Another day of minor league action is in the books. You can see all the Astros affiliates results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (13-19) lost 10-5 (BOX SCORE)
Matijevic put the Space Cowboys on the board first with a 2 run HR, his 7th of the season. Dubin got the start but struggled allowing 5 runs over 2 innings. In the 3rd, Leon connected on a 2 run HR to left center, a 451 foot shot, to make it 5-4. After the Isotopes scored 2 more runs, Julks got one back with a solo HR in the 5th. The Isotopes scored another 3 runs extending their lead to 10-5. Paredes and James tossed scoreless innings in relief but the offense was unable to mount a comeback as they fell 10-5.
Note: Matijevic leads the Astros system in HRs with 7.
- Corey Julks, 3B: 1-for-4, R, HR, RBI
- David Hensley, SS: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Pedro Leon, RF: 2-for-4, R, HR, 2 RBI
- J.J. Matijevic, 1B: 1-for-4, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Michael Papierski, C: 1-for-3, BB
- Franklin Barreto, 2B: 1-for-3, R
- Shawn Dubin, RHP: 2.0 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 0 K
- Nick Hernandez, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
- Peter Solomon, RHP: 3.0 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 3 BB, 4 K
- Enoli Paredes, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
- Josh James, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (12-17) won 3-1 (BOX SCORE)
Melendez started for the Hooks and went 2 innings allowing 1 run. Berryhill put the Hooks on the board with an RBI double in the first inning. In the 2nd, Arias added an RBI double. Ruppenthal relieved Melendez and struck out 6 over 2.2 innings. Berryhill added some insurance with an RBI single in the 7th. Casey tossed 2.1 scoreless in relief and Record closed it out with 2 scoreless innings to get the save.
Note: Berryhill is now hitting .293 this season.
- Enmanuel Valdez, DH: 0-for-4, R, BB
- Yainer Diaz, 1B: 2-for-5, R, 2 2B
- Luke Berryhill, 1B: 2-for-3, 2B, 2 RBI, BB
- Cesar Salazar, 2B: 1-for-4, R, 2B
- Bryan Arias, 3B: 2-for-3, 2B, RBI, BB
- Ross Adolph, LF: 1-for-3, BB
- Jaime Melendez, RHP: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
- Matt Ruppenthal, RHP: 2.2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 6 K (WIN)
- Chandler Casey, RHP: 2.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
- Joe Record, RHP: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 K (SAVE)
A+: Asheville Tourists (8-20) won 4-3 (BOX SCORE)
Taveras started for the Tourists and struck out 8 over 4 innings. The offense got the scoring started in the 3rd on a Carrasco RBI triple and he later scored on a balk. In the 4th, Correa added a sac fly. Brown relieved Taveras and allowed 3 runs over 4 innings. With the game tied at 3 in the 7th, Rodriguez broke the tie connecting on a solo HR to make it 4-3. Betances picked up the save for the 4-3 win.
Note: Rodriguez has a .967 OPS this season.
- Will Wagner, 3B: 1-for-3, R, BB
- Jordan Brewer, RF: 1-for-2, 2 BB
- Zach Daniels, LF: 1-for-4, 2B
- J.C. Correa, C: 0-for-2, RBI
- Nerio Rodriguez, 1B: 1-for-2, 2 R, HR, RBI, BB
- Deury Carrasco, 2B: 1-for-3, R, 3B, RBI
- Diosmerky Taveras, RHP: 4.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 8 K
- Aaron Brown, RHP: 4.0 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 1 K (WIN)
- Jose Betances, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 2 K (SAVE)
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (10-19) won 2-0 (BOX SCORE)
Ullola started for the Woodpeckers and tossed 3 scoreless innings. The offense got on the board in the 3rd scoring two runs on an error and a Whitaker RBI single. Salgado relieved Ullola and was phenomenal striking out 5 over 6 scoreless innings as he closed out the 2-0 win.
Note: Santos 28 K in 22 innings this season.
- Tyler Whitaker, CF: 1-for-4, RBI
- Logan Cerny, DH: 1-for-3, 3B, BB, SB
- Yeuris Ramirez, 3B: 1-for-2, R, 2 SB
- Kenedy Corona, LF: 0-for-2, R, BB, SB
- Miguel Ullola, RHP: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
- Bryant Salgado, RHP: 6.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 5 K (WIN)
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
SL: Brett Conine (5.11 ERA) - 12:05 CT
CC: TBD - 7:00 CT
AV: Heitor Tokar (8.79 ERA) - 5:35 CT
FV: TBD - 6:05 CT