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Astros Prospect Report: June 24th, 2017

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

Minor League Baseball: Arizona Fall League-Scottsdale Scorpions at Glendale Desert Dogs Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

AAA: Fresno Grizzlies (38-38)

GAME 1 - won 6-2 (BOX SCORE)

Coleman got the start in game one and pitched well allowing just 2 runs over 6 innings of work. Fresno scored all 6 runs in 4th inning on a Reed RBI walk, Brignac RBI walk, Kemmer 3 run triple, and Kemp RBI triple. West pitched a perfect 7th inning to close it out.

Note: Kemp is hitting .476 over his last 10 games

  • Tony Kemp, DH: 1-for-3, 3B, RBI
  • Colin Moran, 3B: 1-for-3, 2B
  • Derek Fisher, CF: 1-for-3, R, 2B
  • Teoscar Hernandez, RF: 1-for-2, R, BB
  • Juan Centeno, C: 0-for-3, R
  • A.J. Reed, 1B: 0-for-2, R, RBI, BB
  • Reid Brignac, SS: 0-for-2, R, RBI, BB

  • Jon Kemmer, LF: 1-for-3, R, 3B, 3 RBI
  • Casey Coleman, RHP: 6.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 4 BB, 1 K (WIN)
  • Aaron West, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K

GAME 2 - won 6-2 (BOX SCORE)

Deetz was on the mound in game 2 and only lasted 3.2 innings but allowing just 1 run (3 walks). Fresno was down 1-0 entering the 4th but tied the game on a White solo HR, his 11th. In the 5th they got 2 runs on a Kemmer solo HR and another scoring on an error. They capped their scoring with 3 runs in the 6th on a Kemmer RBI single, Stassi RBI single, and Kemp RBI single. Sacramento got 1 back off Comer but Fresno was able to hold on for the win.

Note: Kemmer is hitting .301 with 10 HR, 35 RBI in 53 games.

  • Tony Kemp, DH: 1-for-3, RBI
  • Tyler White, SS: 1-for-3, R, HR, RBI
  • Colin Moran, 3B: 1-for-2, R, BB
  • A.J. Reed, 1B: 1-for-3, R, 2B
  • Jon Kemmer, LF: 2-for-2, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI, BB
  • Max Stassi, C: 1-for-2, R, RBI

  • Dean Deetz, RHP: 3.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 1 K
  • Brendan McCurry, RHP: 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K (WIN)
  • Tyson Perez, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
  • Kevin Comer, RHP: 1.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K

AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (37-38) won 11-4 (BOX SCORE)

Dykxhoorn got the start last night and pitched very well. He carried a shutout into the 7th inning and gave up 1 run before being pulled. Another run scored after he was pulled but he finished going 6.2 innings allowing just 2 runs. The offense got going early on a Tucker solo HR in the first inning, his 6th in AA and 15th HR overall this season. In the 4th, Corpus scored 3 more times on a Singleton solo HR (14) and a Martin 2 run HR (4th in AA, 11th overall).

Corpus continued to play add-on in the 6th inning getting a run from a Mayfield solo HR. They got another run in the 7th on a Davis RBI single. The offense put the game out of reach with 5 runs in the 8th. In that inning they got an RBI single from Laureano, Tucker 2 run single, and a Stubbs 2 run single. Dorris and Ferrell pitched in relief each allowing a run but the offense scored plenty to secure the win.

Note: Tucker is hitting .346 with 4 HR, 10 RBI over his last 6 games

  • Kyle Tucker, DH: 3-for-5, 2 R, HR, 3 RBI
  • J.D. Davis, 3B: 1-for-5, RBI
  • Jon Singleton, 1B: 1-for-4, R, HR, RBI, BB
  • Garrett Stubbs, C: 2-for-4, R, 2 RBI
  • Ramon Laureano, RF: 1-for-4, R, RBI
  • Jack Mayfield, 2B: 2-for-5, R, 2B, HR, RBI
  • Jason Martin, LF: 3-for-4, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI
  • Antonio Nunez, SS: 2-for-4, 2 R

  • Brock Dykxhoorn, RHP: 6.2 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 5 K (WIN)
  • Jacob Dorris, RHP: 1.1 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
  • Riley Ferrell, RHP: 1.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 0 K

A+: Buies Creek Astros (38-35) lost 4-2 (BOX SCORE)

Perez got the start last night and had a rough first inning allowing 4 runs. He was better after that tossing 4 scoreless innings. His final line was 5 IP, 4 R, 7 K. The offense struggled but finally got on the board in the 8th inning on an RBI single from Alvarez. They would get one more in the 9th on a DeGoti RBI single but couldn't get anything else going and fell 4-2.

