Another day of minor league action is in the books. You can see all the Astros affiliates results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (37-45) lost 11-3 (BOX SCORE)
The Space Cowboys got on the board in the first inning with a Leon bases loaded walk. Conine started for Sugar Land and allowed 4 runs over 2.2 innings. The Space Cowboys got 2 more runs in the 3rd on a Valdez 2 run double. Unfortunately the bullpen struggled allowing 7 more runs as El Paso would go on to win 11-3.
Note: Valdez is hitting .293 with .945 OPS in Triple-A.
- Enmanuel Valdez, LF: 3-for-5, 2B, 2 RBI
- Corey Julks, 3B: 1-for-5, R
- Taylor Jones, 1B: 0-for-2, 2 BB
- Pedro Leon, 2B: 1-for-3, R, RBI, BB, 2 SB
- Marty Costes, DH: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Brett Conine, RHP: 2.2 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 4 BB, 3 K
- Devin Conn, RHP: 2.1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
- Joe Record, RHP: 1.0 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 0 K
- Layne Henderson, RHP: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
- Jon Olczak, RHP: 1.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (35-44) lost 6-3 (BOX SCORE)
The Hooks got on the board first scoring 2 runs in the 2nd inning on a Diaz sac fly and Brewer RBI single. Melendez started for the Hooks and allowed 2 runs over 5 innings while striking out 6. The Hooks took the lead in the 7th on an RBI single from Diaz. Midland rallied though scoring 4 runs in the 8th to take an 8-3 lead. The offense was unable to mount a comeback as the Hooks lost by that score.
Note: Melendez has 84 K in 61 innings this season.
- Wilyer Abreu, CF: 1-for-4, 2B, BB, SB
- Cesar Salazar, 1B: 2-for-3, R, 2B
- Will Wagner, 2B: 2-for-3, 2 R, 2B, BB
- Edwin Diaz, 3B: 1-for-2, 2 RBI, BB, SB
- Jordan Brewer, RF: 1-for-4, RBI
- Jaime Melendez, RHP: 5.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 6 K
- Matt Ruppenthal, RHP: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
- Derek West, RHP: 1.0 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
- Franny Cobos, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
A+: Asheville Tourists (31-46) lost 11-5 (BOX SCORE)
Correa put Asheville on the board in the first with an RBI double in the first inning. Arrighetti got the start for Asheville and allowed 6 runs, 5 earned over 4.1 innings with 8 strikeouts. In the 5th, Correa added an RBI single for the second run. The Braves added some insurance off the pen making it an 11-2 game. The Tourists got 3 back in the 8th on a Daniels 2 run HR and an Alvarez RBI single but that would be it as the Tourists fell 11-5.
Note: Hamilton has a .918 OPS in High-A.
- Quincy Hamilton, LF: 2-for-3, R, 2 BB
- Michael Sandle, RF: 1-for-5, R
- J.C. Correa, 2B: 2-for-5, 2B, 2 RBI
- Luis Santana, 3B: 1-for-3, 2B, 2 BB
- Colin Barber, DH: 0-for-5, R
- Zach Daniels, CF: 3-for-4, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Cristian Gonzalez, SS: 2-for-4, R
- C.J. Stubbs, 1B: 1-for-3, BB
- Jose Alvarez, C: 1-for-4, RBI
- Spencer Arrighetti, RHP: 4.1 IP, 7 H, 6 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 8 K
- Juan Pablo Lopez, LHP: 2.0 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 5 BB, 5 K
- Kyle Gruller, RHP: 1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (35-42) won 7-4 (BOX SCORE)
This game was a continuation of the suspended game from Thursday. Ullola started and went 3 scoreless innings before the suspension. Palma put the Woodpeckers on the board with a sac fly in the 3rd. Batista started in the 4th inning and went 5 innings allowing 4 runs, which all came in the 4th. In the bottom of the 7th, the offense rallied for 6 runs on a Hallmark RBI single, Palma RBI single, Whitaker 3 run triple and Rivas RBI single. Schroeder tossed a scoreless 9th to close it out.
Note: Cerny has 27 SB this season.
- Leosdany Molina, SS: 2-for-5, R, SB
- Logan Cerny, DH: 0-for-3, R, 2 BB, 2 SB
- Joey Loperfido, 1B: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Justin Williams, 3B: 3-for-4, R, 2B, RBI
- Miguel Palma, C: 1-for-2, R, 3 RBI, 2 BB
- Rainier Rivas, LF: 1-for-3, RBI
- Jaxon Hallmark, CF: 1-for-4, R
- Miguel Ullola, RHP: 3.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 5 K
- Edinson Batista, RHP: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 4 BB, 4 K (WIN)
- Jayson Schroeder, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 K (SAVE)
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
SL: Brandon Bielak (2.97 ERA) - 6:05 CT
CC: TBD - 7:05 CT
AV: Ernesto Jaquez (6.39 ERA) - 5:00 CT
FV: TBD - 4:05 CT