Astros Minor League Recap: July 17th, 2019
Another day of minor league action in the books. See the results below.
AAA: Round Rock Express (57-40) won 11-8 (BOX SCORE)
Bostick started for the Express but got roughed up allowing 7 runs over 1.2 innings. After falling behind 7-0, the Express responded with 5 runs of their own in the 3rd on a De Goti 3 run HR, Ritchie RBI double and Correa RBI single. In the 4th they put together another rally on a solo HR from Rojas, Correa RBI double, and McCormick RBI single. They picked up 3 more in the 7th on a Ritchie RBI double and a Rojas 2 run HR. Emanuel tossed 6 innings in relief allowing just 1 run. McCurry got the final 5 outs to pick up the save.
Note: Rojas is hitting .438 with 3 HR, 9 RBI over his last 8 games.
- Joshua Rojas, 2B: 2-for-5, 2 R, 2 HR, 3 RBI
- Aledmys Diaz, 3B: 0-for-4, R, BB
- Carlos Correa, SS: 3-for-4, R, 2B, 2 RBI
- Drew Ferguson, LF: 1-for-4, R
- Kyle Tucker, RF: 2-for-3, 2 R, 2B, BB
- Alex De Goti, DH: 1-for-3, R, HR, 3 RBI, BB
- Chas McCormick, CF: 2-for-4, R, RBI
- Jamie Ritchie, C: 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 2B, 2 RBI
- Akeem Bostick, RHP: 1.2 IP, 7 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
- Kent Emanuel, LHP: 6.0 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 K (WIN)
- Brendan McCurry, RHP: 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K (SAVE)
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (45-50) won 4-0 (BOX SCORE)
Paredes got the start for the Hooks and had another dominant outing. He tossed 6 scoreless innings while striking out 9. The Hooks got on the board in the 4th when 3 runs scored on an error. In the 7th, they were able to pick up another run on an error. Collado closed it out with 3 scoreless innings as the Hooks won 4-0.
Note: Paredes has a 2.63 ERA with 107 K in 78.2 innings this season.
- Abraham Toro, 3B: 0-for-4, R
- J.J. Matijevic, 1B: 1-for-3, R, BB
- Stephen Wrenn, CF: 0-for-2, R, BB
- Chuckie Robinson, DH: 1-for-4, R
- Enoli Paredes, RHP: 6.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 9 K (WIN)
- Willy Collado, RHP: 3.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K (SAVE)
A+: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (43-51) POSTPONED
A: Quad Cities River Bandits (58-32) won 9-3 (BOX SCORE)
Bermudez was the starter for the River Bandits last night and he turned in a nice outing striking out 8 over 5 scoreless innings. QC picked up 3 runs in the first on a Salazar sac fly and a Kessinger 2 run single. In the 2nd inning they scored 2 more on a Dennis 2 run HR. They capped their scoring picking up 4 runs in the 5th on a Salazar 2 run double, Lacroix RBI single, and Dennis RBI single. Freure allowed 3 runs in relief but Martin was able to close out the win.
Note: Salazar is hitting .333 with 6 RBI over his lat 10 games.
- Austin Dennis, 2B: 2-for-4, 2 R, HR, 3 RBI, BB
- Ramiro Rodriguez, CF: 1-for-3, 2 R, 2B, 2 BB, SB
- Oscar Campos, DH: 1-for-4, 2 R, BB, SB
- Cesar Salazar, C: 2-for-4, R, 2 2B, 3 RBI
- Grae Kessinger, SS: 2-for-4, 2 RBI
- Jonathan Lacroix, LF: 1-for-4, R, RBI, SB
- Carlos Machado, RF: 0-for-2, R, BB
- Jonathan Bermudez, RHP: 5.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 8 K (WIN)
- R.J. Freure, RHP: 3.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 2 K
- Hunter Martin, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
A-: Tri-City ValleyCats (12-17) POSTPONED
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
RR: TBD – 7:05 PM CT
CC: J.B. Bukauskas (5.91 ERA) – 6:15 PM CT
FV: Luis Garcia (2.89 ERA) – 4:00 PM CT
QC: Brett Daniels (1.59 ERA) 6:35 PM CT
TC: Manny Ramirez (4.11 ERA) – 4:00 PM CT
**Photo Credit: Tammy Tucker**