Astros Minor League Recap: June 13th, 2018
Another day of minor league baseball in the books. See the results below.
AAA: Fresno Grizzlies (39-26) won 9-2 (BOX SCORE)
Dykxhoorn started for Fresno last night and was very good striking out 9 over 6.2 innings while allowing just 1 run. White got the Grizzlies on the board in the first with a 3 run HR, his 13th of the season. Fresno would put up a 6 spot in the 6th inning on a Tanielu 2 run single, a Tucker RBI double, and Reed 3 run HR. Reed has 6 HR over his last 7 games. Emanuel and Garza combined to close it out for Fresno.
Note: Dykxhoorn has a 2.28 ERA with 4 BB/26 K in 23.2 innings in AAA
- Kyle Tucker, RF: 3-for-5, 2 R, 2B, RBI
- Tyler White, 2B: 1-for-4, 2 R, HR, 3 RBI
- AJ Reed, 1B: 2-for-5, R, HR, 3 RBI
- Jack Mayfield, SS: 1-for-5, R
- Jon Kemmer, DH: 1-for-5, R, 2B
- Nick Tanielu, 3B: 3-for-4, R, 2 RBI
- Brock Dykxhoorn, RHP: 6.2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 9 K (WIN)
- Kent Emanuel, LHP: 1.1 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
- Ralph Garza, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (39-26) won 4-3 (BOX SCORE)
Whitley made his second start of the season and was good once again tossing 4 scoreless innings with 6 strikeouts. The Hooks got on the board in the 3rd when Straw scored on a wild pitch. They picked up 2 more runs in the 6th on a Cesar RBI double and Birk RBI single. Midland tied it with 3 in the bottom of the 6th. The Hooks retook the lead on a Ritchie RBI single in the 8th. Pinales closed it out with 2.1 scoreless innings.
Note: Wrenn is hitting .351 with 3 HR, 11 RBI over his last 10 games.
- Myles Straw, CF: 0-for-4, R, BB
- Taylor Jones, DH: 1-for-5, R, 2B
- Randy Cesar, 1B: 1-for-3, 2 R, 2B, RBI, BB
- Ryne Birk, 2B: 1-for-4, RBI
- Stephen Wrenn, RF: 2-for-2, 2 BB
- Jamie Ritchie, C: 1-for-3, RBI, BB
- Forrest Whitley, RHP: 4.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 6 K
- Kit Scheetz, LHP: 2.2 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
- Erasmo Pinales, LHP: 2.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K (WIN)
A+: Buies Creek Astros (36-29) won 2-1 (BOX SCORE)
Javier made his High-A debut last night and did not disappoint tossing 6 no hit innings while striking out 5. Buies Creek got their first run in the 3rd on a Duarte RBI groundout. They would score one more in the 6th on a Payano RBI single. Saldana relieved Javier and gave up a run in his 2 innings. McKee picked up the save with a clean 9th inning.
Note: Javier has 85 K in 55.1 innings while allowing just 28 hits this season.
- Osvaldo Duarte, CF: 1-for-4, 2B, RBI
- Abraham Toro, 3B: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Luis Payano, RF: 1-for-3, RBI, BB
- Kristian Trompiz, 2B: 1-for-3, 2B
- Carlos Canelon, C: 2-for-3, R, 2B
- Cristian Javier, RHP: 6.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 5 K (WIN)
- Abdiel Saldana, RHP: 2.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
- Colin McKee, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K (SAVE)
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (36-30) won 5-4 (BOX SCORE)
Rodriguez was the starter last night and he pitched well tossing 4.2 no-hit innings with 7 strikeouts. The River Bandits got on the board in the 2nd on a sac fly. Shaver added a solo HR in the 4th to make it 2-0. Mushinski came in the game in the 6th and allowed 4 runs over 3 innings, but Quad Cities would rally. In the bottom of the 8th the River Bandits put up 3 runs on a Bohanek 2 run triple and Shaver sac fly to take a 5-4 lead. Collado closed it out with a scoreless 9th.
Note: Meyers is hitting .351 with 4 SB over his last 10 games.
- Jake Meyers, CF: 2-for-4, R, SB
- Corey Julks, DH: 2-for-4, SB
- Bryan De La Cruz, RF: 1-for-4, 2 R
- Cody Bohanek, 2B: 2-for-3, R, 3B, 2 RBI, BB
- Colton Shaver, 1B: 1-for-2, R, HR, 3 RBI
- Leovanny Rodriguez, RHP: 4.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 7 K
- Brendan Feldmann, RHP: 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
- Parker Mushinski, LHP: 3.0 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 4 K (WIN)
- Willy Collado, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K (SAVE)
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
FRE: Cy Sneed (3.22 ERA)
CC: Ryan Hartman (3.63 ERA)
QC: Cesar Rosado (5.36 ERA)
**Photo Credit: Tammy Tucker**