Astros Minor League Recap: August 3rd, 2018
Another day of minor league baseball in the books. See the results below.
AAA: Fresno Grizzlies (63-48) lost 6-2 (BOX SCORE)
Rodgers started for Fresno last night and went 5.2 innings allowing 3 earned runs. Stubbs brought the Grizzlies a bit closer with a 2 run HR in the 7th. Boshers and Ferrell combined to allow 3 runs in the 8th as Nashville opened up and won 6-2.
Note: Stubbs is hitting .361 with 2 HR, 8 RBI over his last 10 games.
- Brady Rodgers, RHP: 5.2 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
- Buddy Boshers, LHP: 1.1 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
- Riley Ferrell, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (68-43) lost 2-1 (BOX SCORE)
Bielak got the start for Corpus Christi last night and was solid allowing 2 runs over 5 innings with 5 strikeouts. He was relieved by Osuna who made his Astros organizational debut with a scoreless inning. The Hooks only managed one run, a solo HR by Sierra in the 6th inning. Winkelman tossed 2 scoreless innings in relief but the Hooks were unable to score again.
Note: Bielak has a 2.23 ERA with 31 BB/106 K in 93 innings this season.
- Brandon Bielak, RHP: 5.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 5 K
- Roberto Osuna, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
- Alex Winkelman, LHP: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
A+: Buies Creek Astros (61-48) POSTPONED
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (62-48) won 3-2 (BOX SCORE)
Garcia started for the River Bandits last night and pitched well allowing 1 run over 5 innings. The River Bandits picked up all 3 runs in the 4th inning on a Lacroix 3 run HR. Mushinski allowed a run in 2 innings and Feldmann closed the game out with 2 scoreless innings to pick up the save.
Note: Abreu has a 0.54 ERA with 32 K in 16.2 innings for Quad Cities.
- Chandler Taylor, RF: 1-for-3, R, SB
- Colton Shaver, 1B: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Jonathan Lacroix, LF: 2-for-3, R, HR, 3 RBI
- Luis Garcia, RHP: 5.0 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K (WIN)
- Parker Mushinski, LHP: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
- Brendan Feldmann, RHP: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K (SAVE)
A-: Tri-City ValleyCats (25-20) POSTPONED
- Ronaldo Urdaneta, 1B: 4-for-5, 3 R, 2B
- Yeuris Ramirez, 3B: 3-for-4, R, 2B, HR, 5 RBI
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
FRE: Trent Thornton (3.91 ERA)
CC: Brett Adcock (2.45 ERA)
BC: Tyler Ivey (2.68 ERA)
QC: Cesar Rosado (4.63 ERA)
**Photo Credit: Tammy Tucker**