Astros Minor League Recap: September 15th, 2021
Another day of minor league baseball is in the books and you can see all the Astros affiliates results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Skeeters (66-48) OFF
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (52-63) won 4-0 (BOX SCORE)
The Hooks got on the board in the first inning on a Julks RBI double. In the 3rd, Arias connected on a solo HR and Schreiber added a 2 run HR. Lawson started for the Hooks and dominated tossing 8 scoreless innings. Hernandez tossed a scoreless 9th inning to close it out.
Note: Schreiber is hitting .297 with 17 HR this season.
- Jason Castro, C: 1-for-4, R
- Joe Perez, 2B: 1-for-3, R, 2B, BB
- Scott Schreiber, 1B: 1-for-4, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Corey Julks, LF: 1-for-4, 2B, RBI
- Matthew Barefoot, RF: 1-for-4, 2B
- Bryan Arias, 2B: 2-for-4, R, HR, RBI
- Brandon Lawson, RHP: 8.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K (WIN)
- Nick Hernandez, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
A+: Asheville Tourists (52-60) won 10-1 (BOX SCORE)
Whitcomb put the Tourists on the board in the first inning with a solo HR. Robaina got the start and went 5 innings allowing 1 unearned run and striking out 6. Abreu added a 2 run HR in the 4th to extend the lead. Whitcomb stayed hot in the 7th connecting on a 2 run double. The Tourists blew it open even more in the 8th scoring 4 runs on a Diaz 2 run HR, Abreu RBI triple and Santana sac fly. Stubbs added a solo HR in the 9th. Holcomb tossed 3 scoreless in relief and West closed it out with a scoreless 9th.
Note: Whitcomb is hitting .325 with 5 2B, 3 HR, 11 RBI in September.
- Zach Daniels, RF: 0-for-4, R, BB
- Shay Whitcomb, SS: 2-for-5, R, 2B, HR, 3 RBI
- C.J. Stubbs, DH: 2-for-5, R, 2B, HR, RBI
- Yainer Diaz, C: 3-for-5, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI
- Deury Carrasco, 2B: 1-for-4, R
- Wilyer Abreu, CF: 2-for-3, 2 R, HR, 3 RBI, BB
- Luis Guerrero, LF: 1-for-4, R, SB
- Julio Robaina, LHP: 5.0 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 K (WIN)
- Kevin Holcomb, RHP: 3.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
- Derek West, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (52-64) lost 9-2 (BOX SCORE)
Brown started for the Woodpeckers and went 3.2 innings allowing 3 runs. The Woodpeckers picked up a run in the 3rd on a solo HR and in the 4th on a Rodriguez RBI groundout. Rodriguez pitched in relief and allowed 3 runs in 0.2 innings. The Mudcats would add a few more runs as the Woodpeckers lost 9-2.
Note: Mascai has 7 HR in Low-A this season.
- Kobe Kato, 3B: 1-for-4, BB
- Joey Loperfido, CF: 0-for-3, R, SB
- Michael Sandle, RF: 1-for-3, 3B, SB
- Nerio Rodriguez, C: 0-for-3, RBI, BB
- Will Wagner, 2B: 1-for-3, 2B, BB
- Victor Mascai, 1B: 1-for-4, R, HR, RBI
- Aaron Brown, RHP: 3.2 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 6 K
- Jacob DeLabio, RHP: 1.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 K
- Elian Rodriguez, RHP: 0.2 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 4 BB, 2 K
- Carlos Hiraldo, RHP: 2.1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
- Kasey Ford, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 4 BB, 0 K
- Pedro Leon, CF: 1-for-3, RBI
- Tyler Whitaker, 3B: 2-for-4, R, HR, RBI, SB
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:
SL: TBD – 7:05 CT
CC: TBD – 7:05 CT
AV: Alfredi Jimenez (4.62 ERA) – 10:00 CT
FV: TBD – 5:30 CT
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