Another day of minor league baseball is in the books and you can see all the Astros affiliates results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Skeeters (58-42) won 5-1 (BOX SCORE)
Urqidu made a rehab start for the Skeeters and pitched really well allowing just 1 run in 5 innings of work. Matijevic put the Skeeters on the board with a 3 run HR in the 4th inning, his 22nd HR of the season. Sierra added 2 more runs in the 5th with a 2 run HR to make it 5-1. Donato struck out 4 over 1.2 scoreless in relief and then he was relieved by James who tossed 1.1 scoreless innings. Blanco closed it out with scoreless 9th inning.
Note: James has struck out 12 over his last 7.1 innings (no runs).
- C.J. Hinojosa, SS: 1-for-4, R, 2B
- Jose Siri, RF: 0-for-2, R, 2 BB
- J.J. Matijevic, LF: 2-for-4, R, 2B, HR, 3 RBI
- Alex De Goti, 2B: 2-for-4, R
- Miguelangel Sierra, 3B: 1-for-4, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Jose Urquidy, RHP: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 5 K (WIN)
- Chad Donato, RHP: 1.2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
- Josh James, RHP: 1.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
- Ronel Blanco, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (46-56) won 5-4 (BOX SCORE)
Ruppenthal started for the Hooks and tossed 4.1 scoreless innings. Schreiber put the Hooks on the board in the first inning with a sac fly. Perez gave the Hooks some insurance in the 6th with a 3 run HR, his 17th of the season. Schreiber also added an RBI single the 8th. Brown allowed 2 runs in relief and Horrell allowed 2 runs in the 9th but was able to hold on for the save.
Note: Perez is hitting .295 with 17 HR this season.
- Corey Julks, CF: 2-for-5, R, 2B, SB
- Joe Perez, 3B: 2-for-4, R, HR, 3 RBI, BB, SB
- Scott Schreiber, 1B: 1-for-4, 2 RBI
- Enmanuel Valdez, DH: 1-for-3, 2 BB
- Matthew Barefoot, LF: 1-for-4, BB
- Chandler Taylor, RF: 1-for-3, BB, SB
- Alex Holderbach, C: 1-for-3, R, BB
- Yorbin Ceuta, 2B: 1-for-4, R
- Matt Ruppenthal, RHP: 4.1 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 6 BB, 2 K
- Joe Record, RHP: 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K (WIN)
- Tyler Brown, RHP: 2.1 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 6 BB, 4 K
- Michael Horrell, RHP: 1.2 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 1 K (SAVE)
A+: Asheville Tourists (42-55) lost 19-11 (BOX SCORE)
Wild game in Asheville. Correa got the scoring started for the Tourists with a lead-off HR. They got another run in the 2nd on a Rodriguez RBI single. Cody got the start and went 4.1 innings allowing 3 runs. Abreu added an RBI double in the 4th and Whitcomb added an RBI single in the 5th. The bullpen really struggled though with Melendez allowed 5 runs and DeJuneas allowed 6 runs. The Tourists did rally for 6 runs in the 9th on a Correa RBI single, Whitcomb 3 run HR and Abreu 2 run HR but it wasn’t enough to overcome the deficit.
Note: Whitcomb is hitting .313 with .923 OPS in August.
- J.C. Correa, SS: 2-for-5, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI
- Shay Whitcomb, 3B: 3-for-5, R, HR, 4 RBI
- Luke Berryhill, C: 1-for-3, R
- Yainer Diaz, C: 2-for-2, R
- C.J. Stubbs, 1B: 1-for-4, R, 3B, BB
- Wilyer Abreu, CF: 2-for-5, R, 2B, HR, 3 RBI
- Luis Santana, 2B: 2-for-5, R, 2B
- Carlos Hurtado, DH: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Ramiro Rodriguez, RF: 2-for-4, R, 2B, RBI
- Luis Guerrero, LF: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Danny Cody, RHP: 4.1 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 5 K
- Kevin Holcomb, RHP: 0.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
- Jaime Melendez, RHP: 0.2 IP, 4 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
- Tommy DeJuneas, RHP: 1.1 IP, 7 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
- Derek West, RHP: 1.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
- Deury Carrasco, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 0 K
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (46-56) won 9-1 (BOX SCORE)
Garcia started for the Woodpeckers and pitched well striking out 4 over 4.1 scoreless innings. Sandle got the scoring started in the 3rd inning with a 3 run HR. Kato added an RBI single in the 4th. In the 6th the Woodpeckers picked up 3 more runs on a wild pitch and Sandle 2 run triple. The offense continued to add on getting RBI singles from Williams and Perry. Salgado and Hiraldo tossed 2 scoreless innings each in relief to close it out.
Note: Sandle has a .995 OPS in 20 games this season.
- Michael Sandle, LF: 3-for-5, R, 3B, HR, 5 RBI
- Jordan Brewer, CF: 0-for-3, R, 2 BB
- Quincy Hamilton, RF: 1-for-5, R, 2B
- Justin Williams, 1B: 1-for-4, RBI, BB
- Will Wagner, 3B: 0-for-4, R, BB
- Chad Stevens, SS: 1-for-3, 2 R, BB
- Nathan Perry, C: 1-for-2, R, RBI, 2 BB
- Kobe Kato, 2B: 2-for-3, 2 R, RBI, BB
- Elvis Garcia, RHP: 4.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
- Walker Brockhouse, RHP: 0.2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
- Bryant Salgado, RHP: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K (WIN)
- Carlos Hiraldo, RHP: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
SL: TBD - 7:35 CT