Astros Minor League Recap: April 22nd, 2019
Another day of minor league action in the books. See the results below.
AAA: Round Rock Express (11-7) won 9-4 (BOX SCORE)
Rodgers started for Round Rock last night and turned in a quality start allowing 3 runs over 6 innings of work. Jones was the scoring the Express early as he had a solo HR in the first and another solo HR in the third. In the 5th the Express took the lead on a Jones RBI double and Alvarez 2 run double. In the 9th, the Express added some insurance on a Mayfield 2 run HR and an Alvarez solo HR, his 10th. Garza closed it out tossing 1.1 scoreless innings.
Note: Straw is hitting .341 with 5 SB over his last 10 games.
- Myles Straw, CF: 2-for-5, R, SB
- Taylor Jones, 1B: 3-for-5, 3 R, 2B, 2 HR, 3 RBI
- Jack Mayfield, SS: 1-for-4, R, HR, 3 RBI
- Yordan Alvarez, DH: 3-for-5, R, 2B, HR, 3 RBI
- Alex De Goti, 2B: 1-for-3, BB
- Drew Ferguson, RF: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Jamie Ritchie, C: 2-for-4, 2 R
- Brady Rodgers, RHP: 6.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 2 K (WIN)
- Tanner Duncan, RHP: 1.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
- Ralph Garza, RHP: 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K (SAVE)
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (8-10) lost 7-4 (BOX SCORE)
Adcock’s rough start to the season continues. He allowed 5 runs, just 1 earned, over just 2.2 innings. The Hooks got on the board in the 2nd on a Duarte 2 run single. Matijevic added a 2 run HR in the 3rd to make it 5-4. Unfortunately, the Naturals played add on getting 2 more runs in the 8th off LaRue to make it 7-4. The Hooks were unable to mount a comeback.
Note: Matijevic is hitting .385 over his last 10 games.
- Ronnie Dawson, CF: 1-for-4, BB
- Granden Goetzman, DH: 1-for-3, R, 2 BB
- J.J. Matijevic, 1B: 1-for-4, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI, BB
- Chuckie Robinson, C: 2-for-3, R, 2B, BB
- Osvaldo Duarte, 3B: 3-for-4, 2 RBI, SB
- Brett Adcock, LHP: 2.2 IP, 4 H, 5 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
- Kit Scheetz, LHP: 1.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 K
- Carson LaRue, RHP: 4.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
- Brendan Feldmann, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
A+: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (10-8) OFF
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (8-8) lost 7-0 (BOX SCORE)
River Bandits just can’t get the bats going. Last night the offense managed just two hits on the night and were unable to push a run across. Moclair started and allowed 2 runs over 2.1 innings. Catstellanos allowed 5 runs in relief but Conn and Torres were both solid with scoreless outings.
Note: Torres has 7 K in 3 innings this season (3 outings).
- Mark Moclair, RHP: 2.1 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
- Humberto Castellanos, RHP: 2.2 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
- Devin Conn, RHP: 1.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 K
- Jojanse Torres, RHP: 1.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 5 K
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
CC: Tyler Ivey (0.82 ERA)
FV: Chad Donato (11.88 ERA)
**Photo Credit: Tammy Tucker**