Another day of minor league baseball is in the books and you can see all the Astros affiliates results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Skeeters (44-33) OFF
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (35-44) lost 3-2 (BOX SCORE)
Lawson started for the Hooks and went 7.2 innings allowing 3 runs. The Hooks rallied to get a run in the 5th on an Adolph RBI single and a run in the 6th on a wild pitch to make it 2-2. The Missions got their 3rd run in the 8th off of Lawson. Unfortunately, the Hooks went down in order in the 9th as they lost 3-2.
Note: Lawson has a 3.43 ERA this season.
- Korey Lee, C: 1-for-3, R, BB
- David Hensley, 2B: 2-for-4
- Cesar Salazar, 1B: 1-for-3, BB
- Grae Kessinger, SS: 1-for-4, R
- Ross Adolph, DH: 1-for-3, RBI
- Brandon Lawson, RHP: 7.2 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
- Jon Olczak, RHP: 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
A+: Asheville Tourists (33-44) won 8-7 (BOX SCORE)
Asheville jumped out to an early 2-0 lead with a 2 run single in the first inning. De Paula started and went 1.2 innings allowing 2 runs. He was relieved by Case who tossed 3.1 scoreless innings. The Tourists put up 5 runs in the 7th on a Valdez RBI double, Nova bases loaded walk, Daniels 2 run single, and a run scoring on a fielder’s choice. Gruller relieved Casey and allowed 5 runs as the Dash tied it up. In the bottom of the 8th, the Tourists took the lead on a Dirden solo HR. DeJuneas closed it out tossing a scoreless 1.1 innings to seal it.
Note: Dirden has 12 HR in 60 games this season.
- Shay Whitcomb, 3B: 2-for-4, 2 R, BB
- Freudis Nova, SS: 1-for-3, RBI, BB, SB
- Zach Daniels, CF: 2-for-4, R, 2 RBI, SB
- C.J. Stubbs, 1B: 1-for-4, SB
- J.C. Correa, DH: 1-for-4, 2 RBI
- Justin Dirden, RF: 2-for-3, 2 R, HR, RBI, BB
- Enmanuel Valdez, 2B: 1-for-4, R, 2B, RBI
- Alex Holderbach, C: 2-for-4, R
- Wilyer Abreu, CF: 0-for-3, R, RBI, BB
- Brayan De Paula, LHP: 1.1 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 3 K
- Chandler Casey, RHP: 3.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
- Kyle Gruller, RHP: 2.2 IP, 4 H, 5 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 2 K
- Tommy DeJuneas, RHP: 1.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K (WIN)
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (34-45) lost 4-1 (BOX SCORE)
Tamarez got the start for the Woodpeckers and was dominant striking out 11 over 5 scoreless innings. The game was scoreless until the 7th when Loperfido drove in the first run on a sac fly. Betances struggled in relief allowing 1 run in the 8th and 3 in the 9th as the Nationals took a 4-1 lead. The offense was unable to respond as they dropped this one, 4-1.
Note: Tamarez has 34 K over his last 18 innings.
- Michael Sandle, LF: 1-for-4, 2B
- Yainer Diaz, C: 2-for-4, SB
- Nathan Perry, 1B: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Joey Loperfido, RF: 0-for-0, RBI, 2 BB
- Misael Tamarez, RHP: 5.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 11 K
- Daniel Procopio, RHP: 1.0 IP, H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
- Jose Betances, RHP: 2.1 IP, 1 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 4 BB, 2 K
- Whit Drennan, LHP: 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 0 K
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
SL: TBD - 7:05 CT
CC: TBD - 7:05 CT
AV: Matt Ruppenthal (5.34 ERA) - 5:35 CT
FV: TBD - 5:30 CT