Astros Minor League Recap: May 8th

Astros Minor League Recap: May 8th, 2017

Another day of baseball in the books. See how the teams and prospects performed in their games last night.

AAA: Fresno Grizzlies (13-19) lost 12-5 (BOX SCORE)

Another rough loss for Fresno. Martes made his first start since April 22nd and it didn’t go well as he allowed 4 runs in 3.2 innings. Centeno got the Grizzlies on the board with an RBI single in the 2nd inning. Fresno would enter the 6th inning trailing 4-1 but rallied for 4 runs on a 3 run HR from Fisher to tie it and a Stassi HR to take a 5-4 lead. Unfortunately, the bullpen wasn’t very good allowing 4 runs in the 7th and 4 runs in the 8th as Fresno fell 12-5.

Note: Fisher is hitting .386 with 2 HR, 10 RBI over his last 10 games.

AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (15-16) lost 5-3 (BOX SCORE)

Another loss for Corpus. Armenteros got the start and was fantastic tossing 5 scoreless innings with 7 strikeouts. The Hooks got on the board with a run in the 3rd on a Ferguson RBI single. Hiraldo relieved Armenteros and gave up 2 runs in relief. In the bottom of the 7th, Woodward connected on a 2 run HR to take a 3-2 lead. Thome came in to pick up the save and ended up allowing 3 runs in the 9th inning. Corpus was unable to respond.

Note: Armenteros has a 1.61 ERA this season for Corpus.

A+: Buies Creek Astros (20-11) OFF

A: Quad Cities River Bandits (15-14) lost 2-0 (BOX SCORE)

Rough night for the Quad Cities offense. They only managed to get two hits and three walks over the entire game. Paredes got the start and was solid allowing 2 runs over 6 innings but the offense couldn’t mount any run support for him. Blanco tossed 2 scoreless innings in relief.

Note: Cesar is hitting .303 with 3 HR, 20 RBI this season.

Today’s starters according to

FRE: Casey Coleman (7.20 ERA)

CC:  Brock Dykxhoorn (8.20 ERA)

BC: Framber Valdez (2.18 ERA)

QC: Dustin Hunt (5.65 ERA)

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