Astros Minor League Recap: June 16th, 2019
Another day of minor league action in the books. See the results below.
AAA: Round Rock Express (42-27) won 6-3 (BOX SCORE)
Rojas put the Express on the board in the 2nd with an RBI single. In the 3rd, they scored 3 runs on a Stassi 2 run HR and a wild pitch. They added on 2 more runs in the 4th on a Stassi RBI single and Tucker RBI single. Martin got the start and went 5 innings allowing 2 runs with 8 strikeouts. Hartman closed it out allowing 1 run over 4 innings while striking out 8.
Note: Tucker is hitting .435 with 5 HR, 15 RBI over his last 10 games.
- Alex De Goti, SS: 2-for-4, R, BB
- Jose Altuve, 2B: 1-for-4, 2 R, BB
- Max Stassi, C: 2-for-4, R, HR, 3 RBI, BB
- Kyle Tucker, RF: 2-for-3, R, RBI
- Taylor Jones, 1B: 2-for-3, R, 2 2B, BB
- Joshua Rojas, LF: 1-for-3, RBI, SB
- Corbin Martin, RHP: 5.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 8 K
- Ryan Hartman, LHP: 4.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 8 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (32-36) lost 8-6 (BOX SCORE)
Paredes was the starter for the Hooks yesterday but struggled a bit allowing 6 runs over 3.1 innings. The Hooks initially took a 2-0 lead on a Goetzman RBI double in the first and a Canelon sac fly in the 2nd. The Hooks screed 3 in the 8th on a Toro solo HR, Dawson RBI single, and Canelon RBI single to make it 6-5. The Cardinals responded with two of their own though. The Hooks did get one in the 9th but it wasn’t enough as they lost 8-6.
Note: Toro has 11 HR, 50 RBI in 64 games this season.
- Bryan De La Cruz, LF: 3-for-4, 2 R, 2B, 2 3B, BB
- Stephen Wrenn, RF: 0-for-5, RBI
- Abraham Toro, 3B: 1-for-5, R, HR, RBI
- Granden Goetzman, DH: 1-for-5, 2B, RBI
- Colton Shaver, 1B: 1-for-4, R, 2B
- Ronnie Dawson, CF: 1-for-4, R, RBI
- Osvaldo Duarte, SS: 1-for-4, R, 3B
- Carlos Canelon, C: 2-for-3, 2 RBI
- Enoli Paredes, RHP: 3.1 IP, 5 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 4 BB, 4 K
- Carlos Sanabria, RHP: 0.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
- Carson LaRue, RHP: 4.0 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
A+: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (31-38) lost 15-4 (BOX SCORE)
Torres started last night and turned in a quality start allowing 3 runs over 6 innings. Manea put the Woodpeckers on the board in the 5th with a solo HR. In the 6th, the Woodpeckers scored 3 runs on a Taylor solo HR and Julks 2 run double to take a 4-3 lead. Unfortunately, the pen got rocked allowing 12 runs over the final two innings in the 15-4 loss.
Note: Costes is hitting .286 with .838 OPS in 43 games this season.
- Chandler Taylor, CF: 2-for-5, R, HR, RBI
- Marty Costes, RF: 1-for-3, R, 2B, BB
- Enmanuel Valdez, 2B: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Corey Julks, LF: 1-for-3, 2B, 2 RBI
- Scott Manea, DH: 1-for-4, R, HR, RBI
- Jojanse Torres, RHP: 6.0 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 4 BB, 3 K
- Cesar Rosado, RHP: 1.2 IP, 0 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 0 K
- Leovanny Rodriguez, RHP: 0.0 IP, 4 H, 5 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 0 K
- Jacob Billingsley, RHP: 1.1 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (43-23) won 3-2 (BOX SCORE)
Tejada got the start and went 5 innings allowing 2 runs. Dawson put the River Bandits on the board in the 3rd on an RBI triple. Quad Cities entered the 7th down 2-1 but took the lead on an Adolph 2 run HR, his 5th of the season. River closed it out striking out 8 over 3 scoreless innings.
Note: Adolph is hitting .333 with 3 2B, 3 HR, 8 RBI in June.
- Ross Adolph, CF: 2-for-4, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Trey Dawson, 2B: 1-for-4, 3B, RBI
- Cesar Salazar, C: 2-for-3, BB
- Michael Wielansky, 1B: 2-for-2, 2 R, BB
- Felipe Tejada, RHP: 6.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 7 K
- Yeremi Ceballos, LHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
- Jose Rivera, RHP: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 8 K (WIN)
A-: Tri-City ValleyCats (0-2) POSTPONED
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
RR: Brandon Bielak (13.11 ERA) – 7:05 PM CT
CC: Brandon Bailey (4.28 ERA) – 6:15 PM CT
TC: Guadalupe Chavez (-.– ERA) – 6:00 PM CT
**Photo Credit: Round Rock Express**