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Astros Prospect Report: April 27th, 2018

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See how the Astros prospects performed last night

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AAA: Fresno Grizzlies (15-7) lost 3-1 (BOX SCORE)

Kent Emanuel was on the mound to start for Fresno last night and was solid. He allowed 2 runs in 5 innings with the 2 runs coming in the first inning. Unfortunately, the offense really struggled. The only run Fresno was able to score was on a solo HR from Reed in the 2nd.

Note: Kemp is hitting .386 with 10 RBI over his last 10 games.


AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (13-8) won 4-3 (BOX SCORE)

Wild game in Corpus Christi last night. Bostick got the start and was very good allowing just 1 run in 5.2 innings. The Hooks would go into the bottom of the 9th trailing 1-0 but tied it at 1 on an Alvarez RBI double. The game moved to the 10th and Frisco picked up 2 runs in the top of the inning. The Hooks would rally though getting 3 runs on a Quintana RBI double and a walk-off 2 run single from Wrenn to win it.

Note: Alvarez has 19 RBI in 19 games this season.


A+: Buies Creek Astros (15-7) won 4-0 (BOX SCORE)

More dominating pitching from Buies Creek. Corbin Martin got the start and was phenomenal again tossing 5 scoreless innings allowing just 1 hit. Buies Creek got on the board in the first on a Rojas RBI double and McCormick RBI single. McCormick added an RBI single in the third to make it 3-0. Rojas would add some insurance in the 7th with and RBI double to make it 4-0. Adcock relieved Martin was fantastic tossing 4 no-hit innings while picking up 9 strikeouts in the save.

Note: Martin season line - 0.00 ERA, 19 IP, 4 H, 7 BB, 26 K


A: Quad Cities River Bandits (9-10) won 6-5 (BOX SCORE)

Wild game in Quad Cities too. Solomon got the start and allowed 2 runs over 5 innings with 7 strikeouts. The River Bandits took the lead in the 4th with 3 runs thanks to a bases loaded HBP and two runs scoring on an error. The game moved to the 12th tied at 3 but Cedar Rapids scored 2 to make it 5-3. Tovalin tied the game in the bottom of the inning with a 2 run HR. In the 13th, the River Bandits would win it on a walk-off walk to Julks.

Note: De La Cruz is hitting .351 with 7 RBI over his last 10 games.


Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:

FRE: Mike Hauschild (4.29 ERA)

CC: Cionel Perez (3.00 ERA)

BC: Jorge Alcala (4.61 ERA)

QC: GM 1 - Cristian Javier (1.64 ERA); GM 2 - TBD