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Astros Prospect Report: June 22nd

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See how the prospects performed last night

MLB: Houston Astros at Washington Nationals
Mar 1, 2021; West Palm Beach, Florida, USA; Houston Astros designated hitter Korey Lee (87) grounds out in the 3rd inning of the spring training game against the Washington Nationals at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove
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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 (25-11) lost 11-7 (BOX SCORE)

France started for the Skeeters and went 3 innings allowing just 1 run. He was relieved by Olczak who allowed 6 runs in 2 innings. The offense got on the board in the second on a Papierski RBI double. They picked up another run in the 4th on a Shaver RBI single. In the 5th, they scored 2 runs on a De La Cruz 2 run double. McKee came in next and allowed a run and Blanco allowed 3 in his inning of work. Matijevic added a solo HR in the 7th. In the 9th, the Skeeters got solo HRs from Meyers and Siri but it wasn’t enough to complete the rally.

Note: Meyers is hitting .306 with 8 HR in June.


AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (18-24) lost 6-4 (BOX SCORE)

Bermudez started for the Hooks and went 5 innings allowing 3 runs with 5 strikeouts. The offense took a 2-0 lead in the 2nd getting an RBI triple from Lee and a Manea RBI single. In the 4th, the Hooks got back to back HRs from Lee and Manea to take the lead. Conn relieved Bermudez and allowed a run and Henderson allowed 2 runs as the Sod Poodles took the lead. The offense was unable to make a comeback as the Hooks fell 6-4.

Note: Lee is hitting .331 in 36 games this season.


A+: Asheville Tourists (19-23) won 15-14 (BOX SCORE)

Ruppenthal started and allowed 4 runs over 5 innings. The offense came out on fire scoring 6 runs in the first inning on a Schreiber RBI single, Valdez 3 run HR, Stubbs RBI double and Carrasco RBI double. They got 3 more in the 2nd on another Valdez 3 run HR. After the Dash got a couple back, the Tourists scored 3 more in the 4th on a Holderbach 2 run double and Orr RBI double. Valdez would add an RBI double in the 6th and McKenna connected on a solo HR in the 7th. The final run came from an Orr RBI double. The bullpen struggled with Cody allowed 6 runs in just 0.2 innings. Ceballos allowed 2 runs in the 9th but was able to close it out.

Note: Valdez has 12 HR, 46 RBI in 38 games this season.


A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (16-25) won 4-1 (BOX SCORE)

Robaina started for the Woodpeckers and tossed 5 innings allowing just 1 unearned run. The offense picked ip 2 runs in the first on a Rodriguez 2 run double and 2 runs in the 6th on a Berryhill 2 run double. Santos relieved Robaina making his Astros minor league debut (2nd round pick in 2020) and pitched well striking out 5 over 2.2 scoreless innings. Tokar closed it out with 1.1 scoreless innings.

Note: Perry and Santos both made their 2021 debuts last night.


Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:

SL: OFF

CC: TBD - 6:35 CT

AV: Angel Macuare (9.90 ERA) - 5:35 CT

FV: TBD - 6:00 CT