Another day of minor league action is in the book. See the results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (47-65) lost 9-8 (BOX SCORE)
Solis started for Sugar Land and allowed 7 runs over 3.2 innings. The offense got on the board in the 2nd inning on a Whitcomb 2 run HR. Madris added a solo HR in the 3rd inning. The Space Cowboys got a run on a Costes solo HR in the 6th and 2 runs on bases loaded walks in the 7th. The game went to the 9th with Sugar Land down 7-6 but they got 2 runs on a Costes 2 run double to take the lead. Unfortunately, El Paso walked it off in the 9th with a 2 run HR as Sugar Land fell 9-8.
Note: Whitcomb has 28 HR, 78 RBI this season.
- Rylan Bannon, 3B: 0-for-4, R, BB
- Corey Julks, CF: 1-for-5, 2 R
- J.J. Matijevic, 1B: 1-for-4, R, BB
- Bligh Madris, RF: 1-for-2, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI, 2 BB
- Shay Whitcomb, 3B: 2-for-3, R, HR, 3 RBI, 2 BB, SB
- Marty Costes, DH: 2-for-5, R, 2B, HR, 3 RBI
- Justin Dirden, LF: 1-for-4, BB
- Jairo Solis, RHP: 3.2 IP, 9 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 4 BB, 1 K
- Joel Kuhnel, RHP: 1.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
- Misael Tamarez, RHP: 3.2 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (52-54) lost 2-1 (BOX SCORE)
Robaina started for the Hooks and pitched well tossing 5 scoreless innings with 7 strikeouts. Sprinkle pitched in relief as the RoughRiders got on the board with 2 runs. The offense got one back on an Aviles solo HR in the 9th but that was it as the Hooks fell 2-1.
Note: Robaina has a 3.52 ERA in Double-A.
- Joey Loperfido, CF: 1-for-3, BB
- Zach Daniels, RF: 4-for-4, 2 2B
- Luis Aviles, SS: 1-for-3, R, HR, RBI, BB
- Julio Robaina, LHP: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 7 K
- Jonathan Sprinkle, RHP: 1.1 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 0 K
- Logan VanWey, RHP: 1.2 IP, 0 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
- Ray Gaither, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
A+: Asheville Tourists (42-59) lost 7-3 (BOX SCORE)
Asheville got on the board in the first scoring 2 runs on a RBI singles from Cerny and Borden. Miley started for Asheville and allowed 4 runs over 3.2 innings. Cerny got a run back in the 5th on an RBI single. Rodriguez pitched well in relief striking out 7 over 5 innings while allowing 3 unearned runs but the offense was unable to get anything else going as they fell 7-3.
Note: Cerny is hitting .348 in July.
- Zach Cole, CF: 1-for-5, R, 2B
- Logan Cerny, RF: 2-for-3, R, 2 RBI
- Tim Borden, 3B: 2-for-4, RBI
- Kobe Kato, 2B: 1-for-3, BB
- John Garcia, C: 2-for-4, R, 2B
- Deylen Miley, RHP: 3.2 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 5 K
- Brayan De Paula, LHP: 0.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
- Luis Rodriguez, LHP: 5.0 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 7 K
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (45-61) lost 7-4 (BOX SCORE)
Nodal got the start and allowed 5 runs over 3 innings of work. The offense battled back scoring 4 runs in the 5th on a Gaston 2 run single, Matthews RBI double and Johnson RBI groundout. Ford and Temple had scoreless outings in relief and Guedez allowed 2 runs as the Pelicans took the 7-4 lead. The offense was quiet the rest of the way as the Woodpeckers lost 7-4.
Note: Johnson has 10 RBI in 12 games for Fayetteville.
- Brice Matthews, DH: 2-for-5, 2B, RBI
- Luis Baez, RF: 1-for-2, BB
- Ryan Johnson, SS: 0-for-4, RBI
- Jeron Williams, 2B: 2-for-3, R, BB, SB
- Ricardo Balogh, 1B: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Sandro Gaston, C: 1-for-4, R, 2 RBI
- Jose Nodal, LHP: 3.0 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 3 BB, 0 K
- Kasey Ford, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
- Jose Guedez, RHP: 3.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 7 K
- Austin Temple, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
Today’s minor league starters:
SL: Brandon Bielak - 7:35 CT
CC: TBD- 7:05 CT
AV: Valente Bellozo - 5:05 CT
FV: TBD - 5:35 CT