Astros Minor League Recap: June 12th, 2019
Another day of minor league action in the books. See the results below.
AAA: Round Rock Express (39-26) won 9-8 (BOX SCORE)
Bostick was the starter for the Express last night but he was roughed up allowing 7 runs in 4 innings of work. They fell behind 6-0 early but got 2 runs in the 4th on a Ferguson RBI double and Tanielu RBI single. In the 5th, Tucker added an RBI single to make it 7-3. They scored 2 more in the 6th on a Reed sac fly and Sierra RBI double. The Express entered the 8th down 8-5 but scored 3 runs on a Sierra RBI groundout and Ritchie 2 run single. Tanielu capped off the good offensive day with a walk-off RBI single for the 9-8 win.
Note: Tanielu is hitting .467 with 4 HR, 18 RBI over his last 10 games.
- Alex De Goti, SS: 1-for-5, R, 2B
- Kyle Tucker, RF: 1-for-4, RBI, BB
- Taylor Jones, 1B: 1-for-3, 3 R, 2 BB
- Drew Ferguson, CF: 3-for-4, 3 R, 2B, RBI, BB
- Nick Tanielu, 3B: 4-for-5, R, 3B, 2 RBI
- AJ Reed, DH: 0-for-1, R, RBI, 2 BB
- Anibal Sierra, 2B: 1-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI
- Jamie Ritchie, C: 1-for-4, 2 RBI
- Akeem Bostick, RHP: 4.0 IP, 6 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 4 BB, 4 K
- Kit Scheetz, LHP: 2.2 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
- Ralph Garza, RHP: 2.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K (WIN)
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (31-33) lost 2-1 (BOX SCORE)
Bukauskas started for the Hooks and was dominant. He went 6 innings allowing just 1 run and struck out 10. Another start in the right direction him. The Hooks lone run came on a wild pitch in the 6th which made it 1-1. The game went to extras and Arkansas was able to win on a walk-off in the 10th.
Note: Bukauskas has a 3.13 ERA with 54 K in 43 innings over his last 9 outings.
- J.B. Bukauskas, RHP: 6.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 10 K
- Brandon Bailey, RHP: 2.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 K
- Tommy DeJuneas, RHP: 0.1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
A+: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (29-36) won 1-0 (BOX SCORE)
Conine started for the Woodpeckers and dominated tossing 6 scoreless innings with 7 strikeouts. Fayetteville only scored 1 run, which came on a solo HR from Schreiber in the 2nd inning. This was enough though as Rosado and Billingsley both had scoreless outings to close it out.
Note: Conine has a 1.79 ERA with 10/82 K in 60.1 innings this season.
- Brett Conine, RHP: 6.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 7 K (WIN)
- Cesar Rosado, RHP: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
- Jacob Billingsley, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K (SAVE)
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (40-21) POSTPONED
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
RR: Rogelio Armenteros (5.00 ERA) – 7:05 PM CT
CC: Yohan Ramirez (54.00 ERA) – 7:10 PM CT
FV: TBD – 6:00 PM CT
QC: Cody Deason (4.05 ERA) – 5:00 PM CT
**Photo Credit: Tammy Tucker**