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Astros Prospect Report: September 13th

See how the prospects performed last night.

MLB: Spring Training-Boston Red Sox at Houston Astros
Mar 1, 2023; West Palm Beach, Florida, USA; Houston Astros outfielder Jacob Melton rounds second base after hitting a home run against the Boston Red Sox during the sixth inning at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. Mandatory Credit: Rich Storry
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Another day of minor league action is in the book. See the results below.

AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (55-85) lost 11-5 (BOX SCORE)

Arrighetti started for Sugar Land and allowed 4 runs over 2 innings of work. He was relieved by Hansen who allowed 3 runs. The offense got on the board in the 5th inning on a grand slam from Hensley. Kouba went 2 in relief allowing 4 runs, all unearned, while striking out 4. The offense got one back in the 9th on a Whitcomb RBI single but that was it as Sugar Land fell 11-5.

Note: Kouba has 133 K in 124 innings this season.

AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (68-66) won 7-1 (BOX SCORE)

Blubaugh started for the Hooks and tossed 4 scoreless innings with 5 strikeouts. The offense got on the board in the 3rd on RBI singles from Daniels and Melton and another run scoring on a passed ball. The offense added 3 more in the 7th on a Daniels RBI groundout and Melton 2 run HR. Daniels added a solo HR in the 9th. The pen was great allowing just 1 run over 5 innings as they closed out the 7-1 win.

Note: Melton has a .943 OPS in Double-A.

A+: Asheville Tourists (51-76) SEASON OVER

A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (60-72) SEASON OVER

Today’s minor league starters:

SL: TBD - 8:45 CT

CC: TBD - 7:05 CT