Another day of minor league action is in the books. You can see all the Astros affiliates results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (37-48) lost 5-4 (BOX SCORE)
Endersby made his Triple-A debut last night allowing 4 runs over 5.1 innings. The first run for the Space Cowboys came on a Valdez solo HR in the 3rd. Sugar Land got 3 more in the 4th to tie it on a Leon 2 run double and Diaz sac fly. Hernandez tossed 2 innings in relief allowing 1 run as the Aces took a 5-4 lead. The offense was unable to mount a comeback as they fell by that score.
Note: Valdez has a .932 OPS in Triple-A.
- David Hensley, 3B: 1-for-4, 2B, BB
- Taylor Jones, 1B: 1-for-4, R, BB
- Lewis Brinson, RF: 1-for-4, R
- Enmanuel Valdez, 2B: 2-for-4, 2 R, HR, RBI
- Pedro Leon, CF: 1-for-3, 2B, 2 RBI
- Yainer Diaz, C: 2-for-3, RBI
- Marty Costes, LF: 1-for-3
- Jimmy Endersby, RHP: 5.1 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
- Devin Conn, RHP: 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
- Parker Mushinski, LHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
- Nick Hernandez, RHP: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (36-46) won 8-3 (BOX SCORE)
The Hooks got the scoring started in the 4th on an RBI single from Perez. Chaidez started and pitched really well striking out 9 over 5 scoreless innings. In the 7th, the Hooks opened up their lead scoring 7 runs on a Salazar RBI single, Kessinger bases loaded walk, a run scoring on a wild pitch, an Abreu 2 run single, a Dirden RBI triple and he would score on a wild pitch. Cobos allowed 3 runs in relief but Horrell was able to hold on to seal the win.
Note: Chaidez has 74 K in 66.1 innings this season.
- Joe Perez, 3B: 3-for-4, RBI, BB
- Wilyer Abreu, RF: 1-for-4, R, 2 RBI, BB
- Justin Dirden, LF: 2-for-5, 2B, 3B, RBI
- Luke Berryhill, DH: 1-for-3, R, 2 BB
- Alex McKenna, CF: 1-for-4, R, BB
- Will Wagner, 2B: 2-for-4, 2 R, 2B
- Cesar Salazar, C: 1-for-5, R, RBI
- Grae Kessinger, SS: 0-for-2, R, RBI, 2 BB
- Adrian Chaidez, RHP: 5.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 9 K (WIN)
- Franny Cobos, RHP: 3.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
- Michael Horrell, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
A+: Asheville Tourists (32-48) won 13-7 (BOX SCORE)
Correa put the Tourists on the board with an RBI single in the first inning. In the 2nd inning, the Tourists scored 3 runs on a Hamilton RBI single and Sandle 2 run double. They got another run in the 3rd on a Daniels solo HR. Gomez started for the Tourists and pitched really well striking out 7 over 6 innings while allowing 1 run. The offense blew it open in the 6th scoring 4 runs on a Hamilton RBI double, Sandle RBI triple and Correa 2 run HR. The offense put up 4 more in the 7th on 2 run HRs from Guerrero and Stubbs. Tokar allowed 6 runs in the 9th but the rain came and the game was called as the Tourists won 13-7.
Note: Hamilton has a .934 OPS in High-A.
- Quincy Hamilton, CF: 2-for-3, 2 R, 2B, 2 RBI, 2 BB, SB
- Michael Sandle, RF: 2-for-4, 2 R, 2B, 3B, 3 RBI
- J.C. Correa, 3B: 2-for-5, R, 2 RBI
- Zach Daniels, DH: 3-for-5, 2 R, HR, RBI
- Luis Guerrero, 2B: 1-for-5, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Kenedy Corona, LF: 0-for-4, R, BB
- C.J. Stubbs, C: 1-for-3, 3 R, HR, 2 RBI, BB
- Deury Carrasco, SS: 1-for-4, R
- Cesar Gomez, RHP: 6.0 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 7 K (WIN)
- Heitor Tokar, RHP: 2.1 IP, 7 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 2 BB, 4 K
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (36-44) won 5-2 (BOX SCORE)
Loperfido put the Woodpeckers on the board with a solo HR in the first inning. In the 3rd, they got another run on a Cerny RBI single. Swanson started for the Woodpeckers and allowed 2 runs over 5 innings. The game went into the 8th tied 2-2 but the Woodpeckers scored 3 runs on a Rivas solo HR and Cerny 2 run HR. Salgado closed it out with 4 scoreless innings as the Woodpeckers won 5-2.
Note: Loperfido is hitting .307 with .848 OPS this season.
- Logan Cerny, CF: 2-for-4, R, HR, 3 RBI
- Joey Loperfido, 2B: 2-for-4, R, 2B, HR, RBI
- Rainier Rivas, DH: 1-for-4, R, HR, RBI
- Cody Orr, LF: 0-for-1, 2 R, 2 BB, SB
- Nic Swanson, RHP: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 5 K
- Bryant Salgado, RHP: 4.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K (WIN)
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
SL: TBD - 11:05 AM CT
CC: Cody Deason (9.17 ERA) - 6:35 CT
AV: Chayce McDermott (5.66 ERA) - 5:35 CT
FV: TBD - 6:05 CT