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Astros Minor League Recap: April 5th

Pedro Leon | Credit: Tammy Tucker

Minor league baseball is finally back! The first day is in the books and you can see all the Astros affiliates results below.

AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (0-1) lost 7-6 (BOX SCORE)

JJ Matijevic got the scoring started early for the Space Cowboys crushing a 2 run HR to right in the first inning. JP France got the start for the Space Cowboys but struggled with his command walking 4 and allowing 3 runs in the first before being pulled. In the top of the second, Pedro Leon drove 2 runs in with a double off the left field wall. Jon Olczak relieved France and struggled as well as he allowed 3 runs in 2.1 innings.. In the 3rd, Korey Lee contributed to the scoring with a sacrifice fly. Mushinski and Hernandez both tossed 2 scoreless innings in relief to keep it close. Sugar Land went into the 9th down 1 but tied the game up when Leon scored on a wild pitch. In the bottom of the 9th, the River Cats walked it off to win the opener 7-6.

Note: Jones finished the minor league season hitting .331 with a 1.009 OPS.

AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (–) 

A+: Asheville Tourists (–) 

A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (–)

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