you would still expect in professional baseball, they would have been able to get the ball in. 

Either way, I think both of these guys are establishing themselves as legitimate prospects.  Davidson struggled with injuries his entire time at Georgia and never really showed his power because of that.  I think his total at UGA was eleven and seven were this season with the new bats.  He has work to do since we've seen some guys hit in Greeneville, and no where else, but he is worthy of mention.  He has the body size and strength to consistently hit for power, so he could be beast. 

Thompson is about as raw as they come.  He's definitely an older prospect, but he's never had the upper level coaching that any of the other players have had so he probably has a little more time than most.  There's loads of talent there and if he can grasp it in a hurry, he could be another in-fielder who can really add to the depth in the system.

Tuesday Games

Oklahoma City: Off

Corpus Christi won 7-3

  • Ross Seaton-6 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 5 SO, 1 HR, 4/5 GO/AO-Very nice start from Seaton, he could of pitched deeper, only 77 pitches, so he was fairly efficient.
  • Danny Meszaros-1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 SO
  • Jonathan Villar SS-1-2, HR, SO
  • Jimmy Paredes 3B-2-4, 2B, SO
  • Jacob Goebbert RF-2-4, 2B, 2 SO
  • Chris Wallace PH, DH-1-1, HR-Grand Slam!!!!!
  • Brandon Wikoff 2B-2-3

Lancaster lost 5-4

  • Robert Donovan-4 1/3 IP, 8 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO, 1 HR, 7/4 GO/AO
  • Shane Wolf-1 1/3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 SO
  • Grant Hogue CF-2-5, SO, 2 SB
  • Jio Mier SS-0-4, 3 SO
  • Austin Wates LF-1-4, 3 SO
  • Adam Bailey RF-2-4
  • Jose Carlos Thompson 2B-1-3, HR, BB, 2 SO
  • Rene Garcia C-1-3, 2B, BB, SO

Lexington: PPD

Tri-City: Off

Greeneville lost 9-4

  • Tyson Perez-3 1/3 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO, 1 HR, 5/2 GO/AO
  • Garen Wright PH, RF-1-3, 2B, BB, SO
  • Chase Davidson DH-3-4, HR, SO
  • Darwin Rivera 3B-1-4, 2B, SO

GCL Astros won 17-11

  • Enderson Franco-4 1/3 IP, 11 H, 7 R, 6 ER, 3 BB, 1 SO, 7/6 GO/AO
  • Pedro Gomez-1 2/3 IP, 1 H,  R, 1 BB, 2 SO
  • Wes Musick-2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 SO
  • Javaris Reynolds CF-2-5, BB, SO, SB
  • Chris Epps LF-2-4, HR, 2 BB, SO
  • Yonathan Mejia SS-1-5, 2B
  • Justin McKinney RF-2-6, 2 2B, 2 SO
  • Jean Carlos Batista 2B, 3B-3-5, 2B
  • Kenny Diaz C-2-3, HR

DSL Astros lost 3-1

  • Geronimo Franzua-5 2/3 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 2 SO, 6/5 GO/AO
  • Teoscar Hernandez CF-1-2, BB, 2 SB
  • Mesac Laguna RF-1-2, 2B, SO

DSL Astros lost 7-3

  • Samil De Los Santos-3 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 0 SO, 5/1 GO/AO
  • Yoel Silfa 2B-1-3, 2B, BB
  • Juan Santana SS-2-4
  • Teoscar Hernandez RF-1-3, 2B, BB, SO
  • Mario Gonzalez 1B-1-1, 2 BB
  • Michael Medina DH-2-3, 2 2B, SO

Wednesday Games

Oklahoma City

  • JB Shuck CF-0-0, BB in the All-Star Game

Corpus Christi: Off

Lancaster lost 7-6

  • Jake Buchanan-7 2/3 IP, 9 H, 6 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 7 SO, 1 HR, 11/0 GO/AO-Five runs in the first, and some of those runs were on him, but his groundout rate still impresses me more than anyone.
  • Jio Mier SS-0-2, 2 BB, SO
  • Jonathan Meyer 3B-2-5
  • David Flores 1B-1-2, 2B, 2 BB
  • Federico Hernandez C-1-4, 2B

Lexington won 2-0

  • Alex Sogard-6 IP, 6 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 7 SO, 6/2 GO/AO-Great game!
  • Jorge De Leon-1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 SO, 3/0 Go/AO
  • Telvin Nash DH-1-2, HR, BB, SO-7 HR's on the year

Lexington lost 7-3

  • Murillo Gouvea-3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 4 SO, 3/1 GO/AO
  • Kike` Hernandez LF-1-2, HR, BB
  • Emilio King RF-2-3
  • Ben Orloff SS-2-3, SO

Tri-City won 5-4

  • Kyle Hallock-6 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 4 SO, 9/3 GO/AO-He's doing really well, the walks were a litte uncharacteristic for him.
  • John Hinson 2B-2-5, 2B
  • Matt Duffy 3B-1-4, 2B

Greeneville won 7-4

  • Danilo Del Rio-4 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 2 SO, 4/3 GO/AO
  • Zachary Dando-4 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 4 SO, 4/1 GO/AO-I like that line
  • Steve "The Jerk" Martin-1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 1 SO-See what I did there?
  • Jordan Scott LF-2-5
  • Chase Davidson DH-2-3, 2 HR, 2 BB, SO-One of the HR's was an inside the park on a fly-ball to LF.  How does that happen in professional ball?
  • Luis Alvarez C-1-5, 2B
  • Jose Vargas RF-2-4, 2B

GCL Astros: Off

DSL Astros lost 9-2

  • Reymin Guduan-3 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 4 SO, 6/0 GO/AO
  • Jandel Gustave-2 IP, 0 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO
  • Javier Lozano-2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 SO, 3/1 GO/AO
  • Manuel Sanchez-1 2/3 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 SO
  • Yoel Silfa SS-0-2, 2 BB
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