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Astros Prospect Report: August 13th, 2018

See how the prospects performed last night

Tampa Bay Rays v Houston Astros
Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow (C) introduces Kent Emanuel, the Astros third round pick in the 2013 MLB draft
Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images

AAA: Fresno Grizzlies (69-51) won 4-0 (BOX SCORE)

Emanuel has started and pitched in relief this season but has had a lot more success as a starter (1.37 ERA in 39.1 innings as a starter, 7.94 ERA in 34 innings as a reliever). Last night he started for Fresno and tossed 6 shutout innings with 8 strikeouts. The Grizzlies first got on the board in the 4th scoring 2 runs on a Jones RBI single and De Goti RBI double. Alvarez added an RBI double in the 4th and Angarita added a sac fly in the 5th to make it 4-0. Deetz relieved Emnauel and struck out 2 over 4 innings. Ferrell closed it out with a scoreless 9th inning.

Note: Deetz has has a 0.84 ERA with 35 K in 21.1 innings for Fresno.

AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (73-46) OFF

A+: Buies Creek Astros (66-51) OFF

A: Quad Cities River Bandits (68-52) won 3-0 (BOX SCORE)

Donato got the start for the River Bandits and was very good tossing 7 shutout innings with 5 strikeouts. Salazar put Quad Cities on the board with a solo HR in the 6th inning. The River Bandits picked up 2 insurance runs in the 9th on a Costes RBI single and Lacroix RBI triple. Duncan closed it out tossing 2 scoreless innings to pick up the save.

Note: Donato has a 1.83 ERA with 66 K in 59 innings this season.

  • Chad Donato, RHP: 7.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 5 K (WIN)
  • Tanner Duncan, RHP: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K (SAVE)

A-: Tri-City ValleyCats (32-23) OFF

Today’s starters according to

FRE: Framber Valdez (3.00 ERA)

CC: Forrest Whitley (4.29 ERA)

BC: Peter Solomon (0.00 ERA)