Another day of minor league baseball is in the books and you can see all the Astros affiliates results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Skeeters (7-5) OFF
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (5-7) POSTPONED
A+: Asheville Tourists (6-7) won 6-3 (BOX SCORE)
Ruppenthal got the start and went 4.1 innings allowing 3 runs with 8 strikeouts. The Tourists got on the board in the 3rd with a solo HR from McKenna. In the 4th, they picked up 2 more runs on back to back homers from Lee and Schreiber. Lee added a 2 run single in the 5th and Krabbe added an RBI in the 7th to make it 7-3. Endersby closed it out with 4 scoreless innings striking out 7.
Note: Endersby has 21 K in 13 innings this season.
- Alex McKenna, CF: 1-for-3, 2 R, HR, RBI, BB
- Freudis Nova, SS: 1-for-4, R, 2B
- Korey Lee, C: 2-for-3, R, HR, 3 RBI, BB
- Scott Schreiber, 1B: 1-for-4, R, HR, RBI
- Colin Barber, RF: 1-for-3, R, BB, SB
- Tyler Krabbe, DH: 1-for-3, RBI
- Matt Ruppenthal, RHP: 4.1 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 8 K
- Yeremi Ceballos, LHP: 0.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
- Jimmy Endersby, RHP: 4.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 7 K (WIN)
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (7-7) lost 7-3 (BOX SCORE)
Melendez started for the Woodpeckers last night and went 3 innings allowing 1 run with 6 strikeouts. He was relieved by Vega who went 2.2 innings allowing 3 runs, 1 earned. The offense finally got on the board in the 6th on a Rodriguez RBI single. They got another run in the 8th to cut it to 4-2 on a Rodriguez RBI groundout. The GreenJackets added another 3 runs off of Garcia in the 8th to extend the lead. Whitcomb added a solo HR in the 9th but it wasn’t nearly enough for a comeback.
Note: Melendez has 19 K in 10 innings with a 0.90 ERA this season.
- Joe Perez, DH: 0-for-3, R, 2 BB
- Matthew Barefoot, CF: 1-for-4, BB, SB
- Nerio Rodriguez, C: 1-for-4, 2 RBI
- Shay Whitcomb, SS: 1-for-4, R, HR, RBI
- Jose Alvarez, 1B: 1-for-4, SB
- Ronaldo Urdaneta, 2B: 1-for-4, R, SB
- Jaime Melendez, RHP: 3.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 6 K
- Luis Vega, RHP: 2.2 IP, 1 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 4 K
- Freylin Garcia, RHP: 1.2 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
- Juan Paulino, RHP: 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
SL: TBD - 7:05 CT
AV: Tyler Brown (5.14 ERA) - 5:35 CT
FV: TBD - 6:05 CT