Astros Minor League Recap: June 5th

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Astros Minor League Recap: June 5th, 2017

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

Houston Astros 2017 AL Champs

AAA: Fresno Grizzlies (26-32) lost 7-3 (BOX SCORE)

Fresno jumped out to a 2-0 lead early in this one with a 2 run double from Centeno in the first inning. Thornton got the start and was solid allowing 3 runs, 2 earned over 5 innings of work. Kemmer added an RBI single in the 5th inning to tie it up at 3. Unfortunately, the bullpen struggled giving up 4 runs and Sacramento was able to win it.

Note: Kemp is hitting .287 this season with 16 XBH


AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (28-28) OFF


A+: Buies Creek Astros (32-26) lost 1-0 (BOX SCORE)

Tough game for the Buies Creek offense last night. Adcock got the start and was great allowing just 1 run over 6 innings of work with 6 strikeouts. The offense managed just 2 hits, a double from Ayarza and a single from Hermelyn but neither would score. Sierra relieved Adcock and tossed 3 perfect innings with 3 strikeouts.

Note: Sierra has a 3.20 ERA with 27 K in 25.1 innings this season


A: Quad Cities River Bandits (28-27) OFF


Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:

FRE: Mike Hauschild (6.58 ERA)

CC: Kent Emanuel (5.13 ERA)

BC: Ryan Hartman (14.73 ERA)

QC: TBD

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