Astros Minor League Recap: May 10th, 2019
Another day of minor league action in the books. See the results below.
AAA: Round Rock Express (21-13) won 8-7 (BOX SCORE)
Another rough start for Whitley who allowed 5 runs over 3.2 innings, to include 3 HRs. He now has a 10.80 ERA this season. Fortunately the offense came to play. The Express put up 2 runs in the first on Alvarez and Tucker RBI singles. In the 2nd they scored 3 more runs on a Stubbs RBI single and Alvarez 2 run double. They added 2 more runs in the 5th on Tucker and Reed solo HRs. They got a little insurance in the 8th with a run scoring single from Mayfield. Sneed relieved Whitley and pitched the final 5.1 innings allowing 2 runs.
Note: Tucker is hitting .351 with 5 HR, 14 RBI over his last 10 games.
- Derek Fisher, CF: 0-for-5, 2 R, BB, 2 SB
- Myles Straw, SS: 2-for-2, 3 R, 3 BB
- Yordan Alvarez, DH: 3-for-4, 2B, 3 RBI, BB
- Taylor Jones, DH: 0-for-3, R, RBI, BB
- Kyle Tucker, LF: 3-for-5, R, 2B, HR, 2 RBI
- AJ Reed, 1B: 1-for-5, R, HR, RBI
- Drew Ferguson, RF: 2-for-3, R, SB
- Garrett Stubbs, C: 2-for-2, RBI, 2 BB
- Forrest Whitley, RHP: 3.2 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 3 BB, 5 K
- Cy Sneed, RHP: 5.1 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 2 K (WIN)
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (16-17) won 9-2 (BOX SCORE)
Hernandez started for the Hooks and allowed just 1 run over 5 innings of work. Toro put the Hooks on the board in the first inning with a 2 run double. In the 4th they scored 4 more runs on a Dawson 2 run single and Toro 2 run HR, his 6th. They picked up 3 more in the 5th on a Benedetti RBI triple, Sierra sac fly, and Duarte solo HR. Abreu relieved Hernandez and allowed 1 run over his 3 innings of work.
Note: Toro is hitting .353 with 2 HR, 10 RBI over his last 10 games.
- Osvaldo Duarte, 2B: 2-for-6, 2 R, HR, RBI, SB
- Chas McCormick, LF: 2-for-2, R, 2 BB
- Ronnie Dawson, CF: 3-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI, BB
- Abraham Toro, 3B: 3-for-4, R, 2B, HR, 3 RBI, BB
- Lorenzo Quintana, C: 3-for-5, R
- Carmen Benedetti, DH: 1-for-4, R, 3B, RBI, BB
- Anibal Sierra, SS: 1-for-4, R, RBI
- Jose Hernandez, RHP: 5.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 6 K (WIN)
- Bryan Abreu, RHP: 3.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
- Brendan Feldmann, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
A+: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (16-18) POSTPONED
A: Quad Cities River Bandits CANCELLED
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
RR: TBD – 7:05 PM CT
CC: Brett Adcock (9.45 ERA) – 7:15 PM CT
FV: Parker Mushinski (2.55 ERA) – 3:00 PM CT
**Photo Credit: Andy Nietupski/Round Rock Express**