Astros Minor League Recap

ST. LOUIS, MO - JULY 26: Chris Johnson #23 of the Houston Astros fields a one hopper against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on July 26, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

There are three primary stories from last night's action.  Anderson Hernandez is the first story as he extended his hit streak to 27 games, and is making a solid case for a September call-up.  It's a really impressive streak. I'm not a Anderson Hernandez fan, but you have to give him credit for this streak, and could be an upgrade over, dare I say it, Angel Sanchez.

The second story is ObieHockey pitching a very good game.  He struggled out of the gate for Corpus but has since turned a few good starts.  I'm not ready to annoint him a top 10 prospect or even a better prospect than Paul Clemens, but he's making a case.  I will at least say he has a better floor than Clemens.

The third, and perhaps the best, is George Springer leading off a double header with a solo shot!  Not only did he hit a bomb in that game, he also hit a double to show off his power.  He then changed gears in the second game to swipe three bags!  I just wish we could have had him in the system a little longer this year to show him off to the rest of the baseball world!

Oklahoma City won 7-6

  • Ryan Rowland-Smith-4 2/3 IP, 9 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 3 BB, 2 SO, 3/5 GO/AO
  • Jordan Lyles-2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 SO, 4/1 GO/AO
  • Ross Wolf-1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 SO
  • Jeff Fulchino-1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 SO
  • Luis Durango CF-2-5
  • Anderson Hernandez SS-2-4, BB
  • Brett Wallace 1B-2-5, 2B, SO
  • JB Shuck LF-2-5, 2B
  • Chris Johnson 3B-3-4, 2 2B, HR, BB, SO-3 HR's since his demotion
  • Jake Goebbert RF-2-3, 2B
  • Drew Locke PH, RF-1-1, 2B, BB

Corpus Christi won 8-3

  • Brett Oberholtzer-6 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 6 SO, 6/2 GO/AO-Now that is a great start!
  • Danny Meszaros-2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 5 SO
  • Jonathan Villar SS-3-4, BB, SO, 2 SB
  • Brandon Barnes CF-3-5, 2 2B, SO
  • Adam Bailey RF-2-5, 2B, 2 SO
  • Kody Hinze 1B-0-3, 2 BB, SO
  • Brandon Wikoff 3B-2-4, 2B, SO

Lancaster won 5-2

  • Wes Musick-6 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 5 SO, 6/6 Go/AO
  • Kyle Greenwalt-2 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 SO, 4/0 GO/AO
  • Grant Hogue RF-1-5, 3B, 2 SO, OF Assist
  • Jio Mier SS-2-3, 2B
  • Jonathan Meyer 3B-2-4, HR
  • Erik Castro DH-2-4, SO, CS, PO
  • Andrew Simunic 2B-2-4
  • Dan Adamson LF-2-3, 2B, SB, CS, PO

Lexington lost 17-9

  • Carlos Quevedo-3 1/3 IP, 8 H, 8 R, 8 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO 1 HR
  • Delino DeShields 2B-1-5, HR, BB, SO
  • Domingo Santana RF-2-5, HR, SO-It's ridiculous how well he's hit since coming over.
  • Telvin Nash DH-0-3, 2 BB, SO
  • Emilio King CF-4-5, HR
  • Ben Heath C-3-5, 2B
  • Bryce Lane LF-1-2, 2B, 3 BB, SO
  • Tyler Burnett 1B-2-5, 2 SO

Tri-City lost 3-2

  • Adam Champion-4 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 1 HR, 7/3 Go/AO
  • Mitchel Lambson-2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 5 SO
  • Ebert Rosario-1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 SO, 2/1 GO/AO
  • George Springer CF-1-3, 3 SB-I think he might be pretty fast...
  • Zach Johnson 1B-1-3, 2B, SO
  • Chris Epps LF-1-2, 2B, BB, SO, 2 SB

Tri-City lost 5-4

  • Juri Perez-4 Ip, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO, 1 HR, 3/2 GO/Ao
  • Garret Bullock-2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 SO
  • Ryan Cole-2 2/3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 3 SO, 4/0 GO/AO
  • George Springer CF-2-4, 2B, HR, BB
  • Drew Muren RF-1-3, 2 BB, SO
  • Zach Johnson 1B-3-4

Greeneville lost 4-0

  • Tyson Perez-5 Ip, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 7 SO, 1/4 GO/AO-Solid start
  • Mattison Smith-1 2/3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 SO, 3/1 GO/AO
  • Josh Magee 2B-1-3, 2B, BB, SO
  • Jean Carlos Batista DH-2-3, SO
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