Astros Minor League Recap: June 19th, 2017
Another day of baseball in the books. See how the teams and prospects performed in their games last night.
AAA: Fresno Grizzlies (35-36) won 10-4 (BOX SCORE)
Fresno jumped on the board early in this one with a 2 run single from Moran and a Reed sac fly in the first inning. They would get 2 more runs in the 2nd on a White 2 run HR. Martinez got the start and was solid allowing 2 runs over 6 innings. In the 4th inning, Moran added a 3 run HR, his 15th HR of the season. Stassi added to the lead with a 2 run HR in the 5th. Holmes tossed the final 3 innings allowing 2 runs.
Note: Moran has 18 RBI in last 10 games and 52 RBI in 56 games this season.
- Tony Kemp, 2B: 4-for-5, 2 R, SB
- Tyler White, 3B: 2-for-5, 3 R, HR, 2 RBI
- Preston Tucker, LF: 2-for-4, 2 R, 2B, BB
- Colin Moran, LF: 2-for-4, R, HR, 5 RBI
- A.J. Reed, 1B: 0-for-2, RBI, BB
- Teoscar Hernandez, CF: 2-for-4, R
- Max Stassi, C: 1-for-4, R, HR, 2 RBI
- David Martinez, RHP: 6.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 3 K (WIN)
- Brian Holmes, LHP: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (34-36) won 3-2 (BOX SCORE)
Quiala made his AA debut last night and was great. He started the game with 5 scoreless innings before allowing a 2 run HR in the 6th inning. He finished allowing just those 2 runs in 6 innings with 8 strikeouts. Tucker got Corpus on the board in the first inning with a solo HR, his 3rd in AA and 12th overall. In the 3rd inning, Martin had an RBI single to make it 2-0. Martin would add a solo HR in the 5th, his 3rd in AA. Thompson and Thome both had scoreless outings in relief to close it.
Note: Quiala has 67 K in 64.1 innings this season.
- Jason Martin, LF: 2-for-4, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Ramon Laureano, CF: 1-for-4
- Kyle Tucker, RF: 1-for-4, R, HR, RBI
- Bryan Muniz, 1B: 1-for-3, 2B
- Yoanys Quiala, RHP: 6.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 8 K (WIN)
- Ryan Thompson, RHP: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
- Andrew Thome, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K (SAVE)
A+: Buies Creek Astros (37-33) OFF
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (37-31) OFF
A-: Tri-City ValleyCats (0-0) POSTPONED
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
FRE: Kyle Smith (8.31 ERA)
CC: Josh James (3.27 ERA)
**Photo Credit: Tammy Tucker**