Another day of minor league baseball is in the books and you can see all the Astros affiliates results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Skeeters (31-22) won 11-9 (BOX SCORE)
De La Cruz continued his hot hitting crushing a 2 run HR in the first for the Skeeters. De La Cruz then added an RBI single in the 3rd to go up 3-0. In the 5th inning, Sierra added a solo HR and Hinojosa had a 2 run HR to extend the Skeeters lead. Solomon started and went 4 innings allowing 2 runs. The Express made a comeback scoring 6 in the bottom of the 8th to take a 9-7 lead. The Skeeters rallied through scoring 4 runs in the 9th with a run scoring on a passed ball, a Hinojosa 2 run double, and a Siri sac fly. Scheetz closed it out with a scoreless 9th.
Note: De La Cruz is hitting .520 with 4 HR, 11 RBI in July.
- Jake Meyers, RF: 1-for-2, 4 R, 3 BB, 2 SB
- C.J. Hinojosa, 3B: 2-for-5, 3 R, 2B, HR, 4 RBI
- Bryan De La Cruz, CF: 3-for-4, R, 2B, HR, 3 RBI, BB
- Jose Siri, LF: 0-for-4, RBI
- Michael Papierski, C: 1-for-5, RBI
- Miguelangel Sierra, SS: 1-for-3, 2 R, HR, RBI
- Peter Solomon, RHP: 4.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 4 K
- Seth Martinez, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
- Michael Kelly, RHP: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
- Riley Ferrell, RHP: 0.1 IP, 1 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 0 K
- Ronel Blanco, RHP: 0.2 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 K (WIN)
- Kit Scheetz, LHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K (SAVE)
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (25-30) lost 7-5 (BOX SCORE)
Endersby started for the Hooks and went 4 innings allowing 5 runs with 5 strikeouts. The Hooks got one run in the first on a Hensley RBI double. In the 2nd, Leon connected on a 3 run HR, his 8th of the season. Tejada relieved Endersby and allowed 1 run in 2 innings of work. Lawson went 3 innings in relief and allowed 1 run. In the 8th, the Hooks picked up a run on a Manea RBI single to make it 7-5. In the 9th inning the Hooks put two on for Gonzalez but the rain started coming down and the game was called so the Hooks lost 7-5.
Note: Leon has a .786 OPS with 8 HR this season.
- Pedro Leon, SS: 2-for-5, R, HR, 3 RBI
- Norel Gonzalez, LF: 1-for-3, 2 R, 2B
- Korey Lee, C: 1-for-4
- David Hensley, 2B: 2-for-4, 2B, RBI, SB
- Scott Manea, C: 2-for-4, RBI
- Marty Costes, RF: 1-for-4, R
- Ross Adolph, CF: 1-for-3, R, BB
- Jimmy Endersby, RHP: 4.0 IP, 4 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 4 BB, 5 K
- Felipe Tejada, RHP: 2.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
- Brandon Lawson, RHP: 3.0 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
A+: Asheville Tourists (24-30) lost 7-5 (BOX SCORE)
Freure got the start and allowed 3 runs over 5 innings while striking out 8. The Tourists got on the board in the second inning scoring 2 runs on a Nova RBI single and Carrasco RBI groundout. In the 7th they scored 2 runs on Whitcomb and Abreu RBI singles. Moclair allowed 2 runs in the bottom of the 7th as the Grasshoppers retook the lead. Biermann tied the game in the 9th with a solo HR but Casey allowed a walk-off 2 run HR as the Tourists lost 7-5.
Note: Freure has 44 K in 32.1 innings this season.
- Wilyer Abreu, RF: 1-for-4, RBI, BB, SB
- Matthew Barefoot, CF: 0-for-3, BB, SB
- Enmanuel Valdez, DH: 0-for-3, R, BB
- C.J. Stubbs, C: 1-for-3, R, 3B, BB
- Freudis Nova, 2B: 1-for-4, RBI
- Deury Carrasco, SS: 1-for-4, R, 2B
- Shay Whitcomb, 3B: 1-for-4, R, RBI, SB
- Zach Biermann, LF: 2-for-4, R, HR, RBI
- R.J. Freure, RHP: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 8 K
- Mark Moclair, RHP: 3.0 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 2 K
- Chandler Casey, RHP: 0.0 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 0 K
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (22-32) lost 9-7 (BOX SCORE)
Barry started for the Woodpeckers and got roughed up allowed 5 runs in 3 innings. The offense got things going in the first though scoring 2 runs on a Correa RBI triple and Rodriguez sac fly. Garcia allowed 2 runs as the Wood Ducks took a 7-2 lead. The Woodpeckers responded though scoring 5 runs in 5th scoring 2 on an error and 3 on a Ramirez RBI triple. Plumlee went the last 4.1 innings allowing 2 runs. The offense was unable to respond as they lost this one 9-7.
Note: Brewer has a .730 OPS with 10 SB this season.
- Zach Daniels. LF: 1-for-5, R, 2 SB
- Jordan Brewer, CF: 2-for-3, 2 R, BB, 2 SB
- J.C. Correa, SS: 1-for-4, R, 3B, RBI, BB
- Nerio Rodriguez, DH: 1-for-4, R, RBI
- Justin Dirden, RF: 1-for-3, R, BB
- Nathan Perry, 1B: 1-for-4, 2B
- Luke Berryhill, C: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Yeuris Ramirez, 3B: 2-for-4, 3B, 3 RBI
- Shea Barry, RHP: 3.0 IP, 4 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 4 BB, 3 K
- Freylin Garcia, RHP: 1.2 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
- Peyton Plumlee, RHP: 4.1 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 5 K
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
SL: TBD - 7:05 CT
CC: Hunter Brown (5.06 ERA) - 6:35 CT
AV: Tyler Brown (7.75 ERA) - 11:00 AM CT
FV: TBD - 5:30 CT