Another day of minor league action is in the books. You can see all the Astros affiliates results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (20-31) lost 8-5 (BOX SCORE)
Bielak started for Sugar Land and allowed 5 runs over 3 innings, though only 2 were earned. The offense got on the board in the 3rd on a Barreto solo HR and Julks 2 run HR. The Space Cowboys entered the 8th down 5-3. Manea drove in a run with an RBI single but the tying run was thrown out at the plate. The Isotopes added some insurance in the 9th scoring 3 runs. Sugar Land got one back in the bottom of the inning on a Brinson RBI single but that was it as they fell 8-5.
Note: Julks has 11 HR over his last 19 games.
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (20-28) lost 8-2 (BOX SCORE)
Melendez started for the Hooks and went 4 innings allowing 2 runs. He was relieved by Casey who allowed a run and retired just one batter. The Hooks got on the board in the 7th scoring 2 runs on an Abreu RBI groundout and Berryhill RBI single. The bullpen allowed a couple more runs and that it from the offense as they fell 8-2.
Note: Berryhill has 34 RBI this season.
A+: Asheville Tourists (19-28) won 7-3 (BOX SCORE)
Arrighetti started for the Tourists and pitched really well. After a walk and a homer to start the game, he went 5 innings without allowing another run and struck out 10. The Tourists got on the board in the 2nd with a run and then picked up 3 more in the 4th on RBI singles from Stubbs, Santana, and Hamilton. In the 5th, the Tourists picked up 2 more runs on a Barber 2 run HR. Lopez pitched well in relief striking out 5 over 3 innings while allowing 1 run. Stevens added a sac fly in the 8th for another insurance run. Betances closed it out with a scoreless 9th to seal the win.
Note: Arrighetti has 63 K in 42.1 innings this season.
- Quincy Hamilton, LF: 2-for-5, R, 2B, RBI, 2 SB
- J.C. Correa, 1B: 1-for-5, 2B
- Will Wagner, 3B: 1-for-4, BB
- Chad Stevens, SS: 1-for-4, R, RBI
- Colin Barber, RF: 2-for-3, 3 R, 2B, HR, 2 RBI, BB
- Michael Sandle, CF: 2-for-3, BB, 2 SB
- Cristian Gonzalez, DH: 0-for-3, R, BB
- C.J. Stubbs, C: 2-for-3, R, 2B, RBI, BB
- Luis Santana, 2B: 1-for-4, RBI
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (20-28) lost 6-0 (BOX SCORE)
Santos got the start for the Woodpeckers and pitched well striking out 4 over 5 innings while allowing 1 run. He was relieved by Miley who went 4 innings but allowed 5 runs in his first inning of work. The offense was quiet on the night picking up just two hits as the Woodpeckers were shutout in the 6-0 loss.
Note: Santos has 47 K in 38.2 innings this season.