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Astros Prospect Report: June 30th, 2016

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At the bare minimum, you have to look at Fresno's game...you will have to turn in your fan card if you don't.

Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

Fresno's Offense Explodes in 23-3 Win

I honestly don't know what to talk about....

Preston Tucker hits three home runs...

Teoscar Hernandez was a double short of the cycle in his first Triple-A game...

Jon Kemmer's bat is starting to look more like his Double-A numbers....

How about a curveball?

Brady Rodgers had more walks than strikeouts....huh?

Or maybe that Bregatron went 4-5 with two doubles in his Triple-A debut...

I don't know! I don't have enough time!

This is what happens when you inject the type of talent that Teoscar and Alex Bregman have into a lineup.

Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG*
Tony Kemp 2B 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.298
Alex Bregman SS 5 5 4 2 0 0 3 1 1 0.8
Tyler White 1B 4 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0.222
Preston Tucker LF 6 5 5 1 0 3 8 0 1 0.308
Jon Kemmer DH 6 2 3 1 0 1 3 0 1 0.267
Colin Moran 3B 6 1 2 0 0 0 4 0 2 0.28
Teoscar Hernandez CF 6 2 4 0 1 1 3 0 1 0.667
Andrew Aplin RF 6 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0.236
Tyler Heineman C 5 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0.246
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA*
Brady Rodgers (W, 8-3) 5 7 1 1 4 2 0 2.77
Jordan Jankowski 2 1 1 1 1 2 0 4.83
Jandel Gustave 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 5.03
Josh Fields 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1.5

Hooks Offense Falters in 3-1 Loss

As mentioned before, if you add the talent of Alex Bregman and Teoscar Hernandez, you'll flourish. But, if you subtract it, you'll flounder. Well, in the first game without those two, the Hooks floundered. The lone bright spot for the offense was J.D. Davis hitting his 12th home run and picking up two hits. Derek Fisher even struggled as an individual as he struck out four times, and then ejected after his last one.

Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Danry Vasquez LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.246
Mott Hyde SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.222
Derek Fisher CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.266
Alejandro Garcia CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.273
Nick Tanielu 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.259
J.D. Davis 3B 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0.247
Conrad Gregor 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.193
Chase McDonald DH 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.233
James Ramsay RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.177
Roberto Pena C 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.231
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cy Sneed (L, 3-2) 4 5 3 3 3 7 0 3.61
Kyle Smith 5 3 0 0 0 3 0 5.01

Nunez Leads Lancaster in 5-1 Win

These JuCo selections are trickling up the ladder in the Astros system. Antonio Nunez was one from the 2014 draft and is now holding down shortstop for Lancaster. He's pretty punchless, but he draws a lot of walks. Last night, he lead the team in hits with three but then also swiped second and third to show some versatility.

Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG*
Bobby Boyd DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0.316
Johnny Sewald LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.245
Garrett Stubbs C 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.295
Jamie Ritchie 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.267
Jason Martin CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.281
Keach Ballard 3B 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0.421
Drew Ferguson RF 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.265
Brooks Marlow 2B 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.219
Antonio Nunez SS 3 1 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.259
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA*
Joshua James (W, 6-2) 6.2 10 1 1 2 2 0 2.84
Ryan Deemes (H, 2) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.56
Scott Weathersby 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.32

QC Rides Pair of HR's in 6-3 Win

I liked Pat Porter a lot after the 2015 draft. He seemed like a guy who could fit in well in the system, especially after a solid showing in Tri-City. This year hasn't gone well. His BABIP has plummeted which makes his sub-.200 batting average overshadow his big uptick in walk-rate to 12.4%. But, he is just not able to drive enough balls at this time. Connor Goedert is experiencing a lot of the same issues except that his walk-rate has plummeted. But, they both hit home runs!

And, I haven't seen anything on why Kyle Tucker was pulled.

Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Myles Straw RF 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.306
Osvaldo Duarte SS-CF 4 1 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0.261
Kyle Tucker CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.299
Kristian Trompiz SS 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.241
Anthony Hermelyn C 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.247
Connor Goedert 1B 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0.199
Pat Porter LF 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0.16
Christian Correa DH 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.232
Arturo Michelena 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.315
Bobby Wernes 3B 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.193
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Yoanys Quiala (W, 1-5) 7 6 3 3 2 2 0 4.35
Chris Murphy (S, 1) 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.45

Wrenn Leads TC Again in 8-4

I've said several times now. In fact I said it last night when I was having dinner with Tim Deblock (ya'll remember him, right?). Stephen Wrenn is one of my favorite picks from this draft. He's why that at the end of the day, when it comes to amateur players, you gotta scout. You can't just look at numbers, it takes both. Wrenn had tools. He had numbers trending the right way with his sophomore season. But, you can't predict a ball to the face. And you can't see in the numbers that he still had the talent but that he took awhile to recover. He now has hit more home runs in 13 games for TC than he did in over 50 for UGA this year. Despite being a solid center fielder with good speed, he has been moved to the clean up spot because he's showing the most power on the team.

Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Ryne Birk 2B 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 0.321
Daz Cameron CF 4 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.286
Ronnie Dawson RF 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.19
Stephen Wrenn LF 5 1 2 1 0 1 2 0 1 0.327
Carmen Benedetti 1B 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.4
1- Rodrigo Ayarza PR-3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.273
Randy Cesar 3B-1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0.333
Taylor Jones DH 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 0.22
Jake Rogers C 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0.222
Alexander De Goti SS 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0.25
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Dustin Hunt 2.2 5 1 1 1 1 0 4.5
Erasmo Pinales (W, 1-2) 4 4 2 1 2 7 1 6.14
Ryan Hartman 2.1 3 1 1 1 3 0 4.15

Greeneville Falls 7-1

Just a day after hitting for the cycle, Connor MacDonald didn't register a hit and actually struck out in all three of his plate appearances. Can't predict baseball.

Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG*
Frankeny Fernandez CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.292
Marcos Almonte 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.313
Justin Garcia 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.077
Luis Payano RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.235
Jonathan Arauz SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.15
Connor MacDonald DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.4
Ruben Castro C 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.273
Raymond Henderson 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
Vicente Sanchez LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.273
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA*
Tyler Britton (L, 1-1) 2.1 4 3 3 0 3 1 6.75
Nathan Thompson 1.1 3 2 2 0 1 0 4.91
Lucas Williams 2 6 1 1 0 2 0 6.75
Devon Carr 2.1 4 1 1 0 2 0 2.45

GCL Astros Lose 9-7

GCL Rule #1: Never get excited about GCL Stats

GCL Rule #2: Never talk about Fight C.....

I'm gonna break Rule #1...well maybe not actually get excited, but more along of the lines of extremely intrigued. I have no clue who Jorge Alcala is or anything about him other than some stats.

In 2015, he struggled. He tossed 32 1/3 innings for the DSL Blue team. He had a 20/19 SO/BB ratio which is quite atrocious. However, he at least found a way to get a 3.06 ERA.

In 2016, the 6'3", 180 pound pitcher out of the Dominican Republic has pitched nine innings in two games. But, here's the turnaround; he has a 16/1 SO/BB ratio. Dead serious.

Intrigued yet?

Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Andy Pineda CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.19
Jonathan Matute 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.263
Brody Westmoreland 3B 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.211
Carlos Machado LF 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.421
Oscar Campos C 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.375
Randy Vasquez C 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.364
Troy Sieber 1B 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.235
Reiny Beltre DH 3 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.375
a- Edgar Lorenzo PH-DH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.125
Joan Mauricio SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.063
Wilson Amador RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.5
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Moreno Polanco 0.1 1 4 4 2 1 0 108
Hansel Paulino 4.2 8 3 1 1 5 0 1.17
Jorge Alcala 4 2 0 0 0 8 0 0
Dariel Aquino (L, 0-1) 0.2 3 2 2 1 0 0 6.75
Jose Ramos 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.4

DSL Astros Blue Wins 3-2

Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG*
Nicolas Miranda 2B 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 0.311
Jose Benjamin LF 4 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0.313
Ronny Jimenez DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.288
Angel De Leon 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.25
Angel Tejeda RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.333
Cesar Cortez CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.212
Samir Caraballo 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.22
Jose Carrillo C 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.048
Ozziel Sanchez-galan SS 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.137
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA*
Ronel Blanco (W, 3-0) 5 3 0 0 0 3 0 3.6
Jesus Bernaez (H, 1) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.76
Juan Lopez (S, 3) 3 5 2 2 0 5 0 5.68

DSL Astros Orange Lose 9-5

Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Kendy Moya 2B 3 1 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 0.255
Ronaldo Urdaneta SS 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0.226
Ramiro Rodriguez CF 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0.3
Hector Martinez RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0.236
Vicente Mota 1B 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0.26
Alvaro Alvarez C 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 2 0.1
Jose Abel Hernandez DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.263
Bernardo Heras 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.275
Renaigel Martis LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.296
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Ezequiel Madera (L, 0-1) 2.2 3 6 3 3 0 0 5.06
Cristofer Melendez 3 5 2 2 4 4 1 2.57
Cosme Zapata 2.2 2 1 0 3 1 0 3.68
Gabriel Pirela 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.8