Another day of minor league action is in the books. You can see all the Astros affiliates results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (11-16) won 2-1 (BOX SCORE)
The Space Cowboys offense got rolling in the 4th inning scoring 4 runs on a Leon solo HR, a run on a wild pitch, and a McKenna 2 run double. In the 5th, Matijevic added to the lead with a solo HR, his 5th of the season. Conine started for Sugar Land and was great striking out 7 over 6 innings while allowing 1 run. Sugar Land scored 4 runs in the 6th, all scoring on wild pitches. Dubin was great in relief striking out 6 over 2.2 scoreless innings and Hernandez closed it out retiring the last batter of the game for the 9-1 win.
Note: Leon is hitting .353 in 5 games in May.
- J.J. Matijevic, DH: 1-for-5, 2 R, HR, RBI
- Pedro Leon, RF: 2-for-4, 2 R, HR, RBI, BB
- Lewis Brinson, LF: 3-for-5, R
- Korey Lee, C: 3-for-5, R, 2B, SB
- Alex De Goti, SS: 0-for-4, R, BB
- Michael Papierski, 1B: 0-for-4, R, BB
- Alex McKenna, RF: 1-for-3, R, 2B, 2 RBI, BB, SB
- Scott Manea, C: 1-for-3, 2B, RBI
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- Brett Conine, RHP: 6.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 7 K (WIN)
- Shawn Dubin, RHP: 2.2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 K
- Nick Hernandez, RHP: 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (10-15) won 7-4 (BOX SCORE)
Tamarez started for the Hooks and was solid striking out 5 over 4 scoreless innings. The Hooks first got on the board in the 2nd on an Arias RBI groundout. In the 3rd, they scored 2 more runs on a Diaz RBI single and Berryhill sac fly. The Hooks got another in the 4th on an Adolph RBI groundout. Berryhill added a solo HR in the 5th to extend the lead. The Hooks picked up 2 more runs on a Kessinger RBI single and Valdez sac fly. Melendez allowed 4 runs in relief but Conn was able to close it out tossing 2.1 scoreless to seal it.
Note: Diaz is hitting .293 this season.
- Wilyer Abreu, CF: 0-for-3, R, 2 BB
- Enmanuel Valdez, LF: 0-for-3, RBI
- Yainer Diaz, C: 2-for-4, RBI
- Luke Berryhill, 1B: 1-for-3, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Shay Whitcomb, SS: 1-for-4, R, 2B
- Justin Dirden, RF: 2-for-4, 2 R, 2B
- Bryan Arias, 3B: 1-for-4, RBI
- Grae Kessinger, 2B: 2-for-3, R, RBI, BB
- Ross Adolph, DH: 0-for-2, R, RBI, 2 BB
- Misael Tamarez, RHP: 4.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 4 BB, 5 K
- Layne Henderson, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
- Jaime Melendez, RHP: 1.2 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 4 BB, 3 K
- Devin Conn, RHP: 2.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 0 K (WIN)
A+: Asheville Tourists (5-20) won 6-5 (BOX SCORE)
Sandle put the Tourists on the board first connecting on a grand slam in the 4th inning. Jaquez made his High-A debut and was great for the first four innings but ended up allowing 4 runs in the 4th before he was pulled. In the 6th the Tourists picked up 2 runs on a Correa RBI single and Carrasco RBI double. The Grasshoppers got a run in the bottom of the inning but rain forced the game to be called early as Asheville walked away with the 6-5 win.
Note: Sandle has homered in 4 straight games.
- Jordan Brewer, RF: 0-for-3, R, BBB
- Michael Sandle, CF: 1-for-4, R, HR, 4 RBI
- Will Wagner, 1B: 1-for-3, BB
- Colin Barber, DH: 1-for-3, BB
- Chad Stevens, SS: 2-for-2, 2 R, BB
- Nerio Rodriguez, C: 0-for-1, R, 2 BB
- Deury Carrasco, 2B: 1-for-3, 2B, RBI
- Ernesto Jaquez, RHP: 4.1 IP, 1 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 5 BB, 5 K
- Alfredi Jimenez, RHP: 1.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 K (WIN)
- Kyle Gruller, RHP: 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 2 K (SAVE)
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (9-16) lost 8-4 (BOX SCORE)
Ulloa started for the Woodpeckers but allowed 3 runs while retiring just 2 batters. The Woodpeckers got 2 runs back in the 2nd on a Loperfido RBI single and another run scoring on a double play. Hamilton scored on a wild pitch in the 3rd to tie it up at 3. The RiverDogs got 2 runs off Matthews and 3 runs off Gusto as they took the lead. Ramirez added a solo HR in the 9th inning but that was it from the offense as the Woodpeckers fell 8-4.
Note: Loperfido is hitting .293 this season.
- Logan Cerny, LF: 1-for-4, 2B
- Quincy Hamilton, CF: 2-for-3, 2 R, BB
- Cody Orr, 2B: 1-for-3, R, BB
- Joey Loperfido, 1B: 1-for-4, RBI
- Victor Mascai, DH: 1-for-2, 2 BB
- Yeuris Ramirez, 3B: 1-for-1, R, HR, RBI
- Miguel Ullola, RHP: 0.2 IP, 0 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 4 BB, 2 K
- Zack Matthews, RHP: 3.1 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 5 K
- Ryan Gusto, RHP: 4.0 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 6 K
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
SL: TBD - 6:05 CT
CC: TBD - 3:05 CT
AV: Chayce McDermott (5.00 ERA) - 5:30 CT
FV: TBD - 5:05 CT