Astros Minor League Recap: April 21st, 2017
Another day of baseball in the books. See how the teams and prospects performed in their games last night.
AAA: Fresno Grizzlies (8-8) won 8-5 (BOX SCORE)
Late rally helps Fresno. Holmes got the start allowing 5 runs in 4 innings of work. The bullpen was great though tossing four scoreless innings. In the 6th inning, down 5-0, Reed hit a 3 run HR to make it 5-3. Fresno rallied in the 8th for 5 runs on a bases loaded walk to Tucker and a grand slam from Hernandez to take an 8-5 lead. Jankowski was able to close it out with a scoreless 9th inning.
Note: Hernandez has 4 HR, 14 RBI in 14 games this season.
- Tony Kemp, 2B: 2-for-4, 2 R
- Derek Fisher, DH: 1-for-4, R
- Colin Moran, 3B: 2-for-4, 2B
- A.J. Reed, 1B: 1-for-3, R, HR, 3 RBI, BB
- Tyler White, SS: 1-for-4, R
- Teoscar Hernandez, LF: 1-for-3, R, HR, 4 RBI, BB
- Brian Holmes, LHP: 4.0 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
- Aaron West, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 K
- Sean Stutzman, LHP: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
- Reymin Guduan, LHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K (WIN)
- Jordan Jankowski, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 K (SAVE)
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (10-4) won 8-3 (BOX SCORE)
Corpus started slow but is playing well now. Laureano got their scoring started with a 2 run single in the 3rd inning. James tossed the first five innings allowing just 3 runs. Armenteros pitched the last four innings and didn’t allow a run picking up four strikeouts. In the 5th inning they got 3 runs on a Singleton 2 run single and a run when Laureano stole home. They would add three more in the on a Singleton RBi single and a Davis 2 run HR, which was more than enough for the win.
Note: Davis has 4 HR, 10 RBI over his last 10 games.
- Drew Ferguson, RF: 2-for-4, 3 R, BB, 2 SB
- Ramon Laureano, CF: 1-for-4, R, 2 RBI, BB, SB
- Jon Singleton, 1B: 2-for-4, R, 3 RBI, BB, SB
- J.D. Davis, 3B: 2-for-5, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Alejandro Garcia, LF: 2-for-4, 2 2B
- Jamie Ritchie, C: 1-for-3, 2 BB, SB
- Joshua James, RHP: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 3 K (WIN)
- Rogelio Armenteros, RHP: 4.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 4 K (SAVE)
A+: Buies Creek Astros (12-4) won 9-4 (BOX SCORE)
Buies Creek is dominating the Carolina League. Quiala got the start and allowed 3 runs over 3.2 innings but the offense stole the show again. They got 6 runs in the first inning on a Straw RBI single, Tucker sac fly, Porter RBI single, and de Oleo 3 run HR. de Oleo hit a solo HR in the 3rd inning. In the 8th inning, de Oleo hit another HR, his 3rd of the game. They would add another run in the 9th on a Birk RBI single. Valdez allowed 1 run over his 3.2 innings of work in relief.
Note: Tucker is hitting .296 with 6 2B, 3 HR, 16 RBI, 6 SB in 15 games.
- Jason Martin, LF: 1-for-5, R, 2B
- Myles Straw, RF: 2-for-5, R, RBI
- Kyle Tucker, CF: 1-for-3, R, RBI, BB, 2 SB
- Dexture McCall, DH: 1-for-3, R, 2 BB
- Ryne Birk, 2B: 2-for-4, R, RBI, BB
- Anthony Hermelyn, C: 1-for-4, 2 R, 2B, RBI, 2 BB
- Pat Porter, 1B: 1-for-4, R, RBI
- Eduardo de Oleo, C: 3-for-4, 3 R, 3 HR, 5 RBI
- Yoanys Quiala, RHP: 3.2 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
- Sebastian Kessay, LHP: 1.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 2 K (WIN)
- Framber Valdez, LHP: 3.2 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
- Carlos Sierra, RHP: 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (9-6) won 3-1 (BOX SCORE)
Another win for Quad Cities. Adcock got the start and was great again going 4.2 innings allowing 1 run with 6 strikeouts. Johnson got Quad Cities on the board with a solo HR in the 2nd inning. In the 5th inning, Almonte added a 2 run HR. Sandoval relieved Adcock and tossed 4.1 scoreless innings to pick up the win for Quad Cities.
Note: Johnson has 3 HR, 11 RBI in 9 games this season.
- Alex DeGoti, 2B: 1-for-4, 2B
- Stephen Wrenn, CF: 0-for-3, BB, SB
- Ronnie Dawson, LF: 1-for-4, SB
- Spencer Johnson, 1B: 1-for-4, R, HR, RBI
- Daz Cameron, RF: 1-for-3
- Marcos Almonte, SS: 1-for-3, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Brett Adcock, LHP: 4.2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 6 K
- Edgardo Sandoval, RHP: 4.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
FRE: Francis Martes (0.00 ERA)
CC: Brock Dykxhoorn (4.00 ERA)
BC: Akeem Bostick (0.00 ERA)
QC: Enoli Paredes (3.00 ERA)
**Photo Credit: Tammy Tucker**