Another day of minor league action is in the book. See the results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (30-35) lost 9-5 (BOX SCORE)
Sugar Land got on the board in the 2nd inning on a Perez RBI single and McKenna 2 run HR. They got 2 more runs in the 5th on a Madris 2 run HR. Solis got the start and allowed 2 runs over 2.1 innings. The bullpen struggled late allowing 6 runs in the 8th and 9th innings as the River Cats took a 9-5 lead. The offense was unable to comeback as they dropped this one.
Note: Whicomb is hitting .333 in Triple-A.
- J.J. Matijevic, 1B: 1-for-4, BB
- David Hensley, SS: 1-for-4, BB
- Quincy Hamilton, LF: 0-for-3, R, 2 BBB
- Bligh Madris, RF: 1-for-4, R, HR, 2 RBI, BB
- Shay Whitcomb, 3B: 2-for-5, R, SB
- Joe Perez, 2B: 1-for-3, R, RBI, BB
- Alex McKenna, DH: 1-for-4, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Jairo Solis, RHP: 2.1 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 4 K
- Jimmy Endersby, RHP: 1.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
- Austin Hansen, RHP: 4.0 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 6 K
- Blake Taylor, LHP: 1.0 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 0 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (29-30) won 12-5 (BOX SCORE)
The Hooks got on the board in the first inning scoring 3 runs on a Loperfido 2 run HR and Brewer RBI single. In the 2nd, Wolforth added a solo HR, his first of the year. The Hooks got 3 more in the 3rd on an Aviles RBI single and Correa 2 run HR. Kouba got the start and pitched well striking out 9 over 4.2 innings while allowing 2 earned runs. Daniels extended the Hooks lead with a 3 run HR in the 6th. In the 8th, Brewer added an RBI double. The pen allowed a couple of run but Gaither tossed a scoreless 9th inning to close it out.
Note: Kouba has 69 K in 54.1 innings this season.
- Drew Gilbert, DH: 0-for-1, 3 R, 2 BB
- Joey Loperfido, CF: 3-for-4, 3 R, HR, 2 RBI, SB
- Zach Daniels, LF: 2-for-4, 2 R, 3B, HR, 3 RBI, BB
- Jordan Brewer, RF: 2-for-5, R, 2B, 3 RBI
- Luis Aviles, SS: 1-for-4, R, RBI, BB
- J.C. Correa, 2B: 1-for-5, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Garrett Wolforth, C: 1-for-4, R, HR, RBI, BB
- Rhett Kouba, RHP: 4.2 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 9 K
- Cole McDonald, RHP: 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K (WIN)
- Derek West, RHP: 1.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
- Cesar Gomez, RHP: 2.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
- Ray Gaither, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
A+: Asheville Tourists (24-31) lost 6-4 (BOX SCORE)
Asheville got off to a good start scoring a run in the 2nd on a Price solo HR, a run in the 3rd on an Espinosa solo HR, a run in the 4th on a Nova RBI single and a run in the 5th on a Clifford RBI double. Knorr got the start and pitched well allowing 2 runs over 6 innings of work. Cobos allowed 4 runs in the 7th as the Dash took the lead. The offense was unable to mount a comeback as they fell 6-4.
Note: Knorr has a 3.26 ERA with 69 K in 49.2 innings this season.
- Tim Borden, 3B: 2-for-4, R
- Ryan Clifford, RF: 1-for-3, 2B, RBI, BB
- Michael Sandle, RF: 1-for-4, SB
- Collin Price, C: 2-for-4, 2 R, 2B, HR, RBI
- Freudis Nova, SS: 1-for-4, RBI
- Rolando Espinosa, 2B: 1-for-4, R, HR, RBI
- Michael Knorr, RHP: 6.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
- Franny Cobos, RHP: 1.0 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
- Walker Brockhouse, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (26-33) won 7-2 (BOX SCORE)
Fayetteville got on the board in the first inning on a Cruz RBI single. They got another in the 2nd on a Machandy solo HR. Chirinos started for the Woodpeckers and tossed 3 scoreless innings with 6 strikeouts. The Fireflies tied the game but the Woodpeckers responded with a 2 run triple from Cole in the 6th. They got 3 more in the 7th on RBI singles from Lorenzo and Machandy and a bases loaded walk to Cole. Swanson closed it out allowing 2 unearned runs over 6 innings while striking out 10.
Note: Swanson has a 2.36 ERA this season.
- Zach Cole, CF: 2-for-3, R, 2 3B, 3 RBI, 2 BB
- Narbe Cruz, DH: 3-for-5, R, RBI
- Ricardo Balogh, 1B: 1-for-4, R, BB
- Dauri Lorenzo, 2B: 2-for-4, R, RBI, BB
- John Garcia, C: 2-for-5
- Leosdanis Molina, SS: 1-for-4, R
- Roilan Machandy, LF: 3-for-3, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI, BB, SB
- Amilcar Chirinos, RHP: 3.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 6 K
- Nic Swanson, RHP: 6.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 10 K (WIN)
Today’s minor league starters:
SL: Kyle McGowin - 7:05 CT
CC: Aaron Brown - 6:35 CT
AV: Ryan Gusto - 6:00 CT
FV: Trey Dombroski - 6:05 CT