Another day of minor league baseball is in the books and you can see all the Astros affiliates results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Skeeters (59-43) OFF
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (47-56) won 5-2 (BOX SCORE)
Daniels started for the Hooks and allowed 2 runs over 5 innings. The Hooks rallied in the 5th scoring 5 runs on a Schreiber RBI single, Hensley RBI single, Valdez 2 run double and a run scoring on an error. Henderson tossed 2 scoreless in relief and then Tejada tossed 2 scoreless innings to close it out as the Hooks won 5-2.
Note: Hensley is hitting .284 with 21 2B this season.
- Corey Julks, RF: 1-for-5, R
- Scott Schreiber, 1B: 2-for-5, R, RBI
- David Hensley, SS: 3-for-4, R, 2 2B, RBI, BB
- Enmanuel Valdez, 2B: 1-for-5, R, 2B, 2 RBI
- Alex Holderbach, C: 2-for-4
- Bryan Arias, DH: 2-for-2, R, 2 BB, SB
- Brett Daniels, RHP: 5.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 4 BB, 5 K (WIN)
- Layne Henderson, RHP: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
- Felipe Tejada, RHP: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K (SAVE)
A+: Asheville Tourists (45-55) won 4-0 (BOX SCORE)
Dirden got the scoring started for the Tourists with an RBI single in the first inning. The offense got another run in the 3rd on a wild pitch. In the 4th, Santana connected on a 2 run HR to make it 4-0. Gomez made his High-A debut and tossed 6 scoreless innings with 4 strikeouts. Moclair closed it out tossing 3 scoreless innings to pick up the save.
Note: Whitcomb is hitting .295 with 18 2B in High-A.
- Shay Whitcomb, 3B: 3-for-4, 2 R, 2 2B
- Justin Dirden, RF: 1-for-3, RBI, BB
- Wilyer Abreu, CF: 2-for-4, R
- Luis Santana, 2B: 2-for-4, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Ramiro Rodriguez, LF: 1-for-2, 2B
- Cesar Gomez, RHP: 6.0 IP, 7 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K (WIN)
- Mark Moclair, RHP: 4.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 4 K (SAVE)
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (47-57) lost 6-5 (BOX SCORE)
The Woodpeckers jumped out to an early lead scoring 3 runs in the first on RBI singles from Brewer, Wagner and Rodriguez. In the 3rd, Rodriguez added 2 more runs with a 2 run double. Kouba made his Fayetteville debut and tossed 2.1 scoreless to start it. He was relieved by Betances who allowed 4 runs in 2.2 innings. Next up was for who allowed 1 unearned run in 3 innings. The game would go to extras and the GreenJackets were able to take the lead in the 10th but the Woodpeckers were unable to respond as they fell 6-5.
Note: Sandle is hitting .310 this season.
- Michael Sandle, RF: 2-for-5, R, SB
- Jordan Brewer, CF: 2-for-5, R, RBI
- Justin Williams, 3B: 0-for-4, R, BB
- Will Wagner, 2B: 2-for-4, 2 R, RBI, SB
- Nerio Rodriguez, DH: 2-for-4, 2B, 3 RBI
- Rhett Kouba, RHP: 2.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
- Jose Betances, RHP: 2.2 IP, 2 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 5 K
- Kasey Ford, RHP: 3.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 K
- Walker Brockhouse, RHP: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
SL: TBD - 6:05 CT
CC: TBD - 7:05 CT
AV: Misael Tamarez (2.87 ERA) - 6:05 CT
FV: TBD - 5:30 CT