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Astros Prospect Report: April 23rd

See how the prospects performed last night

Houston Astros v Colorado Rockies
DENVER, COLORADO - APRIL 21: Pitcher Peter Solomon #71 of the Houston Astros throws against the Colorado Rockies in the eighth inning at Coors Field on April 21, 2021 in Denver, Colorado.
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AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (7-10) won 4-2 (BOX SCORE)

Solomon started for the Space Cowboys and pitched well striking out 8 over 5 innings while allowing just 2 runs. The Space Cowboys got on the board in the 2nd inning on a 2 run infield single by De Goti. The game stayed tied at 2 until the 6th when Manea gave Sugar Land the lead with a 2 run single. The bullpen was great tossing 4 scoreless with James picking up the save.

Note: Solomon has 18 K in 13.1 innings this season.

AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (5-9) won 7-6 (BOX SCORE)

Season started for the Hooks and allowed 6 runs in 5 innings as Corpus Christ fell behind early. The offense first got on the board in the 4th when Salazar scored on a wild pitch. In the 5th, they got another run back on a Diaz RBI groundout. The offense picked up 3 more runs on a Kessinger bases loaded HBP, Abreu RBI groundout and Perez RBI single. The bullpen kept the game close with Ruppenthal striking out 5 over 3 scoreless innings. A Diaz RBI single in the 8th tied it at 6. The Hooks went into the 9th with a 6-6 tie but Arias walked it off with an RBI triple to win it.

Note: Diaz has 8 RBI in 13 games this season.

A+: Asheville Tourists (2-12) lost 4-2 (BOX SCORE)

Gaither started for the Tourists and tossed 3.1 scoreless innings. He was relieved by McDonald who allowed 4 runs over 1.2 innings. The offense tried to battle back getting a run in the 6th when Brewer scored on a wild pitch. Daniels added an RBI single in the 8th but the offense came up empty in the 9th as they fell 4-2.

Note: Sandle is hitting .326 this season.

A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (5-9) won 6-2 (BOX SCORE)

Gusto started for the Woodpeckers and pitched well tossing 4 scoreless innings. The Woodpeckers went into the 7th down 1-0 but got a 3 run HR from Palma to take the lead. Batista relieved Gusto and allowed 2 runs. Fayetteville got some insurance in the 9th scoring 3 runs on an Orr RBI single and Mascai 2 run HR. Betances closed it out striking out 6 over 2.2 scoreless innings.

Note: Betances has 16 K in 8.1 innings this season.

Today’s starters according to

SL: Brett Conine (8.31 ERA) - 3:35 CT

CC: Misael Tamarez (2.84 ERA) - 1:05 CT

AV: Alfredi Jimenez (9.64 ERA) - 12:05 CT

FV: TBD - 12:35 CT