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Astros Minor League Recap: September 20th

Astros Minor League Recap: September 20th, 2021

The AAA affiliate is the only team in action left. See their results below.

AAA: Sugar Land Skeeters (70-49) won 5-3 (BOX SCORE)

Matijevic got the scoring started for the Skeeters crushing a 3 run HR to right, his 25th HR of the season. The Isotopes tied the game up in the 3rd scoring 3 runs on a single to CF and an error that allowed all three runners to score. Matijevic added an RBI double in the bottom of the 3rd to take a 4-3 lead. France got the start and pitched well allowing 3 runs, 2 earned over 5 innings while striking out 7. In the bottom of the 5th, Pena hit a laser to LF for 5th HR of the season as it extended the lead to 5-3. Dubin relieved France and tossed 3 scoreless innings. Blanco came on for the 9th and tossed an immaculate inning striking out the side to pick up the save.

Note: Pena is hitting .439 with 4 HR, 3 SB over his last 10 games.

  • J.P. France, RHP: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 7 K (WIN)
  • Shawn Dubin, RHP: 3.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
  • Ronel Blanco, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K (SAVE)

AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (54-65) SEASON OVER


A+: Asheville Tourists (54-62) SEASON OVER


A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (55-64) SEASON OVER


Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:

SL: Chad Donato (5.54 ERA) – 7:05 CT

CC: SEASON OVER

AV: SEASON OVER

FV: SEASON OVER

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**Photo Credit: Ken Valliere**

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