Astros Minor League Recap: August 2nd, 2018
Another day of minor league baseball in the books. See the results below.
AAA: Fresno Grizzlies (63-47) lost 2-1 (BOX SCORE)
Rough loss late for the Grizzlies. Armenteros got the start and tossed five scoreless innings with 6 strikeouts. Fresno got on the board in the 4th on an Alvarez RBI groundout. Deetz relieved Armenteros and tossed 2 scoreless innings. Guduan allowed Nashville to tie it up in the 8th and McCurry allowed a run in the 9th as Nashville walked it off.
Note: Deetz has a 0.00 ERA with 28 K in 15 innings for Fresno this season.
- Jack Mayfield, 2B: 2-for-4, 2B
- Kyle Tucker, RF: 0-for-3, R, BB
- AJ Reed, 1B: 1-for-2, 2 BB
- Yordan Alvarez, LF: 0-for-3, RBI, BB
- Rogelio Armenteros, RHP: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 4 BB, 6 K
- Dean Deetz, RHP: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
- Reymin Guduan, LHP: 0.1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
- Brendan McCurry, RHP: 1.1 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (68-42) lost 4-1 (BOX SCORE)
Toro put the Hooks on the board with an RBI double in the 2nd inning. Dykxhoorn got the start and lsted just 4.1 innings allowing 3 runs, 2 earned. He was relieved by Bostick who pitched well allowing 1 unearned run over the final 3.2 innings. Unfortunately, the offense was unable to get anything else going as they lost 4-1.
Note: Dykxhoorn has a 3.50 ERA this season between AA/AAA.
- Stephen Wrenn, RF: 0-for-2, 2 BB
- Carlos Correa, SS: 0-for-3
- Josh Rojas, 1B: 0-for-3, R, BB, SB
- Abraham Toro, 3B: 1-for-4, 2B, RBI
- Chas McCormick, LF: 2-for-3, BB
- Alex De Goti, 2B: 2-for-4
- Brock Dykxhoorn, LHP: 4.1 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
- Akeem Bostick, RHP: 3.2 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
A+: Buies Creek Astros (61-48) won 4-3 (BOX SCORE)
Bukauskas made his Buies Creek debut and was solid allowing 2 runs over 5 innings while striking out 5. De La Cruz put the Astros on the board with an RBI single in the 6th. Buies Creek went into the 9th down 3-1. Buies Creek loaded the bases in he 9th for Arauz who came through with a walk-off 3 run double to win it.
Note: Paredes has a 0.50 ERA with 47 K in 35.2 innings over his last 10 outings.
- Corey Julks, DH: 2-for-4, R, SB
- Osvaldo Duarte, 2B: 1-for-3, BB
- Bryan De La Cruz, RF: 2-for-4, R, RBI
- Seth Beer, 1B: 2-for-4, 2B, R
- Cody Bohanek, 2B: 0-for-2, R, BB
- Jonathan Arauz, SS: 1-for-3, 2B, 3 RBI, BB
- J.B. Bukauskas, RHP: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 5 K
- Jose Hernandez, RHP: 3.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
- Enoli Paredes, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K (WIN)
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (61-48) won 4-2 (BOX SCORE)
Donato got the start and allowed 2 runs over 6 innings. The River Bandits got on the board in the 3rd when Sierra singled and later scored on an error. They picked up 3 more in the 4th on a Shaver RBI single, Papierski RBI double and Sierra RBI single. Abreu closed the game out striking out 6 over the final 3 innings.
Note: Abreu has a 0.54 ERA with 32 K in 16.2 innings for Quad Cities.
- Marty Costes, RF: 1-for-4, 2B
- Ruben Castro, DH: 1-for-4, R
- Colton Shaver, 3B: 1-for-3, R, RBI
- Michael Papierski, C: 1-for-3, R, 2B, RBI
- Miguelangel Sierra, SS: 2-for-3, R, RBI
- Chad Donato, RHP: 6.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 6 K (WIN)
- Bryan Abreu, RHP: 3.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 6 K (SAVE)
A-: Tri-City ValleyCats (25-20) lost 5-3 (BOX SCORE)
Note: McKenna has a .938 OPS in 26 games this season.
- Alex McKenna, LF: 2-for-2, 2B
- Andy Pineda, CF: 2-for-4, R, HR, RBI
- Trey Dawson, 3B: 1-for-3, R, HR, RBI, BB
- Michael Wielansky, 2B: 3-for-4, 2B
- Oscar Campos, C: 2-for-4, 2B
- Alex House, RHP: 2.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
- Devin Conn, RHP: 1.2 IP, 0 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 0 K
- Brett Conine, RHP: 3.1 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
- Luis De Paula, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 K
- Jacob Billingsley, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
- Juan Ramirez, RF: 2-for-5, 2B, 3 RBI
- Sean Mendoza, 3B: 1-for-3, 2B, RBI, 2 BB
- Freudis Nova, SS: 2-for-4, RBI
- Francis Martes, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
FRE: Brady Rodgers (7.24 ERA)
CC: Brandon Bielak (2.23 ERA)
QC: Luis Garcia (3.55 ERA)
**Photo Credit: Joe Dwyer**