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Astros Minor League Recap: June 30th

Hunter Brown | Credit: Camera Plant Photography

Another day of minor league action is in the books. You can see all the Astros affiliates results below.

AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (33-42) won 15-0 (BOX SCORE)

The Space Cowboys jumped out to a huge lead scoring 8 runs in the 3rd on a Diaz 2 run HR, RBI singles from Julks and Valdez, and a Leon 3 run HR. A Siri HR in the 5th and Valdez bases loaded HBP in the 6th extended the lead. The Space Cowboys put it out of reach in the 7th scoring 4 more runs on a Julks 2 run double, Siri RBI double and Valdez RBI single. Brown started for Sugar Land and was great tossing 6 scoreless innings with 7 strikeouts. The bullpen was great getting scoreless outings from Olczak, Hernandez and Blanco to close it out.

Note: Brown has a 2.42 ERA with 92 K in 67 innings this season.


AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (33-38) lost 8-3 (BOX SCORE)

Dirden put the Hooks on the board with a solo HR in the first inning. In the 2nd inning, the Hooks got another run on a Wagner solo HR. Wagner would later add an RBI single in the 4th. Deason got the start and allowed 3 runs over 4 innings. Endersby relieved Deason and allowed 5 runs over 3 innings. The Hooks offense was quiet the rest of the game as they fell 8-3.

Note: Dirden posted a .943 OPS in June.


A+: Asheville Tourists (3-41) won 17-9 (BOX SCORE)

McDermott got the start and allowed 6 runs over 3.1 innings. The offense got going in the 3rd scoring 2 runs on an error and another on a Santana RBI single. In the 4th, the offense picked up 5 runs on a Sandle RBI single, Barber RBI single, Santana 2 run single and a run scoring on an error. The offense got two more in the 5th on a bases loaded HBP to Barber and a Stevens RBI groundout. In the 7th the offense scored twice on bases loaded walks to Carrasco and Alvarez. The offense continued the onslaught in the 8th with a Barber RBI double and a Stubbs 3 run HR. McDonald allowed 2 runs over 4.1 innings in relief and Peck closed it out allowing 1 run over the final 1.1 innings as the Tourists won big, 17-9.

Note: Barber is hitting .330 with a .953 OPS this season.


A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (33-38) lost 2-1 (BOX SCORE)

Mejias started for the Woodpeckers and tossed 4.2 scoreless innings with 5 strikeouts. The offense got on the board when a run scored on an error following a double steal. Ullola pitched in relief and struck out 6 over 4 innings allowing 1 run. The game went to extra innings and the Mudcats walked it off on the first batter of the 10th.

Note: Ullola has 49 K in 31 innings this season.


Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:

SL: Peter Solomon (6.12 ERA) – 7:35 CT

CC: Adrian Chaidez (6.32 ERA) – 7:05 CT

AV: Juan Pablo Lopez (10.72 ERA) – 5:35 CT

FV: TBD – 6:00 CT

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