Astros Minor League Recap: June 6th, 2018
Another day of minor league baseball in the books. See the results below.
AAA: Fresno Grizzlies (35-24) lost 6-1 (BOX SCORE)
Dykxhoorn started for Fresno last night and was phenomenal going 7 innings allowing just 3 hits and 1 run with 6 strikeouts. The offense didn’t do much though just getting a solo HR from Reed in the 2nd inning. The bullpen allowed 5 runs over the final two innings as the Grizzlies lost 6-1.
Note: Stubbs is hitting .375 this season with 10 BB/13 K in 28 games.
- Brock Dykxhoorn, RHP: 7.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 6 K
- James Hoyt, RHP: 1.0 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
- Jacob Dorris, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (35-23) won 4-2 (BOX SCORE)
Bostick made his first appearance since May 7th and tossed 3 scoreless innings with 4 strikeouts. The Hooks first got on the board in the 4th on a Birk RBI double. Scheetz relieved Bostick and had 2 scoreless innings for himself. Perez came into the game in the 6th inning and allowed 2 run HR as Frisco took a temporary lead. The Hooks went into the 8th down 2-1 but took the lead on a 2 out, 3 run HR from Wrenn. Nunn tossed 2 scoreless innings to close it out.
Note: Cesar is on a 28 game hitting streak in which he is hitting .391 with 7 HR, 25 RBI.
- Taylor Jones, 1B: 1-for-3, R
- Randy Cesar, 3B: 1-for-4, R, 2B
- Jamie Ritchie, C: 1-for-4, R
- Ryne Birk, 2B: 2-for-4, RBI
- Stephen Wrenn, DH: 2-for-4, R, HR, 3 RBI
- Chas McCormick, RF: 2-for-4, SB
- Akeem Bostick, RHP: 3.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
- Kit Scheetz, LHP: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
- Cionel Perez, LHP: 2.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
- Chris Nunn, LHP: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K (WIN)
A+: Buies Creek Astros (32-26) lost 4-3 (BOX SCORE)
Bailey got the start for Buies Creek and pitched well going 5 innings allowing 1 run. Adcock relieved Bailey and went 4 innings, allowing a 3 run HR in the 9th to put Myrtle Beach up 4-0. Buies Creek rallied in the 9th with a Toro RBI single, Dawson RBI groundout, and Payano RBI single. Unfortunately, Robinson groundout with two guys on to end as Buies Creek fell 4-3.
Note: Matijevic is on an 18 game hitting streak.
- Osvaldo Duarte, RF: 0-for-3, BB, SB
- J.J. Matijevic, LF: 1-for-4, R
- Abraham Toro, 3B: 1-for-4, R, RBI
- Ronnie Dawson, CF: 1-for-4, RBI
- Luis Payano, DH: 2-for-4, RBI
- Kristian Trompiz, 2B: 1-for-2, R, BB
- Brandon Bailey, RHP: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
- Brett Adcock, LHP: 4.0 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 5 K
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (32-27) lost 4-3 (BOX SCORE)
The game was scoreless through 4 innings before Quad Cities posted a 3 spot in the 5th inning thanks to an Angarita 2 run triple and Lacroix RBI single. Paredes got the start and allowed 2 runs in 4.1 innings. He was relieved by Ramirez who allowed 2 runs to Wisconsin in the 7th as the River Bandits fell 4-3.
Note: De La Cruz is hitting .353 over his last 10 games.
- Corey Julks, RF: 1-for-3, BB
- Bryan De La Cruz, DH: 2-for-3, R, BB
- Adrian Tovalin, 3B: 1-for-4, R
- Alfredo Angarita, 2B: 2-for-3, R, 3B, 2 RBI
- Jonathan Lacroix, LF: 1-for-3, RBI
- Enoli Paredes, RHP: 4.1 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 5 K
- Yohan Ramirez, RHP: 3.2 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
FRE: Cy Sneed (3.55 ERA)
CC: Framber Valdez (5.27 ERA)
BC: Tyler Ivey (6.00 ERA)
QC: Cristian Javier (1.87 ERA)
**Photo Credit: Tammy Tucker**