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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.
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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 (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 MiLB.com:

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