Another day of minor league baseball is in the books and you can see all the Astros affiliates results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Skeeters (7-2) lost 6-5 (BOX SCORE)
Hartman started for the Skeeters and went 4 innings allowing 2 runs. The offense got the scoring started in the 3rd when they got a run on a double play and a 2 run HR from De Goti. De Goti added an RBI triple in the 5th and Stubbs added an RBI double in the 6th to make it 5-2. McKee tossed a scoreless inning in relief. Torres was next up and while he struck out 5, he allowed 5 hits and 4 runs in 2.1 innings as the Express took a 6-5 lead. The Skeeters put three on in the 9th, but Siri struck out with the bases loaded and Sugar Land lost 6-5.
Note: Meyers is hitting .353 through 7 games.
- Bryan De La Cruz, RF: 1-for-4, R, 2B, BB
- Alex De Goti, SS: 2-for-5, R, 3B, HR, 3 RBI
- Lorenzo Quintana, 1B: 1-for-3, 2 BB
- Jose Siri, LF: 1-for-5, R
- Garrett Stubbs, C: 3-for-4, R, 2 2B, RBI, SB
- Jake Meyers, DH: 2-for-4, R, SB
- Ryan Hartman, LHP: 4.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 5 K
- Colin McKee, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
- Jojanse Torres, RHP: 2.1 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 5 K
- Hector Velazquez, RHP: 0.2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (4-7) lost 8-2 (BOX SCORE)
Rosado started for the Hooks and struggled as he allowed 8 hits and 5 runs in just 3.2 innings. He was relieved by Horrell who allowed 3 runs, 1 earned, in 2.1 innings. The Hooks picked up their first run in the 5th on a wild pitch. They got another in the 8th on a Taylor HR but it wasn’t nearly enough. Hernandez tossed 2 scoreless innings in relief but the Hooks lost 8-2.
Note: Hernandez has 10 K in 7 innings in relief this season.
- Marty Costes, RF: 1-for-4, R
- Chandler Taylor, LF: 1-for-3, R, HR, RBI, BB
- Corey Julks, DH: 3-for-4, 3B, SB
- Cesar Rosado, RHP: 3.2 IP, 8 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 6 K
- Michael Horrell, RHP: 2.1 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
- Nick Hernandez, RHP: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
A+: Asheville Tourists (4-6) lost 7-3 (BOX SCORE)
Lopez started for the Tourists last night and allowed 3 runs in 3 innings of work. He was relieved by Rivera who was dominant tossing 3.2 scoreless innings with 7 strikeouts. Asheville put up 2 runs in the 3rd on an Orr RBI double and a Valdez sac fly. They added another run in the 6th on a Schreiber RBI single. Conn tossed 2.2 scoreless innings with 5 K as the game moved to extra innings. Ceballos was up next and though he got out of the jam in the 10th, he walked 3 and gave up a walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the 11th.
Note: Rivera has a 1.35 ERA with 11 K in 6.2 innings.
- Alex McKenna, CF: 0-for-4, R
- Enmanuel Valdez, 3B: 0-for-3, RBI
- Scott Schreiber, 1B: 1-for-4, RBI
- Ramiro Rodriguez, LF: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Cody Orr, DH: 1-for-4, R, 2B, RBI
- Juan Pablo Lopez, LHP: 3.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 4 BB, 3 K
- Jose Alberto Rivera, RHP: 3.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 7 K
- Devin Conn, RHP: 2.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 5 K
- Yeremi Ceballos, LHP: 1.1 IP, 1 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 3 K
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (5-6) lost 1-0 (BOX SCORE)
Gomez, who was signed as an UDFA after the 2020 draft, had his second solid outing of the season tossing 5 innings and allowed just 1 run. He was relieved by Drennan who tossed 3 scoreless innings and Mezquita who had 1 scoreless. Unfortunately the offense really struggled and while they collected 7 hits, they were 0-for-4 with RISP and dropped this game 1-0.
Note: Barefoot is hitting .317 with 7 XBH in 11 games this season.
- Zach Daniels, CF: 1-for-4, SB
- Matthew Barefoot, DH: 2-for-4
- Nerio Rodriguez, C: 1-for-3, BB
- Jose Alvarez, 1B: 2-for-4
- Kenedy Corona, LF: 1-for-4
- Cesar Gomez, RHP: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 6 K
- Whit Drennan, LHP: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 2 K
- Cristofer Mezquita, LHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
SL: TBD - 1:05 CT
CC: TBD - 4:05 CT
AV: Blair Henley (18.00 ERA) - 6:35 CT
FV: TBD 1:00 CT