Astros Minor League Recap: July 15th, 2019
Another day of minor league action in the books. See the results below.
AAA: Round Rock Express (55-40) lost 8-6 (BOX SCORE)
Urquidy got the start and struggled a bit allowing 8 runs over 5 innings of work. Tanielu put the Express on the board with a 2 run HR in the 2nd inning. They scored 4 more runs in 3rd on a Jones RBI single, Ferguson RBI single, and Tucker 2 run double. The Redbirds took the lead in the 5th and never looked back. Garza tossed 3 scoreless innings in relief but the offense was unable to get anything else going.
Note: Urquidy has 16 BB/109 K in 81.2 innings this season.
- Derek Fisher, RF: 2-for-4, R, 2B, BB
- Aledmys Diaz, 2B: 1-for-4, R
- Carlos Correa, SS: 0-for-3
- Taylor Jones, 1B: 2-for-5, R, 2B, RBI
- Drew Ferguson, CF: 1-for-3, 2 R, 2B, RBI, BB, SB
- Kyle Tucker, LF: 1-for-2, 2B, 2 RBI, 2 BB
- Nick Tanielu, 3B: 1-for-4, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Jose Urquidy, RHP: 5.0 IP, 7 H, 8 R, 8 ER, 1 BB, 5 K
- Ralph Garza, RHP: 3.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 1 K
- Dean Deetz, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (44-49) OFF
A+: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (43-51) lost 3-0 (BOX SCORE)
Hansen started for the Woodpeckers and pitched well allowing 1 run over 5 innings pitched. He was relieved by Rodriguez who allowed 2 runs in 3 innings. The offense really struggled on the night picking up just 3 hits, all singles on the night as they lost 3-0.
Note: Hansen has a 2.25 ERA with 92 K in 72 innings this season.
- Austin Hansen, RHP: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 4 K
- Nivaldo Rodriguez, RHP: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 3 K
- Joey Gonzalez, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (57-32) won 4-3 (BOX SCORE)
Tejada started for the River Bandits and struck out 7 over 7 innings while allowing 2 runs. Quad Cities fell behind 2-0 but got 1 run back in the 7th on a Machado RBI single. In the 8th, Rodriguez tied the game with a solo HR. The game went to extras and the River Bandits scored 2 runs in the 10th on a Campos RBI single and another run scoring on an error. Henderson allowed a run in the bottom of the 10th but Cabral was able to come on and retire the last batter for the save.
Note: Tejada has a 2.72 ERA over his last 10 outings.
- Austin Dennis, 2B: 1-for-5, R
- Ramiro Rodriguez, CF: 1-for-3, R, HR, RBI, BB
- Alex McKenna, LF: 2-for-5, R
- Oscar Campos, C: 2-for-5, RBI
- Alex Holderbach, DH: 1-for-4, R, 2B, BB
- David Hensley, 1B: 2-for-5
- Carlos Machado, RF: 1-for-4, RBI
- Felipe Tejada, RHP: 7.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 7 K
- Layne Henderson, RHP: 2.2 IP, 0 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 0 K (WIN)
- Riley Cabral, RHP: 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K (SAVE)
A-: Tri-City ValleyCats (12-17) lost 14-10 (BOX SCORE)
Note: Perry is hitting .343 with 3 HR, 8 RBI over his last 10 games.
- Juan Ramirez, CF: 0-for-2, R, 2 BB
- Luis Guerrero, LF: 2-for-5, 2 R, 2B, SB
- Nathan Perry, DH: 1-for-3, 2 R, HR, 3 RBI, 2 BB
- Korey Lee, C: 1-for-5, R, HR, RBI
- Zach Biermann, 1B: 3-for-4, 2 R, HR, 3 RBI, BB
- Juan Paulino, 2B: 1-for-3, R, RBI, 2 BB
- Bryan Arias, SS: 0-for-3, R, RBI, BB
- Kyle Serrano, RHP: 1.1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
- Derek West, RHP: 0.0 IP, 3 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 4 BB, 0 K
- Miguel Figueroa, LHP: 1.2 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
- Peyton Battenfield, RHP: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 2 K
- Cole McDonald, RHP: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
RR: TBD – 7:05 PM CT
CC: Chad Donato (2.79 ERA) – 6:15 PM CT
**Photo Credit: Josh Franzen**