Another day of minor league baseball is in the books and you can see all the Astros affiliates results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Skeeters (22-14) won 8-5 (BOX SCORE)
Torres started and gave up a lead-off HR before he was pulled. Martinez relieved Torres and allowed 3 runs over 3 innings of work. The offense finally got on the board in the 5th on a Meyers sac fly. In the 4th, they picked up 2 more runs on a Dawson RBI double and De Goti groundout. The Skeeters blew it open in the 7th scoring 5 runs on a De Goti bases loaded walk, Dawson RBI groundout, Hinojosa RBI single, and De La Cruz 2 run double. Scheetz, Rodriguez, and Blanco all had scoreless outings in relief.
Note: De La Cruz is hitting .313 with a .838 OPS this season.
- Alex De Goti, SS: 1-for-4, R, 2B, RBI, BB
- Ronnie Dawson, DH: 1-for-4, 2 R, 2B, 2 RBI, BB
- C.J. Hinojosa, 2B: 1-for-5, R, 2 RBI
- Bryan De La Cruz, RF: 2-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI
- Jake Meyers, CF: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Jose Siri, LF: 1-for-3, R, BB, SB
- Michael Papierski, C: 1-for-4, RBI
- Colton Shaver, 1B: 0-for-2, R, BB
- Miguelangel Sierra, 3B: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Jojanse Torres, RHP: 0.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
- Seth Martinez, RHP: 3.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
- Kit Scheetz, LHP: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
- Nivaldo Rodriguez, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 0 K (WIN)
- Michael Kelly, RHP: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
- Ronel Blanco, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K (SAVE)
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (18-21)
Game 1 - won 4-2 (BOX SCORE)
The Hooks scored all 4 runs in the 2nd inning with a barrage of HRs including a solo HR from Hensley, 2 run HR from Adams, and solo HR from Taylor. Record started and went 5.2 innings allowing 2 runs. Hernandez closed it out striking out 2 over 1.1 innings as he picked up the save.
Note: Leon is hitting .325 with 4 HR, 9 RBI in June.
- David Hensley, 2B: 2-for-2, R, HR, RBI
- Pedro Leon, SS: 1-for-3, R, SB
- Jake Adams, 3B: 1-for-3, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Chandler Taylor, CF: 1-for-2, R, HR, RBI, SB
- Joe Record, RHP: 5.2 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 5 K (WIN)
- Nick Hernandez, RHP: 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K (SAVE)
Game 2 - lost 1-0 (BOX SCORE)
Bermudez got the start and pitched really well striking out 7 over 5.1 innings while allowing just 1 run. Unfortunately it was a rough game for the offense as they picked up just 4 hits, all singles, and dropped game two 1-0.
- Pedro Leon, SS: 1-for-2
- Norel Gonzalez, DH: 1-for-2, BB
- David Hensley, 3B: 1-for-2, BB
- Korey Lee, C: 1-for-3
- Jonathan Bermudez, LHP: 5.1 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 7 K
- Felipe Tejada, RHP: 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
A+: Asheville Tourists (17-21) lost 9-8 (BOX SCORE)
Endersby started and struck out 7 over 3.1 innings as he allowed 2 runs. The Tourists got on the board in the 3rd with a Barefoot 2 run HR and a Valdez 3 run HR. In the 4th, they got 3 more runs on McKenna solo HR and a Valdez 2 run HR. Macuare struggled in relief though allowing 7 runs, 6 earned over 3.2 innings. Casey struck out 4 over 2 scoreless but the offense was unable to rally and lost 9-8.
Note: McKenna is hitting .308 with 11 HR this season.
- Alex McKenna, DH: 2-for-5, 2 R, HR, RBI
- Matthew Barefoot, RF: 1-for-5, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Joe Perez, 3B: 1-for-5, R
- Scott Schreiber, 1B: 1-for-4, 2B, 2 R
- Enmanuel Valdez, 2B: 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 HR, 5 RBI
- Cesar Salazar, C: 3-for-4
- Jimmy Endersby, RHP: 3.1 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 5 BB, 7 K
- Angel Macuare, RHP: 3.2 IP, 6 H, 7 R, 6 ER, 3 BB, 6 K
- Chandler Casey, RHP: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (15-23) lost 9-8 (BOX SCORE)
The Woodpeckers picked up a run in the first on an Arias groundout but the Mudcats would respond with 5 in the bottom of the first off of Plumlee. The offense battled back getting 2 in the second on a balk and a run scoring on a groundout. Urdaneta added a sac fly in the 4th. In the 5th they took the lead on a run scoring on a passed ball and a 2 run HR from Berryhill. Taveras was unable to hold the lead as he gave up 2 runs and the offense was unable to make a comeback late.
Note: Corona has 11 SB this season.
- Shay Whitcomb, SS: 1-for-5, R, SB
- Bryan Arias, DH: 2-for-5, R, 2B, RBI, 3 SB
- Justin Dirden, LF: 1-for-4, R
- Yohander Martinez, 3B: 1-for-3, BB
- Luke Berryhill, C: 1-for-4, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Kenedy Corona, RF: 0-for-2, 2 R, 2 BB, 3 SB
- Ronaldo Urdaneta, 2B: 0-for-2, R, RBI, BB, SB
- Peyton Plumlee, RHP: 0.2 IP, 3 H, 5 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
- Jose Betances, RHP: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
- Diosmerky Taveras, RHP: 3.1 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 7 K
- Kevin Holcomb, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
SL: Brett Conine (4.07 ERA) - 8:05 CT
CC: Hunter Brown (6.05 ERA) - 4:05 CT
AV: R.J. Freure (13.22 ERA) - 5:35 CT
FV: TBD - 6:00 CT