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Astros Prospect Report: August 19th

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MiLB: JUL 03 Sugar Land Skeeters at Round Rock Express
ROUND ROCK, TX - JULY 03: 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 (50-40) won 9-8 (BOX SCORE)

Bielak started for the Skeeters and allowed 2 runs over 3 innings. Dawson got the scoring started with a solo HR in the first inning. In the 2nd they got 2 more runs on Dawson and Hinojosa RBI singles. The offense added 4 runs in the 4th on Sierra and Dawson RBI singles and a Hinojosa 2 run double. Dawson then added a 2 run single in the 5th. The bullpen struggled but the Skeeters were able to hold on for the 9-8 win.

Note: Hinojosa has 29 2B this season.


AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (43-50) lost 8-5 (BOX SCORE)

The Hooks jumped out to an early lead scoring 4 runs in the first inning on a Julks 2 run HR and Valdez 2 run single. They got another run in the third on a Salazar RBI double. Freure got the start and went 4.1 innings allowing 5 runs, 4 earned. The game was tied at 5 going into the 9th but Tejada allowed 3 runs as the Missions took the lead and were able to hold on for the 8-5 win.

Note: Valdez has 74 RBI this season.


A+: Asheville Tourists (39-51) won 15-7 (BOX SCORE)

The offense got rolling early in this one scoring 3 runs in the 2nd on a Diaz 3 run HR. The blew it open in the 3rd scoring 9 runs on a Stubbs RBI double, Abreu 3 run double, Correa RBI single, Whitcomb RBI single and Dirden 3 run HR. Whitcomb would add a solo HR in the 5th. Robaina got the start and went 5 innings allowing 5 runs, 4 earned. The Tourists added 2 more runs in the 8th on a Carrasco RBI triple and run scoring on a wild pitch. Moclair closed it out hanging on for the 15-7 win.

Note: Dirden has a .952 OPS with 14 HR this season.


A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (40-51) SUSPENDED


Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:

SL: TBD - 7:05 CT

CC: Brett Daniels (6.43 ERA) - 7:05 CT

AV: Alfredi Jimenez (2.70 ERA) - 6:05 CT

FV: TBD - 5:30 CT