Another day of minor league baseball is in the books and you can see all the Astros affiliates results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Skeeters (18-8) won 8-5 (BOX SCORE)
The Skeeters jumped out to an early lead getting a Toro RBI double in the first inning. In the second they pick up 4 runs on a Hinojosa RBI single, Shaver 2 run HR and another run scoring on a wild pitch. Conine got the start and allowed 5 runs, 3 earned over 5 innings. In the 8th the Skeeters took the lead scoring 3 runs on a Shaver RBI single and Toro 2 run single. Scrubb, Bielak, Velazquez, and Blanco all had scoreless outings in relief to close it out.
Note: De La Cruz is hitting .351 this season.
- Bryan De La Cruz, LF: 2-for-2, 3 R, 3 BB
- Abraham Toro, 2B: 3-for-5, 2B, 3 RBI
- Lorenzo Quintana, 1B: 1-for-5, R, 2B
- C.J. Hinojosa, 3B: 2-for-4, 2 R, RBI
- Colton Shaver, C: 3-for-4, 2 R, 2B, HR, 3 RBI
- Brett Conine, RHP: 5.0 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 5 K
- Andre Scrubb, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
- Brandon Bielak, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
- Hector Velazquez, RHP: 1.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K (WIN)
- Ronel Blanco, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 K (SAVE)
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (13-16) won 7-5 (BOX SCORE)
Brown started and pitched well allowing just 1 hit and 1 run in 4 innings of work. Gonzalez drove in the first run for the Hooks with an RBI double in the first inning. In the 4th the Hooks picked up 4 more on back to back HRs from Matijevic (3 run) and Gonzalez. Tejada allowed 2 runs in his AA debut in just 0.2 innings and McKee and Serrano both allowed a run in relief. Gonzalez came through again in the 7th giving the Hooks the lead with a 2 run single. Olczak closed it with 1.1 scoreless innings.
Note: Gonzalez has 6 HR and a .915 OPS this season.
- Marty Costes, LF: 0-for-2, 3 R, 3 BB
- J.J. Matijevic, 1B: 1-for-5, R, HR, 3 RBI
- Norel Gonzalez, DH: 3-for-4, R, 2B, HR, 4 RBI
- Jake Adams, 3B: 1-for-2, 2B, BB
- Scott Manea, C: 1-for-3, 2 R, BB
- Hunter Brown, RHP: 4.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 6 K
- Felipe Tejada, RHP: 0.2 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 0 K
- Colin McKee, RHP: 1.1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 K (WIN)
- Kyle Serrano, RHP: 1.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 5 BB, 3 K
- Jon Olczak, RHP: 1.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K (SAVE)
A+: Asheville Tourists (13-16) lost 15-3 (BOX SCORE)
Rough game for the Tourists’ pitching staff. Freure started and allowed 5 runs in 3.1 innings. Ceballos allowed 1 unearned run and then Brown got really roughed up allowing 8 runs and retiring just 1 batter. Barefoot put the Tourists on the board in the 6th with a 2 run HR, his 8th of the season. In the 7th, McKenna added a solo HR, his 7th of the year but it wasn’t enough to overcome the pitching yesterday.
Note: McKenna has a .988 OPS with 8 HR this season.
- Alex McKenna, LF: 1-for-4, R, HR, RBI, BB
- Korey Lee, C: 1-for-3, R, BB
- Matthew Barefoot, CF: 2-for-4, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Wilyer Abreu, RF: 2-for-4, 2B, SB
- R.J. Freure, RHP: 3.1 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 3 BB, 3 K
- Yeremi Ceballos, LHP: 1.2 IP, 0 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
- Tyler Brown, RHP: 0.1 IP, 7 H, 8 R, 8 ER, 1 BB, 0 K
- Chandler Casey, RHP: 2.1 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
- Tyler Krabbe, RHP: 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (12-17) won 6-0 (BOX SCORE)
Barry started the game with a scoreless inning and Drennan followed that up with 2 scoreless. Berryhill put the Woodpeckers on the board in the second with a sac fly and Ramirez added a 2 run HR in the 3rd to make it 3-0. The offense added 3 more insurance runs in the 5th on an Arias RBI single and Dirden 2 run triple. Vega tossed 5 scoreless innings in relief and Garcia closed it out with a scoreless 9th.
Note: Martinez has a .516 OBP this season.
- Yohander Martinez, 2B: 0-for-1, R, 3 BB
- Yeuris Ramirez, 3B: 2-for-4, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI, SB
- Bryan Arias, RF: 1-for-2, 2 R, RBI, 2 BB
- Justin Dirden, LF: 1-for-2, 3B, 2 RBI, 2 BB
- Luke Berryhill, 1B: 1-for-3, RBI
- Cody Orr, CF: 1-for-4, SB
- Shea Barry, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
- Whit Drennan, RHP: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 4 K
- Luis Vega, RHP: 5.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 5 K (WIN)
- Freylin Garcia, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
SL: TBD - 4:35 CT