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Astros Prospect Report: May 18th

See how the prospects performed last night

Syndication: The Fayetteville Observer
Fayetteville’s Misael Tamarez winds up a pitch during a game against Down East at Segra Stadium on Friday, June 11, 2021.
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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 (15-23) lost 11-3 (BOX SCORE)

Bermudez started for the Space Cowboys and allowed 4 runs while retiring just 3 batters. He was relieved by Olczak who allowed 1 run over 2 innings. Conine was in next and allowed 3 runs over 3 innings. The Space Cowboys finally got on the board in the 6th on a De Goti RBI groundout. In the 8th, Brinson added a 2 run HR but that was it from the offense as they fell 11-3.

Note: Brinson has 5 HR in May.


AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (13-22) won 7-5 (BOX SCORE)

The Hooks got on the board in the 2nd inning on a Whitcomb solo HR and Berryhill RBI single. Tamarez was dominant through the first 5 innings allowing 1 unearned run and striking out 7. He walked two in the 6th and was pulled. Unfortunately, both runners came around to score as the Hooks went down 3-2. The Hooks tied it back up in the 7th on an Abreu solo HR. Conn tossed 1.2 scoreless innings in relief. The Hooks took the lead in the 8th on a bases loaded walk to Guerrero. The Hooks added some insurance in the 9th with a 3 run HR from Dirden. Record gave up a couple runs in the 9th but Sprinkle got the final two outs to seal it.

Note: Dirden is hitting .404 with 15 RBI in May.


A+: Asheville Tourists (12-22) won 7-4 (BOX SCORE)

Tokar started for the Tourists and allowed 3 runs over 5.1 innings while striking out 3. Asheville took the lead in the 5th scoring 4 runs on a Santana solo HR, Barber bases loaded walk, Rodriguez fly out and Daniels RBI single. In the 8th, Gonzalez added an insurance run with an RBI single. The Tourists got a couple more insurance runs in the 9th on a Stubbs run scoring single and Santana RBI single. Coats made his High-A debut and allowed 1 run over 2.1 innings.

Note: Barber is up to .265 this season.


A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (14-21) won 2-1 (BOX SCORE)

Swanson started for the Woodpeckers and went 4 innings allowing 1 run. The offense finally got on the board in the 7th on a Loperfido solo HR to tie it at 1. In the 8th, Hamilton gave the Woodpeckers the lead with an RBI double. Mejias tossed 4 scoreless in relief and Foggo closed it out with a scoreless 9th to pick up the save.

Note: Foggo has 9 K in 3 innings this season.


Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:

SL: TBD - 6:05 CT

CC: TBD - 6:35 CT

AV: Ernesto Jaquez (5.63 ERA) - 6:00 CT

FV: TBD - 6:00 CT