Astros Minor League Recap: July 16th, 2019
Another day of minor league action in the books. See the results below.
AAA: Round Rock Express (56-40) won 4-1 (BOX SCORE)
Sneed started for the Express and pitched great tossing 7 scoreless innings with 7 strikeouts. Stubbs got the scoring started with a 2 run HR in the 2nd inning. Fisher added a solo shot in the 3rd to make it 3-0. Jones added some more insurance in 5thb with an RBI single for the 4th run. McKee allowed a run in the 9th but was still able to hold on for the 4-1 win.
Note: Fisher is hitting .308 with 3 HR, 7 RBI in July.
- Joshua Rojas, SS: 2-for-4
- Jack Mayfield, 3B: 1-for-4, R, 2B
- Derek Fisher, DH: 1-for-2, R, HR, RBI, 2 BB
- Taylor Jones, LF: 1-for-3, R, RBI, BB
- Alex De Goti, 2B: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Garrett Stubbs, C: 1-for-1, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Cy Sneed, RHP: 7.0 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 7 K (WIN)
- Riley Ferrell, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
- Colin McKee, RHP: 1.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (44-50) lost 5-2 (BOX SCORE)
Donato started and pitched a nice game allowing just 2 runs in 7 innings of work. The Hooks scored their 2 runs on one swing, a 2 run HR by Dawson (15). Unfortunately, the offense was unable to get anything else going and DeJuneas allowed three runs over the final 2 innings as they fell 5-2.
Note: Donato has 2 BB/18 K in 16.1 innings in AA.
- Abraham Toro, 2B: 2-for-3, 2B, BB
- Granden Goetzman, RF: 1-for-3, R, BB, SB
- Ronnie Dawson, CF: 2-for-4, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Chad Donato, RHP: 7.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 7 K
- Tommy DeJuneas, RHP: 2.0 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
A+: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (43-51) OFF
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (57-32) OFF
A-: Tri-City ValleyCats (12-17) OFF
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
RR: Akeem Bostick (6.68 ERA) – 7:05 PM CT
CC: Carson LaRue (5.96 ERA) – 6:15 PM CT
FV: Cody Deason (9.00 ERA) – 5:30 PM CT
QC: Jonathan Bermudez (5.55 ERA) 6:35 PM CT
TC: TBD – 6:00 PM CT
**Photo Credit: Josh Franzen**