Another day of minor league action is in the books. You can see all the Astros affiliates results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (3-6) lost 4-2 (BOX SCORE)
Bielak started for the Space Cowboys and went 4 innings allowing 1 run while striking out 6. He was relieved by Olczak who tossed 2 scoreless innings in relief. The Space Cowboys got on the board in the 6th on back to back HRs from Matijevic and Lee to take a 2-1 lead. Martinez and Morgan had scoreless outings in relief as they turned it over to Hernandez for the 9th who allowed a solo HR as the Express tied it up. The game went to extras and the Express scored 2 run in the 10th to win it 4-2.
Note: Matijevic has 4 HR in 7 games this season.
- J.J. Matijevic, LF: 1-for-4, R, HR, RBI
- Korey Lee, C: 2-for-4, R, HR, RBI
- Alex De Goti, 3B: 2-for-4, 2B
- Brandon Bielak, RHP: 4.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 6 K
- Jon Olczak, RHP: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
- Seth Martinez, RHP: 1.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER,0 BB, 1 K
- Adam Morgan, LHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
- Nick Hernandez, RHP: 1.0 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
- Parker Mushinski, LHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (2-4) lost 3-1 (BOX SCORE)
Melendez started for the Hooks and was solid allowing 2 runs over 4 innings while striking out 7. Valdez put the Hooks on the board with a solo HR in the 5th to make it 2-1. Melendez was relieved by Conn who allowed an unearned run in one inning of work. Endersby pitched the next three innings without allowing a run but the offense was quiet as they lost 3-1.
Note: Valdez is hitting .381 with 2 HR this season.
- Grae Kessinger, 2B: 1-for-4, 2B
- Enmanuel Valdez, DH: 1-for-4, R, HR, RBI
- Luke Berryhill, 1B: 2-for-3, BB
- Jaime Melendez, RHP: 4.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 7 K
- Devin Conn, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
- Jimmy Endersby, RHP: 3.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 K
A+: Asheville Tourists (0-6) lost 9-6 (BOX SCORE)
Daniels got the scoring started for the Tourists with a solo HR in the first inning. In the 2nd, Rodriguez connected on a 2 run HR. McDermott got the start and struck out 7 over 4.1 innings while allowing 3 runs. Wagner gave the Tourists a lead in the 5th with a 3 run HR, his 2nd HR of the season. Chaidez relieved McDermott and allowed 3 runs in 2.2 innings. The Drive picked up 3 runs off of Cody as they took a 9-6 lead. The Tourists were unable to mount a comeback as they fell 9-6.
Note: Wagner has a HR in 2 straight games.
- Zach Daniels, LF: 1-for-5, R, HR, RBI
- Michael Sandle, CF: 1-for-4, R
- Will Wagner, 3B: 1-for-2, R, HR, 3 RBI, 2 BB
- Luis Santana, RF: 1-for-4, R
- Nerio Rodriguez, 1B: 1-for-4, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Deury Carrasco, 2B: 2-for-3, R, 2B, BB
- Chayce McDermott, RHP: 4.1 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 7 K
- Adrian Chaidez, RHP: 2.2 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
- Danny Cody, RHP: 1.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
- Cole McDonald, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (1-5) lost 9-4 (BOX SCORE)
Jaquez started for the Woodpeckers and had another good outing striking out 6 over 5 innings while allowing 2 runs, 1 earned. Salem extended the lead scoring 3 runs off of Calderon. The Woodpeckers got their first run on a double steal when Hallmark scored after Cerny stole second. Salem scored 4 more runs to take a commanding lead 9-1. The Woodpeckers picked up 3 in the 8th on a Ramirez RBI single and Cerny 2 run single but that was it as they lost 9-4.
Note: Cerny has a team high 10 RBI in 6 games.
- Logan Cerny, RF: 2-for-5, 2 RBI, SB
- Miguel Palma, C: 0-for-2, R, 2 BB
- Joey Loperfido, LF: 1-for-3, 2B, BB
- Freddy Guilamo, 1B: 0-for-1, R, 3 BB
- Victor Mascai, DH: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Jaxon Hallmark, CF: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Yeuris Ramirez, 2B: 1-for-3, RBI, BB
- Ernesto Jaquez, RHP: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 6 K
- Carlos Calderon, RHP: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 4 BB, 3 K
- Freylin Garcia, RHP: 2.0 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
SL: Peter Solomon (0.00 ERA) - 7:05 CT
CC: Tyler Brown (4.50 ERA) - 7:00 CT
AV: Spencer Arrighetti (3.38 ERA) - 5:35 CT
FV: TBD - 6:05 CT