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Astros Prospect Report: June 16th, 2017

See how the Astros minor league teams and prospects performed last night

MLB: Spring Training-Houston Astros at Washington Nationals
White is on fire!
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AAA: Fresno Grizzlies (33-35) won 15-14 (BOX SCORE)

Big game for the Fresno offense. Kemmer led off the game with a HR but that was the only run they would score until the 6th. In the 6th inning, they got 6 runs on a Reed sac fly, Kemmer RBI single, White 2 run double, and Tucker 2 run HR (12). They would better that in the 7th getting 7 runs on a 2 run HR from Brignac (7), 3 run HR from White (9), and 2 run HR from Moran (14). White added another run in the 8th on an RBI double, his 6th RBI of the night. Thornton got the start and went 6 innings but allowed 7 runs. The bullpen of Guduan and Holmes got roughed up but the offense scored just enough to win it.

Note: White is hitting .565 with 5 HR, 18 RBI over his last 10 games

  • Jon Kemmer, LF: 3-for-4, 4 R, HR, 2 RBI, 2 BB
  • Tyler White, 2B: 5-for-6, 2 R, 2 2B, HR, 6 RBI
  • Preston Tucker, DH: 2-for-6, R, HR, 2 RBI
  • Teoscar Hernandez, RF: 2-for-5, R, BB
  • Colin Moran, 3B: 3-for-6, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI
  • Juan Centeno, C: 3-for-5, R, BB
  • A.J. Reed, 1B: 0-for-4, R, RBI, BB
  • Reid Brignac, SS: 1-for-5, HR, 2 RBI
  • Alejandro Garcia, CF: 1-for-5, 2 R

  • Trent Thornton, RHP: 6.0 IP, 12 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 0 BB, 1 K (WIN)
  • Reymin Guduan, LHP: 1.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
  • Brian Holmes, LHP: 1.2 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
  • Brendan McCurry, RHP: 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K (SAVE)

AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (33-34)

Game 1 - won 6-2 (BOX SCORE)

Corpus got off to a quick start in game 1 getting a 3 run HR from Mayfield in the first inning. Bostick got the start and was solid allowing 2 runs over 5 innings, though he did allow 8 hits. Corpus added to their lead in the 2nd inning on a Nunez RBI single. In the 3rd, they got a run on a Davis solo HR, his 17th HR of the season. Kyle Tucker capped the scoring with a solo HR in the 6th inning, his 2nd in AA and 11th overall. Dorris tossed 2 scoreless innings to close it.

Note: Davis is hitting .341 with 3 HR, 10 RBI over his last 10 games

  • Kyle Tucker, RF: 1-for-3, 2 R, HR, RBI
  • J.D. Davis, 3B: 2-for-4, R, 2B, HR, RBI
  • Jon Singleton, DH: 0-for-2, R, 2 BB
  • Jack Mayfield, 2B: 3-for-4, R, HR, 3 RBI
  • Ramon Laureano, CF: 1-for-3, R, 2B
  • Antonio Nunez, SS: 2-for-3, RBI, SB

  • Akeem Bostick, RHP: 5.0 IP, 8 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 2 K (WIN)
  • Jacob Dorris, RHP: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K

Game 2 - won 4-3 (BOX SCORE)

Emanuel got the start and this one going 5 innings and allowing 3 runs. Corpus got on the board in the first when Martin singled, stole 2nd, and scored on an error. They entered the 6th inning down 3-1 but rallied for 3 runs on a Laureano RBI groundout and a 2 run double from Woodward. Thome pitched 2 scoreless innnings in relief to close it out.

Note: Martin is hitting .326 in 12 AA games

  • Jason Martin, LF: 2-for-4, R, 2B, SB
  • Kyle Tucker, CF: 1-for-4, 3B
  • J.D. Davis, 3B: 1-for-3, R, BB
  • Jon Singleton, 1B: 2-for-4, R
  • Garrett Stubbs, C: 1-for-2, R, BB
  • Trent Woodward, DH: 1-for-3, 2B, 2 RBI

  • Kent Emanuel, LHP: 5.0 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 2 K (WIN)
  • Andrew Thome, RHP: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K (SAVE)

A+: Buies Creek Astros (36-31) POSTPONED

A: Quad Cities River Bandits (36-30) won 5-3 (BOX SCORE)

Alvarez got the party started last night with a 2 run HR in the first inning, his 8th of the season. He fell behind 0-2, worked the count to 3-2, and then crushed the 3-2 pitch over the center field wall. Sanabria was on the mound for the River Bandits and allowed 3 runs over 4.1 innings. Quad Cities picked up 2 more in the 4th on a Jones sac fly and a Cameron solo HR. They got 1 more runs in the 5th on an Almonte solo HR. Whitley relieved Sanabria and was great striking out 8 over 3.2 scoreless innings. Montano pitched a scoreless 9th to close it out.

Note: Arauz is hitting .313 with 5 BB/3 K in 14 games this season

  • Marcos Almonte, 3B: 2-for-5, R, HR, RBI
  • Jonathan Arauz, SS: 3-for-4, R, BB
  • Yordan Alvarez, LF: 1-for-4, R, HR, 2 RBI, BB
  • Chuckie Robinson, DH: 1-for-4, R, 2B, BB
  • Ronnie Dawson, RF: 1-for-3, BB
  • Daz Cameron, CF: 1-for-4, R, HR, RBI
  • Tyler Wolfe, 2B: 1-for-4, 2B

  • Carlos Sanabria, RHP: 4.1 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 5 K
  • Forrest Whitley, RHP: 3.2 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 8 K (WIN)
  • Salvador Montano, LHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K (SAVE)

Today’s starters according to

FRE: Mike Hauschild (5.73 ERA)

CC: Alex Winkelman (5.19 ERA)

BC: Game 1 - Hector Perez (3.60 ERA); Game 2 - Ryan Hartman (5.68 ERA)