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Astros Prospect Report: July 2nd

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See how the prospects performed last night

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MARCH 10: Bryan De La Cruz of the Houston Astros in action against the Atlanta Braves during a Grapefruit League spring training game at CoolToday Park on March 10, 2020 in North Port, Florida.
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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 (27-22) lost 3-2 (BOX SCORE)

Velazquez started for the Skeeters and pitched well going 4 innings and allowing just 1 run. De La Cruz got the first run in on a sac fly in the first inning. In the 6th he gave the Skeeters the lead with a solo HR to go up 2-1. The bullpen pitched great most of the night with scoreless outings from Paredes, Martinez, and Abreu. Blanco came on to close it in the 9th and allowed a walk-off 2 run HR as the Skeeters lost 3-2.

Note: Meyers is hitting .341 with 1.032 OPS this season.


AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (24-28) lost 3-1 (BOX SCORE)

Mushinski started and went 3.2 innings allowing just 1 run and striking out 7. The offense struggled though getting no-hit through the first 6 innings. In the 7th they got on the board on a Gonzalez solo HR. Rosado pitched the finale 4.1 innings allowing 2 unearned runs, but the offense was unable to get anything else going.

Note: Gonzalez has a .974 OPS with 10 HR, 35 RBI this season.


A+: Asheville Tourists (23-28) won 7-4 (BOX SCORE)

The offense got off to a nice start getting an RBI single from Arias in the 2nd inning. In the 4th, they got a Nova RBI double. Barefoot added a 2 run HR in the 5th, his 11th of the season. Arias would add an RBI double in the 6th to go up 6-0. Lopez started and went 5.1 innings allowing just 1 run. He was relieved by Sprinkle who got roughed up allowing 3 runs in just 0.2 innings. Abreu connected on a 2 run HR in the 9th for some insurance. Horrell closed it out tossing 2.2 scoreless to finish it.

Note: Abreu is hitting .275 in 29 games this season.


A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (22-29) win 9-7 (BOX SCORE)

Taveras started for the Woodpeckers and allowed 3 runs over 3 innings. Rodriguez put Fayetteville on the board in the first with an RBI single. In the 3rd, they got 2 more runs on a Dirden 2 run HR. The Woodpeckers blew it open in the 5th scoring 6 runs on a Rodriguez RBI single, Mendoza bases loaded walk, Ramirez 2 run double, Brewer RBI single and a run scoring on a fielder’s choice. Robaina closed the game out tossing 5.2 innings and allowing 4 runs, 3 earned.

Note: Correa is tied for the lead in the Astros system with 15 doubles.


Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:

SL: J.P. France (3.52 ERA) - 6:05 CT

CC: Jonathan Bermudez (3.71 ERA) - 7:05 CT

AV: Matt Ruppenthal (6.87 ERA) - 6:00 CT

FV: TBD - 5:00 CT