Another day of minor league action is in the books. You can see all the Astros affiliates results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (51-60) lost 13-5 (BOX SCORE)
Bermudez started for Sugar Land and allowed 7 runs over 4 innings of work. Dirden got Sugar Land on the board with a 3 run HR in the 5th, his first Triple-A HR. The bullpen struggled too allowing another six runs as the Space Cowboys found themselves in a big hole. The offense would get a couple back on a Diaz RBI single and a groundout but that was it as the Space Cowboys fell 13-5.
Note: Dirden is hitting .364 with 8 RBI in five Triple-A games.
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (48-60) lost 10-4 (BOX SCORE)
Chaidez started for the Hooks but struggled allowing 6 runs over 3 innings. He was relieved by Deason who allowed 3 runs over 3.1 innings. The offense finally got on the board in the 7th on back to back homers from Wagner and Salazar. Salazar would add a 2 run HR in the 9th. That was it for the offense though as they fell 10-4.
Note: Salazar has a .844 OPS in Double-A.
A+: Asheville Tourists (46-59) lost 13-3 (BOX SCORE)
Gaither started for the Tourists and went 4 innings allowing 2 runs, 1 earned. Stevens put Asheville on the board with an RBI double in the 2nd inning. They got another run in the 4th on a Guerrero RBI single. The game was tied 2-2 going into the 6th but the Braves scored 11 runs between the 6th, 7th and 8th innings. Stevens added a sac fly in the 8th but that would be it as the Tourists fell 13-3.
Note: Loperfido is hitting .400 in High-A.
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (47-60) lost 6-4 (BOX SCORE)
Swanson started for the Woodpeckers and allowed 1 run over 5 innings of work. The game was 1-0 headed into the 7th but Dezenzo tied it with a solo HR. The Woodpeckers took the lead in the 8th scoring 2 runs on a Sacco RBI single and Melton sac fly. Miley allowed 2 runs in the 9th as the Wood Ducks tied it. The game went to extras and Schroeder allowed 3 runs runs. The Woodpeckers got one back on a Loftin RBI single but that was it as they fell 6-4.
Note: Dezenzo has a 1.215 OPS in 6 games in Single-A.
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