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Astros Prospect Report: August 6th

See how the prospects performed last night.

Syndication: The Corpus Christi Caller Times
Hooks’ Kenedy Corona bats during a homestand against the Sod Poodles at Whataburger Field on Thursday, June 22, 2023.
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Another day of minor league action is in the book. See the results below.

AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (45-63) lost 7-5 (BOX SCORE)

Whitcomb got the scoring started with a 2 run double in the first inning. Bielak started for Sugar Land and allowed 2 runs, 1 earned over 4 innings with 8 strikeouts. The offense got on the board on a Leon RBI double in the 6th. They got another run on a passed ball in the 7th. Sugar Land took a 4-2 lead into the 9th but the pen allowed 2 runs as it went to extras. In the 10th, Tacoma scored 3 runs to take a 7-4 lead. Leon added an RBI single in the bottom of the inning but that was it as Sugar Land fell 7-5.

Note: Leon has a .799 OPS this season.

AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (52-50) won 14-8 (BOX SCORE)

Macuare got the start and went 5 innings allowing 7 runs, 5 earned. The Hooks got on the board scoring 8 runs in the 3rd on a Brewer walk, Wolforth 2 run single, Correa RBI single, Wagner walk, Corona 2 run double, and a wild pitch. They got 2 more in the 4th on a Correa sac fly and Aviles RBI single. The Hooks added more with a Correa RBI single in the 6th, two runs on an error in the 7th and a Corona solo HR in the 8th. Sprinkle and Brown closed it out as the Hooks won 14-8.

Note: Corona has 20 HR, 24 SB this season.

A+: Asheville Tourists (41-56) won 4-2 (BOX SCORE)

Asheville got the scoring started in the 3rd inning on a Cerny 2 run HR. DeVos started for the Tourists and went 4.1 scoreless innings with 5 strikeouts. Asheville added 2 more in the 7th on an Espinosa RBI double and Garcia RBI single. Bellozo closed it out allowing one run in 4 innings as he secured the 4-2 win.

Note: DeVos has 97 K in 77.2 innings this season.

A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (45-57) lost 4-3 (BOX SCORE)

Fleury started for the Woodpeckers and tossed 4 scoreless innings. The Woodpeckers got on the board in the 2nd inning on a Loftin RBI groundout. They got another run in the 5th on a Baez RBI single. Guilfoil took a 3-1 lead into the 9th but allowed 3 runs as the Mudcats took the lead. The Woodpeckers loaded the bases in the bottom of the inning but were unable to come through as they fell 4-3.

Note: Fleury has 100 K in 74 innings this season.

Today’s minor league starters: