Another day of minor league action in the books. See the results below.
AAA: Round Rock Express (29-20) lost 9-5 (BOX SCORE)
Armenteros got the start for the Express and did not pitch well lasting just 3.2 innings while allowing 9 hits and 5 runs. Tucker did put the Express on the board with a solo HR in the 4th, his 16th HR of the season. They scored 4 more runs in the 6th on an Alvarez sac fly and Ferguson and Jones RBI singles. Altuve made a rehab start and went 1-for-5. The offense was unable to complete the comeback falling 9-5.
Note: Tucker has 5 HR, 8 RBI over his last 7 games.
- Alex De Goti, SS: 1-for-4, R
- Jose Altuve, 2B: 1-for-5, R
- Kyle Tucker, RF: 1-for-4, 2 R, HR, RBI, BB
- Yordan Alvarez, LF: 0-for-3, RBI
- Drew Ferguson, CF: 1-for-3, R, RBI, BB
- Taylor Jones, 1B: 2-for-3, 2 RBI, BB
- Rogelio Armenteros, RHP: 3.2 IP, 9 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 5 K
- Jose Urquidy, RHP: 3.1 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 0 BB, 7 K
- Kit Scheetz, LHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (25-24) won 9-1 (BOX SCORE)
Javier got the start and went 4.2 no-hit innings, striking out 6. He was relieved by Abreu who went 3.1 innings allowing 1 run with 5 strikeouts. The Hooks took a commanding lead in the first scoring 5 runs on a Toro RBI single, Beer 3 run HR and Robinson RBI single. In the 2nd, Rojas added a solo HR, his 6th of the season. The Hooks picked up 2 more in the 5th on a Goetzman RBI double and Duarte RBI single. Rojas would add another solo HR in the 8th, his 6th HR in the last 6 games. Ferrell tossed a perfect 9th to close it out.
Note: Rojas is hitting .477 with 6 HR, 8 RBI over his last 10 games.
- Joshua Rojas, 2B: 3-for-5, 3 R, 2 HR, 2 RBI
- Chas McCormick, LF: 1-for-5, R
- Abraham Toro, 3B: 1-for-4, R, RBI, BB
- Seth Beer, 1B: 2-for-4, 2 R, 2B, HR, 3 RBI, BB
- Granden Goetzman, DH: 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 2B, RBI
- Osvaldo Duarte, SS: 1-for-4, RBI
- Chuckie Robinson, C: 1-for-3, RBI, BB
- Cristian Javier, RHP:4.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 6 K
- Bryan Abreu, RHP:3.1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 5 K
- Justin Ferrell, RHP:1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
A+: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (23-27) won 6-2 (BOX SCORE)
Dubin put together one of his best starts in High-A yesterday going 5 innings while allowing just 1 run and striking out 4. He was relieved by Conine who allowed 1 run over his 3 innings of work. The Woodpeckers jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the 3rd thanks to a Meyers 2 run double and Arauz RBI double. Arauz added a 2 run HR in the 5th to make it 5-1. Costes provided another insurance run in the 6th with an RBI single. Duncan pitched a perfect 9th to seal the win.
Note: Arauz is hitting .500 with 10 RBI over his last 10 games.
- Jake Meyers, CF: 3-for-5, 2 R, 2 2B, 2 RBI
- Jonathan Arauz, SS: 2-for-4, R, 2B, HR, 3 RBI, BB
- Jake Adams, 1B: 0-for-2, R, BB
- Scott Manea, DH: 1-for-3, BB
- Marty Costes, LF: 3-for-4, R, 2B, RBI
- Michael Papierski, C: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Shawn Dubin, RHP: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 4 K (WIN)
- Brett Conine, RHP: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
- Tanner Duncan, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (31-15) won 8-4 (BOX SCORE)
The River Bandits just keep on rolling. The offense got on the board in the 2nd inning scoring 3 runs on a Lacroix RBI double, Dawson RBI single, and another run scoring on an error. In the 3rd inning they scored 2 more runs on a Salazar RBI single and Hensley sac fly. The continued to add on scoring 3 more in the 4th on an Adolph 2 run single and a Pena sac fly. Garcia started and allowed 3 runs, 2 earned over 5 innings. Tejada and Castellanos had scoreless outings to close it out.
Note: Pena is hitting .354 with 4 2B, 3 3B, 3 HR, 16 RBI during the month of May.
- Austin Dennis, 2B: 2-for-4, R, SB
- Jeremy Pena, SS: 1-for-3, R, RBI
- Cesar Salazar, DH: 1-for-4, RBI
- David Hensley, 3B: 1-for-3, R, 2B, RBI
- Jonathan Lacroix, LF: 1-for-4, R, RBI
- Michael Wielansky, 1B: 0-for-4, 2 R
- Ruben Castro, C: 1-for-3, R, SB
- Trey Dawson, CF: 1-for-3, RBI
- Ross Adolph, RF: 1-for-3, 2 RBI
- Luis Garcia, RHP: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 6 K
- Manny Ramirez, RHP: 0.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 2 K
- Felipe Tejada, RHP: 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
- Humberto Castellanos, RHP: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
RR: TBD - 12:05 PM CT
FV:Nivaldo Rodriguez (2.16 ERA) - 5:30 PM CT
QC:Austin Hansen (1.16 ERA) - 5:15 PM CT