Another day of minor league action is in the books. You can see all the Astros affiliates results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (4-58) won 10-1 (BOX SCORE)
Sugar Land got on the board in the first inning scoring 2 runs on RBI singles from Brinson and Jones. Leon was hit in the face by a pitch in the first inning and removed from the game. Sugar Land added another run in the 3rd on a Diaz RBI double and one in the 4th on a fielder’s choice. Sugar Land blew it open in the 5th scoring 6 runs on with two scoring on a wild pitch and error, a Costes 2 run HR, and then two more runs scoring on an error. Bielak got the start and pitched well tossing 5 scoreless innings. France closed it out striking out 6 over the final 4 innings and allowing 1 unearned run.
Note: Hensley has a .400 OBP this season.
- David Hensley, SS: 2-for-4, 3 R, 2B, 2 BB, SB
- Corey Julks, CF: 1-for-2, 2 R, 3 BB
- Lewis Brinson, RF: 1-for-4, RBI, BB
- J.J. Matijevic, 1B: 1-for-5, R, RBI
- Yainer Diaz, C: 1-for-5, 2B, RBI
- Taylor Jones, DH: 3-for-4, R, 2B, RBI, BB
- Franklin Barreto, 3B: 2-for-4, R, 2B
- Alex De Goti, 2B: 1-for-4, R, BB
- Marty Costes, LF: 1-for-5, R, HR, 2 RBI
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (47-54) lost 5-1 (BOX SCORE)
Tamarez started for the Hooks and pitched well tossing 5 scoreless innings with 7 strikeouts. He was relieved by Robaina who allowed 5 runs over 1.2 innings. The Hooks got on the board with a Whitcomb RBI triple in the 7th. Horrell tossed 2.1 scoreless innings in relief but the offense was unable to comeback as they fell 5-1.
Note: Tamarez has 93 K in 83.2 innings this season.
A+: Asheville Tourists (42-55) POSTPONED
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (43-55) lost 8-6 (BOX SCORE)
Calderon started for the Woodpeckers and allowed 6 runs, 4 earned, over 4 innings. The offense got on the board in the 3rd scoring 5 runs on an Alvarez 2 run single, Whitaker 2 run double and Price RBI single. The Woodpeckers picked up another run in the 4th on a wild pitch. Salgado relieved Calderon and pitched well until the 8th where he allowed 2 runs as the Woodpeckers would fall 8-6.
Note: Price is hitting .385 with 4 RBI in 3 games.