Astros Minor League Recap: May 11th, 2019
Another day of minor league action in the books. See the results below.
AAA: Round Rock Express (22-13) won 3-2 (BOX SCORE)
Hartman started for the Express and went 5 innings allowing 2 runs (2 solo HRs) while striking out 4. Tanielu put the Express on the board with an RBI walk in the 3rd. In the 5th, Tanielu added a 2 run single to make it 3-2. Garza tossed 3 scoreless innings in relief and McCurry tossed a scoreless 9th to pick up the save.
Note: Straw is hitting .361 over his last 10 games.
- Alex De Goti, SS: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Derek Fisher, RF: 2-for-4, R, 3B
- Myles Straw, CF: 2-for-3, R, BB, SB
- Nick Tanielu, 2B: 2-for-3, 2B, 3 RBI, BB
- Ryan Hartman, LHP: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 4 K (WIN)
- Cy Sneed, RHP: 3.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
- Brendan McCurry, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K (SAVE)
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (17-17) won 2-1 (BOX SCORE)
Adcock got the start for Corpus Christi and tossed 3 scoreless innings with 7 strikeouts, though he did walk 4 and throw 80 pitches. The Hooks first run came in the 3rd on a Duarte RBI double. The Sod Poddles tied the game up in the 5th with a run on McKee. He was relieved by Ivey who threw 5 hitless innings while striking out 8. The game went to extras and in the bottom of the 10th, Benedetti connected on a walk-off RBI single to win it.
Note: Ivey has a 0.86 ERA with 6 BB/31 K in 21 innings this season.
- Osvaldo Duarte, 2B: 2-for-4, 2B, RBI
- Stephen Wrenn, RF: 1-for-4, 2B
- Chuckie Robinson, C: 1-for-4, 2B
- Carmen Benedetti, LF: 1-for-3, R, RBI, BB, SB
- Brett Adcock, LHP: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 4 BB, 7 K
- Colin McKee, RHP: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
- Tyler Ivey, RHP: 5.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 8 K (WIN)
A+: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (16-20)
Game 1 – lost 3-2 (BOX SCORE)
Mushinski got the start and turned in another fine outing allowing 2 runs over 6 innings of work. Beer put the Woodpeckers on the board with a solo HR in the first, his 8th of the season. The game went to the 7th with Fayatteville down 2-1 but they tied it on a Julks sac fly. Unfortunately the Keys were able to win in a walk-off in the bottom of the 7th.
Note: Mushinski has a 2.64 ERA with 43 K in 30.2 innings this season.
- Seth Beer, DH: 1-for-2, R, HR, RBI, BB
- Jake Adams, 1B: 0-for-2, R, BB
- Corey Julks, LF: 0-for-2, RBI
- Miguelangel Sierra, 2B: 2-for-3
- Parker Mushinski, LHP: 6.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
- Tanner Duncan, RHP: 0.2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
Game 2 – lost 3-2 (BOX SCORE)
France started game 2 and was solid allowing just 1 run in 4.1 innings while striking out 8. Arauz put the Woodpeckers on the board in the 4th with a 2 run HR, his 2nd of the season. The Keys battled back though scoring 2 in the bottom of the 7th to win in a walk-off.
Note: Beer is hitting .378 with 4 HR, 11 RBI over his last 10 games.
- Corey Julks, LF: 0-for-2, R, BB
- Jonathan Arauz, SS: 1-for-2, R, HR, 2 RBI, BB
- Alfredo Angarita, 2B: 1-for-2, BB
- J.P. France, RHP: 4.1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 4 BB, 8 K
- Willy Collado, RHP: 2.1 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
A: Quad Cities River Bandits CANCELLED
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
RR: Akeem Bostick (7.52 ERA) – 1:05 PM CT
CC: Carson LaRue (6.14 ERA) – 2:15 PM CT
FV: Chad Donato (5.18 ERA) – 12:00 PM CT
**Photo Credit: Price/Round Rock Express**