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.
- Brett Daniels, RHP: 2.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 5 BB, 5 K
- Devin Conn, RHP: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
- Felipe Tejada, RHP: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
- Joe Record, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
- Nick Hernandez, RHP: 3.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
- Jonathan Sprinkle, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
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.