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Astros Minor League Recap: May 11th

Houston Astros' Jacob Melton
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Another day of minor league action is in the books. See the results below.

AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (14-21) won 7-6 (BOX SCORE)

Sugar Land got on the board in the 2nd inning on a 2 run single from Perez. They got another run in the 3rd on a Bannon sac fly. Hansen got the start and allowed 3 unearned runs over 3.2 innings. Davis allowed 3 runs in the 5th retiring just 2 batters. The offense got one back in the bottom of the 5th on a Bannon RBI single. The bullpen pitched well keeping things tight and Sugar Land tied it up in the 8th on a Lee RBI single and a run scoring on a wild pitch. The game went to extra innings and Sugar Land was able to walk it off on a Madris sac fly to win it.

Note: Lee is hitting .536 in May.

AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (12-17) lost 3-1 (BOX SCORE)

Robaina started for the Hooks and allowed 3 runs over 5 innings of work while striking out 2. The offense had a down night picking up just 1 run on a catcher’s interference in the 8th inning. VanWey and Brown had scoreless outings in relief but that would be it from the offense as the Hooks fell 3-1.

Note: Gilbert is hitting .333 in Double-A.

A+: Asheville Tourists (10-18) lost 9-4 (BOX SCORE)

Asheville got on the board in the first inning scoring 2 runs on an error and one run on a Cerny RBI single. Asheville got another run in the 5th on a Dezenzo RBI single. Santos got the start and went 4 innings allowing 4 runs. Ullola struggled in relief allowing 5 runs over 2 innings and the offense was shutout the rest of the way as the Tourists fell 9-4.

Note: Dezenzo is hitting .361 this season.

A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (12-17) lost 4-2 (BOX SCORE)

Guilfoil started for the Woodpeckers and went 3.1 innings allowing 4 runs, 2 earned with 7 strikeouts. The offense got on the board with a run in the 7th on an Espinosa sac fly and another in the 8th on a balk. Mancini was dominant in relief striking out 6 over 4 perfect innings but the offense was unable to get anything else going as they fell 4-2.

Note: Mancini has 33 K in 24.2 innings this season.

Today’s minor league starters:

SL: Jayden Murray – 7:05 CT

CC: Julio Robaina – 7:05 CT

AV: Edinson Batista – 6:00 CT

FV: TBD – 6:05 CT

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