Another day of minor league baseball is in the books and you can see all the Astros affiliates results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Skeeters (27-21) won 2-1 (BOX SCORE)
Pruitt made another rehab start and went 2 scoreless innings. Meyers put the Skeeters on the board with an RBI double in the first. In the 3rd, he drove in another run with an RBI single. Smith made a rehab appearance and had a perfect inning. McKee allowed a run in the 4th but after that the bullpen shut it down. Scheetz, Kelly, Ferrell and Blanco all had scoreless outings to close it out:
Note: Meyers is hitting .335 with 1.025 OPS this season.
- Alex De Goti, SS: 2-for-4, 2 R, 3B
- Jake Meyers, CF: 2-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI
- Michael Papierski, C: 2-for-3, BB
- Austin Pruitt, RHP: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
- Joe Smith, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K (WIN)
- Colin McKee, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 2 K
- Kit Scheetz, LHP: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
- Michael Kelly, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
- Riley Ferrell, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
- Ronel Blanco, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K (SAVE)
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (24-27)
Game 1 - won 5-2 (BOX SCORE)
Brown started for the Hooks and lasted just 1.1 innings allowing 1 run and striking out 3. He was relieved by Tejada who tossed 2.2 scoreless innings. The offense was quiet until the 6th when they broke out for 5 runs on a Perez RBI single, a Gonzalez RBI single, a Lee RBI double, and a 2 run single from Hensley. Henderson allowed a run in the 6th but Olczak closed it out with a scoreless 7th.
- Marty Costes, LF: 1-for-3, R
- Joe Perez, 3B: 1-for-3, R, RBI
- Norel Gonzalez, DH: 2-for-3, R, RBI
- Korey Lee, C: 1-for-3, R, 2B, RBI
- David Hensley, SS: 1-for-3, 2 RBI
- Hunter Brown, RHP: 1.1 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
- Felipe Tejada, RHP: 2.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
- Layne Henderson, RHP: 1.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 4 BB, 3 K (WIN)
- Jon Olczak, RHP: 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K (SAVE)
Game 2 - lost 3-0 (BOX SCORE)
Lawson got the start in game two and allowed 3 runs in 3.2 innings. Bravo pitched well in relief striking out 5 over 2.1 scoreless innings. The offense went quiet though picking up just 5 hits as they failed to score a run and lost game 2, 3-0.
- Brandon Lawson, RHP: 3.2 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
- Jose Bravo, RHP: 2.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 5 K
A+: Asheville Tourists (22-28) lost 9-2 (BOX SCORE)
Brown started and got roughed up in the first inning allowing 5 runs but he stuck with it and still managed to get through 5 innings total allowing 7 runs, 6 earned. Casey and Ceballos both pitched in relief and allowed 1 unearned run each. The Tourists got their first run in the 5th on an Abreu RBI single. In the 9th Arias connected on a solo HR, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the 9 runs allowed and 4 errors committed by Asheville.
Note: Barefoot is hitting .329 overall this season.
- Wilyer Abreu, RF: 2-for-5, RBI
- Matthew Barefoot, DH: 2-for-4, SB
- Bryan Arias, 2B: 2-for-4, 2 R, HR, RBI
- Zach Biermann, LF: 1-for-3, 2B, BB
- Tyler Brown, RHP: 5.0 IP, 9 H, 7 R, 6 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
- Chandler Casey, RHP: 1.1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
- Yeremi Ceballos, LHP: 1.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 2 K
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (21-29) win 6-5 (BOX SCORE)
Schroeder got the start and despite walking 5, allowing just 1 run in 5.1 innings. The Woodpeckers got on the board in the 3rd on a Dirden RBI single and a Mendoza 2 run single. They would add on 3 more in the 7th on RBI doubles from Correa, Dirden and Berryhill. The bullpen allowed a few runs to make it close but held on for the 6-5 win.
Note: Correa is hitting .280 with 14 2B this season.
- J.C. Correa, SS: 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 2B, RBI
- Justin Dirden, RF: 2-for-4, 2 R, 2B, 2 RBI
- Luke Berryhill, C: 1-for-3, R, 2B, RBI, BB, SB
- Sean Mendoza, 3B: 1-for-3, 2 RBI, 3 SB
- Yohander Martinez, 2B: 1-for-4, R
- Jayson Schroeder, RHP: 5.1 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 5 BB, 2 K (WIN)
- Fabricio Reina, RHP: 1.2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 3 K
- Daniel Procopio, RHP: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
SL: Hector Velazquez (1.62 ERA) - 7:05 CT
CC: TBD - 7:05 CT
AV: Juan Pablo Lopez (8.80 ERA) - 6:00 CT
FV: TBD - 5:30 CT