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Astros Prospect Report: June 4th, 2017

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

Minor League Baseball: Arizona Fall League-Glendale Desert Dogs at Scottsdale Scorpions
Jason Martin connected on his first AA homerun yesterday
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AAA: Fresno Grizzlies (26-31) lost 9-5 (BOX SCORE)

Deetz made his AAA debut yesterday but it didn't go well. He went 2.1 innings allowing 9 hits and 7 runs. The Grizzlies got on the board in the 2nd scoring 3 runs on a Kemmer RBI single and 2 more runs scoring on an error. In the bottom of the 5th they would get 2 more runs back with Kemp scoring on a wild pitch and another run scoring on an error. West had a scoreless outing in relief for the Grizzlies.

Note: Garcis is 5-for-8 in his first 3 games for Fresno this season.

  • Tony Kemp, 2B: 1-for-5, R
  • Preston Tucker, DH: 1-for-5, R
  • A.J. Reed, 1B: 1-for-5, 2B
  • Teoscar Hernandez, RF: 1-for-4, R, RBI BB
  • Colin Moran, 3B: 1-for-4, R
  • Tyler White, SS: 0-for-2, R, 2 BB
  • Jon Kemmer, LF: 1-for-3, RBI
  • Max Stassi, C: 0-for-2, RBI, BB
  • Alejandro Garcia, RF: 1-for-1

  • Dean Deetz, RHP: 2.1 IP, 9 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
  • Aaron West, RHP: 2.2 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
  • Brian Holmes, LHP: 1.1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
  • Tyson Perez, RHP: 2.2 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 1 K

AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (28-28) lost 10-8 (BOX SCORE)

Another tough loss late for the Hooks. They jumped out to an early 2-0 lead on a Davis 2 run HR in the first inning, his 14th of the season tying him with Fisher for the most in the Astros system. Winkelman got the start and had a rough time going 5 innings allowing 6 runs, 5 earned. Martin connected on a solo HR in the 3rd inning to tie it at 3. This was Martin's first homerun in Double-A.

Corpus took a 7-3 lead getting 4 runs in the 4th inning on a Singleton solo HR, Nunez sac fly, and Martin 2 run double. In the 8th inning, Corpus got 2 runs on a Woodward RBI single and another run scoring on a wild pitch. Corpus went into the bottom of the 9th up 9-7. Unfortunately, Stutzman struggled allowing 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th and Tulsa was able to walk it off.

Note: Singleton has 54 BB/51 SO in 50 games.

  • Jason Martin, LF: 2-for-5, R, 2B, HR, 3 RBI
  • Kyle Tucker, CF: 1-for-5, R, 2B
  • J.D. Davis, 3B: 1-for-4, R, HR, 2 RBI
  • Jon Singleton, 1B: 2-for-2, 2 R, HR, RBI, 2 BB
  • Garrett Stubbs, DH: 1-for-4, R
  • Ramon Laureano, CF: 0-for-3, R, BB
  • Trent Woodward, C: 2-for-4, RBI
  • Arturo Michelena, 2B: 1-for-4, R

  • Alex Winkelam, LHP: 5.0 IP, 7 H, 6 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
  • Ryan Thompson, RHP: 2.2 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
  • Sean Stutzman, LHP: 1.0 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 2 K

A+: Buies Creek Astros (32-24) SUSPENDED 8-5 (BOX SCORE)

The game was suspended heading into the bottom of the 10th due to rain with Myrtle Beach leading Buies Creek 8-5. Here is the current box score for the game.

Note: Straw is now hitting .312 this season.

  • Myles Straw, RF: 4-for-4, 2 R, 3B, RBI, BB, 2 SB
  • Jake Rogers, C: 1-for-4, BB
  • Stephen Wrenn, CF: 3-for-4, R, 2B, 2 RBI, SB
  • Dexture McCall, 1B: 2-for-4, R, 2B, HR, RBI
  • Randy Cesar, 3B: 3-for-4, SB
  • Anibal Sierra, SS: 1-for-4, R, 2B

  • Franklin Perez, RHP: 4.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
  • Howie Brey, LHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
  • Hector Perez, RHP: 4.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 6 K
  • Ralph Garza, RHP: 1.0 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 1 K

A: Quad Cities River Bandits (28-27) won 14-5 (BOX SCORE)

Whitley got the start last night only going 3 innings while allowing 3 runs. It didn't matter though as the offense came to play. Quad Cities entered the 3rd down 3-0 but Alvarez tied the game on a 3 run shot, his 3rd HR of the season. Quad Cities would blow the game open in the 7th inning. In that inning they picked up 5 runs on an Alvarez RBI single, Robinson RBI single, and a Henderson 3 run HR.

The offense bested their 7th inning performance with a 6 run 8th inning. They scored on a bases loaded walk to Duarte and Alvarez, 2 run double from Robinson, sac fly from Henderson, and a Benedetti RBI single. Alvarez picked up 5 RBI in the game and is now hitting .403 with 3 HR, 14 RBI in 19 games this season. Benedetti has 26 BB/24 K in 32 games.

Note: Alvarez is hitting .514 with 8 RBI over his last 10 games.

  • Osvaldo Duarte, SS: 0-for-3, 2 R, RBI, 2 BB
  • Yordan Alvarez, DH: 2-for-4, 3 R, HR, 5 RBI, BB
  • Chuckie Robinson, C: 2-for-5, 2 R, 2B, 3 RBI
  • Raymond Henderson, 3B: 1-for-4, R, HR, 4 RBI
  • Carmen Benedetti, RF: 3-for-4, 2B, RBI, BB
  • Daz Cameron, CF: 1-for-4, 2 R
  • Taylor Jones, 1B: 3-for-4, 2 R
  • Jonathan Arauz, SS: 1-for-3, 2 R, BB

  • Forrest Whitley, RHP: 3.0 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
  • Salvador Montano, LHP: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
  • Carlos Sanabria, RHP: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 3 K (WIN)
  • Erasmo Pinales, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K

Today’s starters according to

FRE: Trent Thornton (4.88 ERA)


BC: Brett Adcock (7.79 ERA)