Astros Minor League Recap: April 5th, 2019
Another day of minor league baseball in the books. See the results below.
AAA: Round Rock Express (0-1) lost 2-1 (BOX SCORE)
Rough opener for the Express. They managed just one hit and one baserunner on the night, a Mayfield solo HR in the 9th. The offense combined to strikeout 17 times. Rodgers got the start and while he allowed some baserunners, he struck out 5 over 5 scoreless innings. Sneed relieved him and allowed 2 runs, 1 earned over his 2.1 innings of work.
- Jack Mayfield, 2B: 1-for-3, R, HR, RBI
- Brady Rodgers, RHP: 5.0 IP, 6 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 5 K
- Cy Sneed, RHP: 2.1 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
- Ralph Garza, RHP: 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (1-1) lost 7-5 (BOX SCORE)
Adcock got the start and was solid the first 2 innings but ended up allowing 5 runs in the 3rd as he was unable to finish the inning. The offense battled back scoring 4 in the 3rd on a Goetzman 2 run single, Toro RBI double, and Rojas Rbi single. Scheetz was solid in mid relief striking out 2. LaRue made his AA debut and went 5 innings allowing 2 runs with 6 strikeouts. Matijevic would add a sac fly in the 7th but the Hooks dropped this one 7-5.
- Ronnie Dawson, CF: 0-for-4, R
- Stephen Wrenn, RF: 2-for-3, R, 2 BB, SB
- J.J. Matijevic, 1B: 0-for-4, RBI
- Granden Goetzman, DH: 1-for-4, R, 2 RBI
- Abraham Toro, 3B: 1-for-4, R, 2B, RBI
- Joshua Rojas, 2B: 2-for-4, RBI
- Osvaldo Duarte, 2B: 1-for-2, R, 2B, BB
- Brett Adcock, LHP: 2.2 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
- Kit Scheetz, LHP: 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
- Carson LaRue, RHP: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 6 K
A+: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (1-0) POSTPONED
Postponed due to rain.
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (1-0) POSTPONED
Postponed due to wet grounds.
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
RR: Game 1 – Akeem Bostick (-.– ERA); Game 2 – TBD
CC: Brandon Bailey (-.– ERA)
FV: Chad Donato (-.– ERA)
QC: Brett Conine (-.– ERA)
**Photo Credit: Tammy Tucker**