Note: Straw is hitting .335 with 35 BB/27 K in 43 games since May 1st

  • Myles Straw, CF: 0-for-3, R, 2 BB
  • Ryne Birk, 2B: 1-for-3, BB
  • Jake Rogers, C: 0-for-3, BB
  • Yordan Alvarez, LF: 1-for-3, RBI, BB
  • Taylor Jones, 1B: 1-for-4, R
  • Alex DeGoti, PH: 1-for-1, RBI

  • Franklin Perez, RHP: 5.0 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 7 K
  • Sebastian Kessay, LHP: 3.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K

A: Quad Cities River Bandits (39-32) won 3-2 (BOX SCORE)

Nice come from behind win for the River Bandits last night. LaRue was on the mound and pitched very well going 6 innings allowing 2 runs with 8 strikeouts. Quad Cities entered the bottom the 4th down 1-0 but got on the board thanks to a 2 run HR from Dawson, his 6th of the season. In the 5th inning Cameron connected on a solo HR, his 8th of the season, to give the River Bandits a 3-2 lead. Hill tossed 3 scoreless innings in relief to close it out.

Note: LaRue is now 8-2 with a 2.67 ERA and 21 BB/66 K in 67.1 innings this season.

  • Marcos Almonte, DH: 1-for-4, SB
  • Daz Cameron, CF: 1-for-4, R, HR, RBI
  • Troy Sieber, DH: 2-for-3, R, 2B, BB
  • Ronnie Dawson, LF: 1-for-4, R, HR, 2 RBI
  • Wander Franco, 3B: 2-for-3, 2B

  • Carson LaRue, RHP: 6.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 8 K (WIN)
  • Kevin Hill, RHP: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 4 K (SAVE)

A-: Tri-City ValleyCats (2-3) lost 4-2 (BOX SCORE)

  • Cory Julks, RF: 2-for-3, 2B, 2 SB
  • Abraham Toro-Hernandez, 3B: 1-for-3, 2B, SB
  • Kyle Davis, 2B: 0-for-3, R, BB
  • Carlos Canelon, C: 0-for-3, R, BB
  • Luis Payano, LF: 1-for-3, 2B, RBI, BB
  • Andy Pineda, CF: 1-for-4, RBI

  • Cesar Rosado, RHP: 5.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 K
  • Colin McKee, RHP: 3.2 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 1 K
  • Humberto Castellanos, RHP: 0.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K

Rookie: Greeneville Astros (1-2) lost 7-6 (BOX SCORE)

  • Wilson Amador, LF: 1-for-5, 2 RBI, BB, SB
  • Gilberto Celestino, CF: 0-for-5, BB, SB
  • Enmanuel Valdez, 2B: 1-for-5, BB
  • Brody Westmoreland, 1B: 1-for-5, R, HR, RBI, BB
  • Jose Benjamin, RF: 1-for-6, R
  • Reiny Beltre, 3B: 2-for-5, R, 2B, RBI, BB
  • Ruben Castro, C: 3-for-6, 2 R, RBI
  • Carlos Machado, DH: 2-for-5, R
  • Juan Pineda, SS: 1-for-4, BB

  • Gerardo Bojorquez, RHP: 5.0 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
  • Javier Navas, RHP: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
  • Johsson Arias, RHP: 2.1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
  • Dariel Aquino, RHP: 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 K

Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:

FRE: OFF

CC: Yoanys Quiala (3.00 ERA)

BC: Ryan Hartman (5.17 ERA)

QC: Ronel Blanco (3.29 ERA)

TC: TBD

GV: TBD