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Astros Prospect Report: May 4th

See how the prospects performed last night.

MLB: Spring Training-St. Louis Cardinals at Houston Astros
Mar 14, 2023; West Palm Beach, Florida, USA; Houston Astros right fielder Justin Dirden (84) walks in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. Mandatory Credit: Jim Rassol
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Another day of minor league action is in the books. See the results below.

AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (10-19) won 16-13 (BOX SCORE)

Sugar Land got on the board in the first inning solo HRs from Madris and Matijevic and an RBI double from Dirden. They got 2 more in the 2nd on a Berryhill RBI double and Madris RBI single. Macuare got the start and allowed 6 runs, 4 earned over 4.1 innings. The offense got 3 more in the 4th on a Kessinger 2 run double and Dirden RBI double. In the 6th, Sandle extended the lead with a 2 run HR. The offense got more insurance in the 7th scoring 5 runs on a Dirden grand slam and Madris RBI single. The pen allowed some runs but Record was able to record the last two outs and seal the 16-13 win.

Note: Matijevic has 5 HR and a .949 OPS in Triple-A.

AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (9-14) won 6-1 (BOX SCORE)

Whitcomb got the scoring started in the first inning with a 2 run HR. Gordon got the start and pitched well allowing 1 hit and 1 run over 6 innings while striking out 6. The offense extended the lead in the 6th with solo HRs from Hamilton and Whitcomb. They got 2 more in the 7th on a Hamilton 2 run double. The bullpen closed it out with 3 scoreless innings to seal who win.

Note: Whitcomb has 8 HR, 23 RBI in 22 games this season.

A+: Asheville Tourists (9-13) won 7-5 (BOX SCORE)

Asheville got on the board first scoring 2 runs in the first inning on a Dezenzo RBI double and Palma run scoring groundout. In the second inning, Gilbert added a 3 run HR to extend the lead. The offense added 2 more in the 3rd with a run scoring on an error and a Sacco solo HR. Ullola started and went 4 innings allowing 5 runs. Santos closed it out tossing 4 scoreless innings with 5 strikeouts to seal the 7-5 win.

Note: Gilbert is hitting .351 with 6 HR this season.

A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (10-13) won 7-0 (BOX SCORE)

DeVos started for the Woodpeckers and tossed 5 no-hit innings with 5 strikeouts. The offense got on the board in the 2nd on a Garcia sac fly. They got a run in the 5th on a passed ball and 2 runs in the 7th on a Whitaker sac fly and Cole RBI single. The offense added some insurance runs in the 9th on a Cole RBI double and a Balogh 2 run single. Dombroski closed it out allowing just 1 hit over 4 scoreless innings with 7 strikeouts.

Note: Dombroski has 33 K in 21 innings this season.

Today’s minor league starters:

SL: Forrest Whitley - 8:05 CT

CC: TBD - 7:05 CT

AV: Edinson Batista - 5:35 CT

FV: Joey Mancini - 6:05 CT