Astros Minor League Recap: May 12th, 2019
Another day of minor league action in the books. See the results below.
AAA: Round Rock Express (23-13) won 4-2 (BOX SCORE)
Bostick started for the Express and was solid allowing just 1 run over 5.1 innings, though he did walk 4. Alvarez put the Express on the board early connecting on a 3 run HR in the first inning, his 15th HR of the season. They picked up a little insurance when Mayfield scored on a wild pitch in the 6th. Guduan went 1.2 scoreless in relief and McCurry came in to get the last out of the 9th to record the save.
Note: Alvarez is hitting .436 with 3 HR, 12 RBI over his last 10 games.
- Alex De Goti, SS: 1-for-4, R, 2B
- Kyle Tucker, LF: 1-for-3, R, BB, SB
- Myles Straw, CF: 0-for-3, BB, SB
- Yordan Alvarez, DH: 2-for-4, R, HR, 3 RBI
- Jack Mayfield, SS: 2-for-4, R
- Akeem Bostick, RHP: 5.1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 4 BB, 4 K (WIN)
- Dean Deetz, RHP: 1.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
- Reymin Guduan, LHP: 1.2 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
- Brendan McCurry, RHP: 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 K (SAVE)
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (17-18) lost 4-2 (BOX SCORE)
LaRue started for the Hooks and went 4 innings allowing 3 runs, 2 earned, with 5 strikeouts. The Hooks scored their first run with Duarte scoring on a balk in the first inning. Valdez relieved LaRue and pitched well allowing just 1 unearned run over 4.2 innings. Duarte added a sac fly in the 7th to make it 4-2 but that is all the offense would get as they lost by that same score.
Note: Duarte is hitting .275 with .823 OPS this season.
- Carson LaRue, LHP: 4.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 5 K
- Gabriel Valdez, RHP: 4.2 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
- Justin Ferrell, RHP: 0.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
A+: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (16-20) CANCELLED
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (21-10) OFF
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
RR: TBD (-.– ERA) – 7:05 PM CT
CC: Brandon Bailey (4.57 ERA) – 6:15 PM CT
FV: Chad Donato (5.18 ERA) – 6:00 PM CT
QC: R.J. Freure (0.49 ERA) – 5:30 PM CT
**Photo Credit: Andy Nietupski/Round Rock Express**