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Astros Prospect Game Thread: Appel's last outing and more

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The penultimate day of the Minor League regular season sees Mark Appel try to end on a strong note.

Kevin C. Cox
AAA Oklahoma City: Already Completed
AA Corpus Christ: Mark Appel vs. Matt Branham and the San Antonio Missions

Start Time: 6:05 CT

Mark Appel (1-2, 3.15 ERA in six games with Corpus) is coming off the best start of his professional career and will look to shut down the Padres' AA affiliate (and his critics) and end what has been a tumultuous first full season on a high note.

Hooks Lineup:

CF Delino DeShields

2B Tony Kemp

3B Colin Moran

1B Telvin Nash

LF Brandon Meredith

RF Leonardo Heras

DH Conrad Gregor

SS Jonathan Meyer

C Rene Garcia

A+ Lancaster: Kent Emanuel vs. Trevor Foss and the Inland Empire 66ers

Start Time: 7:05 CT

Kent Emanuel (9-4, 4.24 ERA in 20 games with Lancaster) is also coming off a strong start; he threw seven shutout frames against these same Inland Empire 66ers (the Angels' A+ affiliate) one week ago today. He'll look to finish a solid first season with another good game against one of the California League's weaker offensive units.

Lancaster Lineup:

Coming Soon

A- Quad Cities RiverBandits: Already Completed
SS Tri-City ValleyCats: Underway vs. the Vermont Lake Monsters

Currently a 2-1 lead for Tri-City after six innings