Another day of minor league action is in the books. You can see all the Astros affiliates results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (12-18) lost 10-2 (BOX SCORE)
Brown started for the Space Cowboys but had a tough first inning allowing 2 runs and throwing 39 pitches. He was relieved by Olczak who tossed 2 scoreless innings. Julks put Sugar Land on the board with a solo HR in the 5th. The game unraveled in the 6th as Ivey and Rosscup allowed 8 runs. Julks would connect on another solo HR in the 9th but that was it for the offense as they fell 10-2.
Note: Matijevic has a 1.103 OPS this season.
- Alex McKenna, CF: 1-for-5, 2B
- J.J. Matijevic, LF: 1-for-2, 2B, 2 BB, SB
- Corey Julks, RF: 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 HR, 2 RBI
- Franklin Barreto, 3B: 1-for-3, BB
- Hunter Brown, RHP: 1.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
- Jon Olczak, RHP: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
- Tyler Ivey, RHP: 2.1 IP, 3 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
- Zac Rosscup, LHP: 0.2 IP, 1 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 0 K
- Seth Martinez, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
- Parker Mushinski, LHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
- Nick Hernandez, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (11-16) won 9-6 (BOX SCORE)
Endersby started for the Hooks and allowed 4 runs, 3 earned, over 5 innings of work. The Hooks got on the board in the 3rd scoring 4 runs on a Diaz RBI groundout and a Berryhill 3 run HR. In the 4th, Salazar added a solo HR. After falling behind 6-5, Kessinger tied it up with a solo HR in the 7th. In the 8th, they took a commanding lead scoring 3 runs on a Dirden RBI double, Salazar sac fly and Arias RBI single. Sprinkle closed it out with a scoreless 9th to get the save.
Note: Dirden is hitting .454 over the last 6 games.
- Grae Kessinger, SS: 1-for-4, 2 R, HR, RBI, BB
- Yainer Diaz, 1B: 0-for-4, R, RBI
- Luke Berryhill, DH: 1-for-2, 2 R, HR, 3 RBI, BB
- Shay Whitcomb, 2B: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Justin Dirden, RF: 1-for-2, R, 2B, RBI, BB
- Cesar Salazar, C: 1-for-3, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Bryan Arias, 3B: 2-for-4, R, RBI, SB
- Jimmy Endersby, RHP: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 3 K
- Angel Macuare, RHP: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 2 K (WIN)
- Jonathan Sprinkle, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 1 K (SAVE)
A+: Asheville Tourists (6-20) won 5-2 (BOX SCORE)
McDermott started for the Tourists and pitched really well allowing just 1 hit over 5 scoreless innings while striking out 6. The GrassHoppers got a run off of Chaidez in the 7th but the Tourists tied it up in the 8th on a Wagner RBI single. The game went to extra innings and Asheville scored 4 runs on a Sandle RBI double, RBI singles from Wagner and Correa, and a Lee RBI groundout. The GrassHoppers got one run back in the bottom of the 10th but the Tourists held on for the 5-2 win.
Note: McDermott has 33 K in 23 innings this season.
- Cristian Gonzalez, SS: 0-for-3, 2 R, 2 BB
- Michael Sandle, LF: 1-for-4, R, 2B, RBI, BB, SB
- Will Wagner, DH: 2-for-3, R, 2 RBI, 2 BB, SB
- Zach Daniels, RF: 1-for-5, R, 2B, SB
- J.C. Correa, C: 1-for-4, RBI, BB
- AJ Lee, 1B: 1-for-5, RBI, SB
- Chayce McDermott, RHP: 5.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 K
- Adrian Chaidez, RHP: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
- Danny Cody, RHP: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 K (WIN)
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (9-18) lost 6-0 (BOX SCORE)
Miley started for the Woodpeckers and tossed 4 scoreless innings with 8 strikeouts. Calderon relieved Miley and allowed 5 runs over 1.2 innings. The offense was quiet picking up just 2 hits during the game as they were shutout in the 6-0 loss.
Note: Miley has a 2.53 ERA with 31 K in 21.1 innings this season.
- Quincy Hamilton, RF: 1-for-2, 2 BB
- Kenedy Corona, CF: 1-for-4, 3B
- Deylen Miley, RHP: 4.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 8 K
- Carlos Calderon, RHP: 1.2 IP, 3 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 3 BB, 3 K
- Kasey Ford, RHP: 1.1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
- Jayson Schroeder, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
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