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Astros Prospect Report: May 17th

See how the prospects performed last night

Syndication: The Fayetteville Observer
Fayetteville’s Logan Cerny celebrates with his team after hitting a two-run homer in the third inning during Fayetteville’s home opener against Salem on Tuesday, April 12, 2022.

Another day of minor league action is in the books. You can see all the Astros affiliates results below.

AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (15-22) lost 5-2 (BOX SCORE)

Solomon got the start for Sugar Land but struggled allowing 5 runs, 3 earned, over 4 innings. The offense got on the board in the 3rd on a De Goti solo HR. In the 5th, Julks added a solo HR for the 2nd run. Dubin tossed 3 scoreless innings in relief and Rosscup and Hernandez had scoreless outings but the offense was unable to get anything else going as the Space Cowboys fell 5-2.

Note: Julks has 5 HR in May.

AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (12-22) lost 13-7 (BOX SCORE)

Melendez started for the Hooks and allowed 6 runs, 3 earned, over 2.2 innings. The offense got on the board in the 2nd on a Kessinger RBI double. In the 3rd, Valdez added a solo HR to right. West relieved Melendez and allowed 2 runs over 1.1 innings. The Hooks got 4 back in the 6th scoring a run on a wild pitch, a Valdez sac fly and a Dirden 2 run double to make it 8-6. The RoughRiders scored more though getting 5 more runs off the bullpen. Diaz added an RBI double in the 8th but that was it from the offense as they fell 13-7.

Note: Dirden is hitting .309 with 14 2B this season.

A+: Asheville Tourists (11-22) lost 9-1 (BOX SCORE)

Brown started for the Tourists and went 5 innings allowing 4 runs. They got on the board in the 2nd inning scoring one run on a wild pitch. The Dash ended up adding on another five runs and the offense was quiet as the Tourists fell in this one 9-1.

A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (13-21) won 10-6 (BOX SCORE)

The offense got off to a good start getting a solo HR from Cerny in the first. In the second, Corona added an RBI double. The offense scored 2 more runs in the 3rd on a Palma RBI double and Hallmark RBI single. Salgado started and allowed 4 runs over 3 innings. He was relieved by Ullola who struck out 6 in 2.2 innings allowing 2 runs. The Woodpeckers went into the 7th down 6-4 but Whitaker gave them the lead with a 3 run double. The offense got another in the 8th on a wild pitch and 2 more in the 9th on a Hallmark 2 run triple to take a 10-6 lead. Ford closed it out tossing 3.1 scoreless innings to seal it.

Note: Loperfido is hitting .302 this season.

Today’s starters according to

SL: TBD - 7:05 CT

CC: Misael Tamarez (2.91 ERA) - 6:35 CT

AV: Heitor Tokar (8.84 ERA) - 6:00 CT

FV: TBD - 10:00 AM CT