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Astros Prospect Report: May 19th

See how the prospects performed last night

MLB: MAR 14 Spring Training - Nationals at Astros
Houston Astros non-roster invitee catcher Korey Lee (87) during an MLB spring training game between the Washington Nationals and the Houston Astros at The Ballpark of The Palm Beaches on March 14, 2021 in West Palm Beach, Florida.
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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.

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.

Today’s starters according to

SL: TBD - 7:05 CT

CC: Hunter Brown (12.00 ERA) - 4:05 CT; Game 2 - Jonathan Bermudez (2.70 ERA)

AV: Tyler Brown (5.14 ERA) - 5:35 CT

FV: TBD - 6:05 CT