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Astros Minor League Recap: September 11th

Colton Gordon | Credit: Joe Dwyer

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

AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (63-70) won 5-1 (BOX SCORE)

Dubin started for Sugar Land and pitched well tossing 4 scoreless innings. Meyers put Sugar Land on the board in the first with an RBI single. They got another in the 5th on a Diaz solo HR. The offense added some insurance with 3 runs in the 8th on a Dirden RBI single, Leon RBI double and Costes RBI single. Taylor tossed 1.1 scoreless innings in relief and Mushinski closed it out with a scoreless 9th inning to seal the win.

Note: Leon has a .837 OPS in Triple-A.

AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (62-69) lost 7-6 (BOX SCORE)

The Hooks got on the board with a Kessinger RBI single in the 2nd inning. In the 3rd inning, the Hooks got 2 runs on RBI doubles from Berryhill and Perez. Robaina got the start and allowed 1 run over 3 innings of work. Chaidez pitched in relief and allowed 4 runs and Horrell allowed 1 run as the RockHounds took the lead. The Hooks got a run in the 7th on a Wagner bases loaded walk and then tied the game on a Stubbs 2 run HR in the 8th. Unfortunately, the RockHounds picked up a run in the 9th inning and would win 7-6.

Note: Berryhill has a .802 OPS this season.

A+: Asheville Tourists (62-69) won 9-1 (BOX SCORE)

Santana put Asheville on the board early connecting on a grand slam in the first inning. Corona added a 2 run HR in the 2nd inning, his 19th of the season. Gordon got the start and pitched really well striking out 9 over 5.2 scoreless innings. The offense got a few more runs on a Gonzalez RBI single in the 6th and a Correa RBI double in the 7th inning. DeLabio closed it out with a scoreless 9th inning.

Note: Gordon has 8 BB/78 K in 53.2 innings this season.

A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (55-75) won 3-0 (BOX SCORE)

Calderon got the start and tossed 3 scoreless innings. He was relieved by DeVos who tossed 3 scoreless innings with 6 strikeouts. All the runs for Fayetteville came on a 3 run HR from Clifford in the 6th inning. Guilfoil struck out 7 over 3 no-hit innings as he closed out the 3-0 win.

Note: Guilfoil finished the season with a 0.52 ERA and 31 K in 17.2 innings.

Today’s minor league starters:





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