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Astros Prospect Report: April 17th

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NCAA BASEBALL: JUN 02 Div 1 Championship Chapel Hill Regional - Tennessee v Liberty
CHAPEL HILL, NC - JUNE 02: Liberty Flames 2b Will Wagner (17) gets in position during a pitch during the NCAA Baseball Chapel Hill Regional between the Tennessee Volunteers and the Liberty Flames at Boshamer Stadium in Chapel Hill, NC on June 2, 2019.
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Another day of minor league action is in the books. You can see all the Astros affiliates results below.

AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (3-9) lost 6-3 (BOX SCORE)

France started for the Space Cowboys and had another strong outing striking out 5 over 4 innings while allowing 1 run. Sugar Land got on the board in the third scoring 3 runs on a Matijevic RBI triple, Julks RBI double and De Goti RBI single. Conine relieved France and allowed 2 runs over 3 innings. The game went to the 9th tied 3-3 and the Express scored 3 runs to take a 6-3 lead. The offense went down in order in the 9th as Sugar Land lost 6-3.

Note: France has 14 K in 8.2 innings this season.

AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (3-6) OFF

A+: Asheville Tourists (1-8) lost 10-9 (BOX SCORE)

The offense started out hot scoring 4 runs in the first on a Brewer solo HR, Gonzalez sac fly, and Daniels 2 run HR. In the second, Brewer added another solo HR. Gaither got the start and went 3 innings allowing 1 unearned run. The Tourists added 4 more runs in the 4th on a Sandle RBI single and Wagner 3 run HR. Gaither was relieved by McDonald who allowed 4 runs over 2.2 innings. Tokar was up next and he allowed 5 runs, all unearned, as the Drive took the lead. West tossed a scoreless 9th inning but the offense was unable to get anything else going as they lost 10-9.

Note: Brewer is hitting .364 with a 1.390 OPS through 9 games this season.

A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (2-7) won 8-4 (BOX SCORE)

Gusto started for the Woodpeckers and went 5.1 innings allowing 3 runs. The offense got things going in the second inning getting 2 runs on a Loperfido 2 run HR. In the 3rd, they picked up 3 more runs on a Molina RBI single, Whitaker RBI double, and Hamilton RBI groundout. Whitaker added an RBI groundout in the 5th. Loperfido added another 2 run HR in the 8th to make it 8-4. Betances closed the game out striking out 6 over 2 scoreless innings to pick up the save.

Note: Betances has 10 K in 5.2 innings this season.

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