Astros Minor League Recap: July 12th, 2018
Another day of minor league baseball in the books. See the results below.
AAA: Fresno Grizzlies (52-38) lost 4-3 (BOX SCORE)
Sneed started for Fresno last night but struggled with his command as he walked 6 in just 2.2 innings. He only allowed 1 run though. Fresno got on the board in the 2nd on Alvarez and Ritchie solo HRs, their first in AAA. Garza relieved Sneed and allowed 3 runs in 1.2 innings. Fresno picked up a run in the 8th on a Reed sac fly but that is all they could get as they dropped this one 4-3.
Note: Straw is hitting .337 with 15 BB/17 SO, 15 SB in 23 AAA games.
- Myles Straw, RF: 4-for-5, R, 2 SB
- Derek Fisher, CF: 1-for-4, BB
- AJ Reed, DH: 0-for-3, RBI
- J.D. Davis, 3B: 1-for-4, 2B
- Yordan Alvarez, LF: 1-for-4, R, HR, RBI
- Jamie Ritchie, C: 1-for-2, R, HR, RBI, 2 BB
- Cy Sneed, RHP: 2.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 6 BB, 4 K
- Ralph Garza, RHP: 1.2 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
- Reymin Guduan, LHP: 1.2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
- Riley Ferrell, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
- Buddy Boshers, LHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (58-31) lost 6-5 (BOX SCORE)
Bielak started for the Hooks and was solid again as he went 5 innings allowing 1 unearned run while striking out 5. The Hooks got on the board firs with an RBI triple from Wrenn and a sac fly from Cesar. They picked up 2 more runs in the 4th on a Cesar RBI double and Birk sac fly. Corpus Christi picked up an insurance run when Birk scored on a wild pitch in the 9th inning. Unfortunately, Pinales was unable to secure the win as he allowed 4 runs in the 9th and Midland walked it off.
Note: Bielak has a 1.63 ERA with 89 K in 72.0 innings this season.
- Chas McCormick, CF: 2-for-4, R, SB
- Stephen Wrenn, RF: 1-for-4, R, 3B, RBI
- Josh Rojas, LF: 2-for-3, R, BB
- Randy Cesar, 1B: 1-for-3, R, 2B, 2 RBI
- Ryne Birk, DH: 1-for-3, R, 2B, RBI
- Alex De Goti, 2B: 2-for-4
- Brandon Bielak, RHP: 5.0 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 5 K
- Hector Perez, RHP: 2.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
- Erasmo Pinales, RHP: 1.2 IP, 2 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 3 K
A+: Buies Creek Astros (52-39) won 2-0 (BOX SCORE)
Bailey got the start for Buies Creek and was good tossing 5 scoreless innings with 6 strikeouts. Buies Creek only scored 2 runs with both scoring on an error in the first inning. Adcock relieved Bailey and tossed 3 scoreless innings himself. DeJuneas made his Astros debut and picked up the save as he tossed a perfect 9th inning.
Note: Meyers is hitting .357 over his last 10 games.
- Brandon Bailey, RHP: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 K (WIN)
- Brett Adcock, LHP: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
- Tommy DeJuneas, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K (SAVE)
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (51-39) won 4-3 (BOX SCORE)
Quad Cities got on the board with 2 runs scoring on an error in the 2nd inning. Solomon started and allowed 1 unearned run over his 5 innings of work. They picked up another run in the 4th and Angarita added an RBI double in the 8th. Duncan had a perfect 9th to pick up the save.
Note: Solomon has a 2.21 ERA with 81 K in 69.1 innings this season.
- Alfredo Angarita, 3B: 1-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI, BB
- Miguelangel Sierra, SS: 2-for-5, 2B
- Marty Costes, LF: 1-for-4, R, 2B, BB, SB
- David Hensley, SS: 1-for-5, R
- Michael Papierski, C: 1-for-4, R
- Chandler Taylor, RF: 1-for-3, BB
- Scott Schreiber, 1B: 1-for-3, R
- Peter Solomon, RHP: 5.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 5 K
- Parker Mushinski, LHP: 3.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 2 K (WIN)
- Tanner Duncan, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K (SAVE)
A-: Tri-City ValleyCats (15-11) won 5-3 (BOX SCORE)
- Jeremy Pena, 2B: 2-for-3, 3 R, 2 BB
- Alex McKenna, CF: 3-for-4, R, 3B, RBI, BB
- Austin Dennis, RF: 2-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI, BB, SB
- Luis Encarnacion, 1B: 1-for-3, R, HR, RBI, BB
- Carlos Machado, LF: 0-for-3, RBI, BB
- Michael Wielansky, 3B: 2-for-4, 2B, RBI, BB
- Shawn Dubin, RHP: 3.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
- Brett Conine, RHP: 2.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 1 K (WIN)
- Mark Moclair, RHP: 1.2 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 5 K
- Hansel Paulino, RHP: 1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 K (SAVE)
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
FRE: Mike Hauschild (4.41 ERA)
CC: Framber Valdez (4.60 ERA)
QC: Cesar Rosado (3.99 ERA)
**Photo Credit: Joe Dwyer**