Another day of minor league action is in the books. See the results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (8-15) lost 24-2 (BOX SCORE)
Really rough game for the Hooks. The pitching staff allowed 24 runs and the defense has 4 errors. The offense got RBIs from Machado and lee but that was it as they fell 24-2.
- Korey Lee, C: 1-for-5, RBI
- Justin Dirden, CF: 0-for-3, R, BB
- Ross Adolph, RF: 1-for-3, BB
- Grae Kessinger, 2B: 2-for-4, R
- Dixon Machado, SS: 1-for-3, 2B, RBI, BB
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (6-11) won 4-2 (BOX SCORE)
Kouba started for the Hooks and was dominant striking out 10 over 6 innings while allowing just one hit and one run. The offense got on the board in the 3rd on a Loperfido RBI groundout. They got 3 more in the 5th on an error and a Loperfido 2 run double. Brown tossed 2 scoreless innings in relief to pick up the save in the 4-2 win.
Note: Kouba has 25 K in 17.1 innings this season.
- Quincy Hamilton, LF: 1-for-3, R, 2 BB
- Kenedy Corona, DH: 1-for-4, R, 3B, RBI, BB
- Joey Loperfido, CF: 2-for-4, 2B, 3 RBI
- Shay Whitcomb, 3B: 1-for-4, 2B
- Alex McKenna, RF: 1-for-3, R, 2B, BB
- Rhett Kouba, RHP: 6.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 10 K (WIN)
- Devin Conn, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
- Tyler Brown, RHP: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K (SAVE)
A+: Asheville Tourists (7-9) POSTPONED
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (8-9) lost 5-2 (BOX SCORE)
Nodal started for the Woodpeckers and went 4 innings allowing 3 runs. The offense got on the board in the 5th on a Encarnacion 2 run HR. Swanson was solid in relief allowing 2 runs, 1 earned over 4 innings with 6 strikeouts but the offense was quiet the rest of the way as they fell 5-2.
Note: Clifford has a .526 OBP this season.
- Ryan Clifford, RF: 0-for-2, 2 BB, SB
- Leosdanis Molina, SS: 2-for-4, R
- Luis Encarnacion, 1B: 1-for-4, R, HR, 2 RBI
- Jose Nodal, LHP: 4.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 5 K
- Walker Brockhouse, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 K
- Nic Swanson, RHP: 4.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 6 K
Today’s minor league starters:
SL: J.P. France – 8:05 CT
CC: Colton Gordon – 7:00 CT
AV: Edinson Batista – 6:35 CT
FV: Trey Dombroski – 6:05 CT
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