Another day of minor league action is in the books. You can see all the Astros affiliates results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (32-40) won 3-2 (BOX SCORE)
Donato started for the Space Cowboys and pitched well allowing 1 run over 6 innings. The Space Cowboys got on the board in the 2nd inning on a Hensley RBI double and De Goti RBI single. In the 8th, Tacoma tied the game up at 2. The game went into the 9th tied at 2 but De Goti sent the fans home happy with a walk-0ff HR to win it 3-2.
Note: Hensley has a .864 OPS this season.
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (32-37) won 7-0 (BOX SCORE)
Robaina started for the Hooks and was great tossing 5 scoreless innings with 6 strikeouts. The Hooks got on the board in the 3rd on a pair of 2 run singles from Arias and Berryhill. In the 5th, Salazar added some insurance with a 3 run HR to make it 7-0. The bullpen was great with Torres, Sprinkle and West all tossing scoreless innings to close it out.
Note: Berryhill has 45 RBI in 62 games this season,
A+: Asheville Tourists (28-40) won 5-4 (BOX SCORE)
Jaquez started and allowed 1 run over 2 innings. He was relieved by Cobos who allowed 2 runs in 4 innings. Stevens put the Tourists on the board in the 4th with a solo HR. The Tourists went into the 9th down 4-1 and rallied scoring 4 runs on a Corona 2 run HR and Santana 2 run single to take the lead. Gusto and Cody closed it out to seal the 5-4 win.
Note: Corona has 3 HR, 11 RBI over his last 6 games.
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (32-36) lost 10-3 (BOX SCORE)
Barry started for the Woodpeckers and struggled allowing 8 runs over 2 innings. He was relieved by Ford who allowed 2 runs, 1 earned over 2 innings. The offense got on the board in the 7th scoring 3 runs on a Cerny RBI double, Rivas RBI groundout, and Whitaker RBI single. Calderon tossed 5 scoreless innings with 6 strikeouts but the offense was unable to get anything else going as they fell 10-3.
Note: Cerny has a .807 OPS this season.
Today’s starters according to MiLB.com: