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Astros Prospect Report: July 25th

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MiLB: JUL 03 Sugar Land Skeeters at Round Rock Express
Sugar Land Skeeters DH Ronnie Dawson gets a hit as Round Rock Express catcher Jack Kruger watches during minor league game featuring the Sugar Land Skeeters and the Round Rock Express on July 03, 2021, at the Dell Diamond in Round Rock, TX.
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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 (40-29) won 10-8 (BOX SCORE)

The Skeeters jumped out to a big lead early putting up 7 runs in the 2nd on a Shaver 2 run single, Sierra 3 run HR, Jones RBI single and Dawson sac fly. Solomon started and went 4.1 innings allowing 6 runs. The Skeeters picked up 3 more in the 4th on a Dawson 2 run single and Sierra RBI single. McKee allowed 2 runs to make it 10-8 but then the bullpen settled down. James, Garza and Blanco all had scoreless outings to close it.

Note: James has a 1.69 ERA with 6 K in 5.1 innings in AAA.

AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (32-40) won 7-2 (BOX SCORE)

Brown started for the Hooks and pitched pretty well striking out 6 over 4.1 innings while allowing just 1 run. Adolph put the Hooks on the board in the 2nd inning with a 2 run HR. Costes added an RBI single in the 5th to go up 3-1. Tejada closed out the 5th inning getting the last two batters. The offense got another run in the 7th on a Salazar RBI single. In the 9th the offense added some insurance on a Costes 2 run single and Adolph sac fly. Record closed it out allowing 1 run over the final 4 innings.

Note: Brown has a 2.89 ERA with 27 K in 18.2 IP in July.

A+: Asheville Tourists (29-40)

Game 1 - won 9-8 (BOX SCORE)

This was completion of a game that started on Friday. Abreu put the Tourists on the board with a solo HR in the 3rd. In the 4th, they got 3 more runs on a Holderbach 2 run HR and an Arias solo HR. Freure took over when this game started and ended up going 5 innings allowing 3 runs with 9 strikeouts. He was relieved by Horrell who allowed 5 runs, all unearned. The Tourists went into the 8th down 8-4 and got one run on a Valdez solo HR. In the 9th, the Tourists rallied for 4 runs on a Whitcomb 2 run double and a walk-off 2 run single from Berryhill.

Note: Freure has 65 K in 47.1 innings this season.

Game 2 - lost 2-1 (BOX SCORE)

Melendez started game 2 and went 3.2 scoreless innings striking out 4. He was relieve by Moclair who allowed a run in his one inning of work. Whitcomb tied the game in the 6th with an RBI double. The Crawdads got a run off of Sprinkle in the 7th to go up 2-1 and the offense was unable to respond as they dropped game 2.

Note: Sprinkle has 53 K in 26 innings this season.

A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (32-40) won 2-0 (BOX SCORE)

Taveras started for the Woodpeckers and pitched really well tossing 5 scoreless innings with 5 strikeouts. The offense got on the board in the 6th on Brewer and Martinez RBI singles. Santos went the last 4 innings and didn’t allow a hit or run while striking out 4 and picking up the 2-0 win.

Note: Santos has a 3.86 ERA with 21 K in 21 innings this season.

Today’s starters according to

SL: Nivaldo Rodriguez (6.75 ERA) - 7:05 CT