Another day of minor league action is in the books. See the results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (12-19) won 24-8 (BOX SCORE)
The Sugar Land offense came to play. They scored 4 runs in the first inning on a Madris solo HR and Leon 3 run HR. They got 8 more in the 3rd on a Matijevic 2 run HR, Leon solo HR, Kessinger solo HR, Machado RBI double, and RBI singles from McKenna, Lee and Matijevic. Dirden continued his hot hitting with a solo HR in the 4th. In the 5th, the offense put up 3 more on a Lee RBI double and Matijevic 2 run single. The offense added 4 more in the 6th on a Madris solo HR, Leon and Kessinger RBI singles and Dirden RBI double. Garcia got the start and went 4 innings allowing 4 runs. The offense continued to pour it on getting a 2 run HR from Kessinger. The bullpen allowed a few runs but was easily able to hold on for the win.
Note: Dirden has 15 RBI in 5 games in May.
- Bligh Madris, LF: 3-for-6, 3 R, 2B, HR, 2 RBI, BB
- Alex McKenna, DH: 3-for-4, 3 R, RBI
- Korey Lee, C: 6-for-7, 4 R, 2 2B, 2 RBI
- J.J. Matijevic, LF: 3-for-4, R, HR, 5 RBI
- Pedro Leon, 2B: 4-for-6, 4 R, 2B, 2 HR, 5 RBI
- Grae Kessinger, SS: 5-for-7, 3 R, 2 HR, 5 RBI
- Justin Dirden, CF: 4-for-7, 2 R, 2B, HR, 2 RBI
- Luke Berryhill, 1B: 0-for-5, R, 2 BB
- Dixon Machado, 3B: 1-for-5, R, 2B, RBI, BB
- Bryan Garcia, RHP: 4.0 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
- Jimmy Endersby, RHP: 3.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 2 K (WIN)
- Austin Davis, LHP: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 4 BB, 2 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (11-15) won 5-4 (BOX SCORE)
Chaidez started for the Hooks and allowed 2 runs over 1.2 innings. The offense responded with 3 runs in the 2nd inning on a Nieves sac fly and a Corona 2 run double. Schreiber added 2 more in the 4th inning on a 2 run double. Arrighetti pitched really well in relief allowing 1 run over 5 innings while striking out 5. McDonald allowed a run in the 9th but was able to hold on for the win.
Note: Corona has a .847 OPS in Double-A.
- Quincy Hamilton, RF: 0-for-3, R, 2 BB
- Kenedy Corona, CF: 3-for-5, R, 2 2B, 2 RBI, 2 SB
- Scott Schreiber, DH: 3-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI
- Colin Barber, LF: 2-for-4
- C.J. Stubbs, 1B: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Rolando Espinosa, 3B: 1-for-3, R, BB
- J.C. Correa, C: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Adrian Chaidez, RHP: 1.2 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
- Jose Betances, RHP: 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
- Spencer Arrighetti, RHP: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 5 K (WIN)
- Cole McDonald, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 0 K (SAVE)
A+: Asheville Tourists (9-16) lost 7-3 (BOX SCORE)
Guston started for the Tourists and pitched well going 5 innings allowing 1 run. The offense got on the board in the 4th on a Kato 2 run double and another run in the 5th on a Borden solo HR. Calderon struggled in relief allowing 6 runs and the offense was unable to get anything else going as the Tourists fell 7-3.
Note: Borden has a .935 OPS this season.
- Tim Borden, 2B: 1-for-2, R, HR, RBI
- Collin Price, C: 0-for-2, R, 2 BB
- Freudis Nova, SS: 1-for-4, R, 2B
- Kobe Kato, LF: 2-for-3, 2 2B, 2 RBI, 2 SB
- Ryan Gusto, RHP: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 6 K
- Carlos Calderon, RHP: 3.0 IP, 6 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
- Ronny Garcia, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (12-14) lost 5-0 (BOX SCORE)
Fleury started for the Woodpeckers and struggled allowing 4 runs over 1.2 innings. The bullpen was solid with Gillis tossing 2 scoreless and Santa allowing just 1 run over 3.2 innings. The offense managed to collect 8 hits but were unable to scratch a run across the board as they fell in this one 5-0.
Note: Cruz has a .832 OPS this season.
- Narbe Cruz, SS: 3-for-4
- John Garcia, LF: 1-for-3, 2 BB
- Ricardo Balogh, RF: 1-for-3, BB
- Leosdanis Molina, SS: 2-for-3, 2B
- Jose Fleury, RHP: 1.2 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 1 K
- Bryan Perez, RHP: 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
- Brett Gillis, RHP: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
- Alimber Santa, RHP: 3.2 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
- Manuel Urias, RHP: 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER,0 BB, 0 K
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