Another day of minor league action is in the books. You can see all the Astros affiliates results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (10-13) lost 7-1 (BOX SCORE)
Hensley put Sugar Land on the board early with an RBI single in the first inning. France started for the Space Cowboys and went 4 innings allowing 2 runs while walking 5 and striking out 5. Conine relieved France and allowed 5 runs in 4innings. The offense was unable to scratch across anymore runs as the Space Cowboys fell 7-1.
Note: Hensley is hitting .292 this season.
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (9-11) won 7-5 (BOX SCORE)
Melendez started for the Hooks and went 3.2 innings allowing 1 run. Valdez got the scoring started for the Hooks with an RBI single in the 4th. In the 6th, Diaz added an RBI double to take a 2-1 lead. The Hooks added 2 more runs in the 7th on an Alvarez RBI single and Guerrero sac fly. Tamarez went 3 innings in relief allowing 1 run but struggled with the command walking 6. Record relieved Tamarez and allowed 3 runs in the 8th as the Drillers took the lead. In the top of the 9th, with two outs and two on, Valdez connected on a 3 run HR to give the Hooks the lead. Conn tossed a scoreless 9th to close it out.
Note: Valdez is hitting .351 with 4 HR this season.
A+: Asheville Tourists (3-17) lost 10-4 (BOX SCORE)
Jimenez started for the Tourists and really had a rough outing allowing 12 hits and 10 runs in just 4.2 innings. The offense picked up 2 runs in the second on a 2 run HR from Lee. They would get a couple solo HRs, one from Stevens in the 5th and one from Daniels in the 6th. McDonald was solid in relief tossing 4 scoreless innings but the offense was unable to make the comeback.
Note: McDonald has 17 K in 11.1 innings this season.
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (8-12) won 2-1 (BOX SCORE)
Another strong pitching performance for Fayetteville. Gusto got the start and tossed 6 scoreless innings with 6 strikeouts. Mascai put the Woodpeckers on the board with a solo HR in the 5th. In the 6th, Palma added an RBI double to take a 2-0 lead. Betances went 2 innings allowing 1 run and Garcia closed it out striking out 2 in a scoreless 9th to pick up the save.
Note: Gusto has a 2.25 ERA this season.