Another day of minor league baseball is in the books and you can see all the Astros affiliates results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Skeeters (54-41) OFF
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (44-54) lost 4-3 (BOX SCORE)
Freure started for the Hooks and allowed 4 runs in 1.2 innings. The Hooks would get 3 runs back in the 5th with a run scoring on an error and a McKenna 2 run single. The bullpen was great with Olczak, Horrell and Hernandez all tossing scoreless outings but the offense was unable to score again as the Hooks fell 4-3.
Note: Hernandez has a 1.75 ERA this season.
- Corey Julks, LF: 0-for-3, R, 2 BB
- Joe Perez, 3B: 2-for-4, BB
- Alex McKenna, CF: 1-for-4, 2 RBI, BB
- David Hensley, SS: 2-for-4, 2B
- Matthew Barefoot, RF: 1-for-4, R
- Yorbin Ceuta, 2B: 1-for-3, R, BB
- R.J. Freure, RHP: 1.2 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 5 BB, 2 K
- Jon Olczak, RHP: 3.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 5 K
- Michael Horrell, RHP: 2.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
- Nick Hernandez, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
A+: Asheville Tourists (41-52) lost 12-4 (BOX SCORE)
Lopez made his first start since July 14th and allowed 2 runs in 2 innings. Next in was Deason who allowed 5 runs in 3 innings. Berryhill got the first run for the Tourists on a solo HR in the first inning. In the 3rd, Abreu added a solo HR. The Tourists picked up a run in the 7th on an error and a run in the 8th on another Berryhill solo HR. The pen continued to struggled though as Holcomb allowed 5 runs as the Tourists fell 12-4.
Note: Berryhill has 15 HR and a 1.039 OPS this season.
- Shay Whitcomb, SS: 0-for-2, 2 BB, SB
- Luke Berryhill, C: 2-for-3, 2 R, 2 HR, 2 RBI
- Zach Daniels, LF: 1-for-4, 2B
- Deury Carrasco, 3B: 1-for-4, R
- Wilyer Abreu, RF: 2-for-3, R, HR, RBI
- Juan Pablo Lopez, LHP: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
- Cody Deason, RHP: 3.0 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
- Chandler Casey, RHP: 2.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
- Kevin Holcomb, RHP: 1.1 IP, 3 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
- Mark Moclair, RHP: 0.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (44-54) lost 5-4 (BOX SCORE)
The Woodpeckers jumped out to an early lead getting a run in the 2nd on a Stevens RBI double and getting solo HRs from Gonzalez and Sandle in the 3rd. Taveras started and pitched really well striking out 8 over 5 innings while allowing 1 run. The game went to the 9th with the Woodpeckers up 3-2 but the Wood Ducks were able to tie it. After the Woodpeckers got a run in the 10th on a Giron RBI single, the Wood Ducks tied it up again. In the 11th, the Wood Ducks walked it off for the 5-4 win.
Note: Taveras has 72 K in 60.2 innings this season.
- Cristian Gonzalez, 3B: 1-for-6, R, HR, RBI
- Joey Loperfido, DH: 3-for-5, 2 2B
- Michael Sandle, CF: 2-for-5, 2 R, HR, RBI
- Quincy Hamilton, LF: 2-for-5, R
- Adonis Giron, RF: 1-for-5, RBI
- Nathan Perry, C: 1-for-4, BB
- Chad Stevens, SS: 1-for-5, 2B, RBI
- Diosmerky Taveras, RHP: 5.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 8 K
- Kasey Ford, RHP: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
- Walker Brockhouse, RHP: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
- Jose Betances, RHP: 0.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
SL: TBD - 8:05 CT
CC: TBD - 7:10 CT
AV: Misael Tamarez (5.19 ERA) - 5:35 CT
FV: TBD - 6:00 CT