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Astros Prospect Report: August 12th

See how the prospects performed last night.

New York Mets v Houston Astros minor leaguers
WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA - MARCH 18, 2023: Pedro León #9 of the Houston Astros bats during a minor league spring training game against the New York Mets at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches on March 18, 2023 in West Palm Beach, Florida.
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Another day of minor league action is in the book. See the results below.

AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (47-66) lost 18-11 (BOX SCORE)

Bielak started for Sugar Land but struggled allowing 11 runs over 2.1 innings. The offense got a Leon solo HR in the 2nd and another Leon HR in the 3rd to get them on the board. Sugar Land got 2 in the 4th on a Julks RBI double and Whitcomb RBI single. They got 2 more in the 5th on a Dirden 2 run HR. The offense got 4 more in the 7th on a Bannon solo HR and Leon 3 run HR. Unfortunately the pen struggled too as Sugar Land lost 18-11.

Note: Leon has 19 HR, .835 OPS this season.

AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (53-54) won 2-0 (BOX SCORE)

Macuare started for the Hooks and tossed 4 scoreless innings with 3 strikeouts. The offense got on the board in the 2nd inning scoring a run on an error and another on a Stevens solo HR. Chaidez tossed a scoreless 5th inning and Brown closed it out with 4 scoreless as the Hooks won 2-0.

Note: Brown has a 1.52 ERA over his last 12 outings.

A+: Asheville Tourists (42-59) POSTPONED

A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (46-61) won 15-3 (BOX SCORE)

The Woodpeckers got on the board in the first scoring 3 runs on walks to Ferreras and Loftin and a Lorenzo RBI single. They blew it open in the 4th scoring 7 runs on a Molina solo HR, Williams HBP, run scoring on a wild pitch and a Loftin grand slam. Guilfoil started and allowed 2 runs over 3.1 innings. The offense added 3 more in the 7th on a Loftin RBI single and Lorenzo 2 run single. Guillemette capped the scoring with a 2 run HR in the 8th. Fleury closed it out striking out 10 over 5 innings.

Note: Fleury has 110 K in 79 innings this season.

Today’s minor league starters:

SL: TBD - 7:05 CT

CC: Blair Henley - 5:05 CT

AV: Miguel Ullola - 12:05 CT

FV: Andrew Taylor - 5:35 CT