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Astros Minor League Recap: September 8th

Chayce McDermott | Credit: Joe Dwyer

Astros Minor League Recap: September 8th, 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 (63-45) OFF

AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (48-61) lost 5-4 (BOX SCORE)

Daniels started for the Hooks and allowed 2 runs over 2 innings of work. He was relieved by Conn who allowed 1 run over 3 innings. The Hooks scored 3 runs in the 4th on a Valdez solo HR, Adolph RBI double and Kessinger RBI single. The bullpen was solid with Hernandez tossing 3 scoreless innings. The Hooks went into the 9th down 4-3 but they tied it up on a Perez RBI double. The game went to extra innings and in the 12th, the RockHounds took a 5-4 lead. The Hooks were unable to respond as they fell 5-4.

Note: Perez has 31 2B this season.

A+: Asheville Tourists (48-58) lost 10-7 (BOX SCORE)

Tamarez got the start in this one and struck out 7 over 5 innings while allowing 4 runs. The Tourists got on the board in the 2nd on a Diaz RBI single. In the 3rd they picked up 3 runs on a Stubbs RBI single and Carrasco 2 run HR. They got another run in the 4th on a Guerrero RBI single and then 2 in the 5th on a Stubbs RBI single and Carrasco RBI double. The bullpen struggled though with Jaquez giving up 4 runs and Cody allowing 2 as the Tourists lost 10-7.

Note: Tamarez has 98 K in 68.2 innings this season.

A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (51-59) won 5-3 (BOX SCORE)

Rodriguez started and went 2 innings allowing 2 runs. After a scoreless inning from DeLabio, McDermott was next in and he went 4 innings allowing 1 unearned run while striking out 5. Mascai put the offense on the board in the 6th with an RBI single. The Woodpeckers went into the 9th down 3-1 but rallied for 4 runs on a 2 run error and a Loperfido 2 run HR. Garcia closed it out to pick up the save.

Note: McDermott has 30 K in 15.2 innings this season.

Today’s starters according to

SL: TBD – 7:05 CT

CC: Brandon Lawson (4.93 ERA) – 4:05 CT

AV: Julio Robaina (3.86 ERA) – 5:35 CT

FV: TBD – 6:00 CT

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**Photo Credit: Sugar Land Skeeters**

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