Astros Minor League Recap: June 11th, 2019
Another day of minor league action in the books. See the results below.
AAA: Round Rock Express (38-26) OFF
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (31-32) lost 3-1 (BOX SCORE)
LaRue got the start and pitched really well outside of one bad inning where he allowed 3 runs, 2 earned. He ended up tossing 8 innings and a complete game. The Hooks only picked up 1 run in the game and that came on a Beer solo HR in the 4th.
Note: Beer is hitting .313 with 13 HR, 54 RBI in 59 games this season.
- Carson LaRue, RHP: 8.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 5 K
A+: Fayatteville Woodpeckers (28-36) won 5-1 (BOX SCORE)
The Woodpecker jumped out to a commanding 5 run lead scoring 5 runs in the first on an Adams sac fly and Valdez grand slam. Garcia started for Fayatteville and pitched well tossing 5 scoreless innings. He was relieved by Torres who allowed 1 unearned run over 3 innings. Rodriguez and Collado combined to toss a scoreless 9th to close it out.
Note: Garcia has a 2.47 ERA with 72 K in 51.0 innings this season.
- Marty Costes, LF: 1-for-3, R
- Jonathan Arauz, SS: 1-for-4, R
- Scott Schreiber, 1B: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Jake Adams, 3B: 0-for-3, RBI
- Chandler Taylor, RF: 0-for-2, R, 2 BB
- Enmanuel Valdez, 2B: 1-for-4, R, HR, 4 RBI
- Michael Papierski, C: 2-for-3
- Luis Garcia, RHP: 5.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 K (WIN)
- Jojanse Torres, RHP: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 4 BB, 5 K
- Leovanny Rodriguez, RHP: 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 1 K
- Willy Collado, RHP: 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K (SAVE)
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (40-21) won 10-9 (BOX SCORE)
Big offensive day for the River Bandits. They scored 5 runs in the 2nd inning on Hensley, Wielansky, Adolph, and Dennis RBI singles and another run on an error. Pena would add a 2 run single in the 5th. In the 8th they got two more runs on a Nova RBI single and Castro RBI double. The pitching wasn’t great but the offense did enough to come away with the win.
Note: Adolph is hitting .379 with HR, 5 RBI over his last 10 games.
- Ross Adolph, CF: 2-for-4, 3 R, RBI, 2 BB
- Austin Dennis, RF: 3-for-6, RBI
- Jeremy Pena, SS: 2-for-3, R, 2 RBI, 2 BB
- Freudis Nova, 2B: 2-for-5, R, RBI
- Ruben Castro, C: 3-for-5, R, 2 2B, RBI
- David Hensley, 3B: 1-for-4, R, RBI, BB
- Wilyer Abreu, LF: 4-for-5, R
- Michael Wielansky, 1B: 2-for-5, 2 R, 2B, RBI
- Jose Rivera, RHP: 3.0 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 1 K
- Felipe Tejada, RHP: 4.0 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 K (WIN)
- Riley Cabral, RHP: 2.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
RR: Akeem Bostick (5.16 ERA) – 7:05 PM CT
CC: J.B. Bukauskas (6.20 ERA) – 7:10 PM CT
FV: Brett Conine (2.11 ERA) – 6:00 PM CT
QC: Cody Deason (4.05 ERA) – 6:30 PM CT
**Photo Credit: Joe Dwyer**