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Astros Minor League Recap: May 28th

Julio Robaina | Credit: Tammy Tucker

Another day of minor league action is in the books. See the results below.

AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (22-28) won 5-4 (BOX SCORE)

Sugar Land got on the board in the 3rd inning on a Kessinger sac fly. They got 4 more in the 4th on a Leon solo HR, Perez RBI double and Berryhill 2 run HR. McGowin got the start and allowed 3 runs over 5.2 innings. Hansen came on in relief and closed it out allowing 1 run over 3.1 innings.

Note: McGowin has a 3.50 ERA this season.

AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (21-24) won 7-5 (BOX SCORE)

Robaina started for the Hooks and went 5 innings allowing 1 run with 5 strikeouts. Corona put the Hooks on the board in the first inning with a lead-off HR. They took the lead in the 4th on a Correa RBI single. In the 5th, Hamilton connected on another grand slam, his 5th HR of the season. Brown gave up a few runs but was able to hold on for the 7-5 win.

Note: Hamilton has 5 HR, 19 RBI in 23 games in May.

  • Julio Robaina, LHP: 5.0 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 5 K (WIN)
  • Aaron Brown, RHP: 4.0 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 7 K (SAVE)

A+: Asheville Tourists (19-22) POSTPONED

A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (16-28)

Game 1 – lost 2-0 (BOX SCORE)

Guilfoil started for the Woodpeckers and tossed 1.2 scoreless innings. He was relieved by Carrasco who allowed a run in relief. Swanson was next in and went 4 innings allowing 1 unearned run. The offense collected just two hits as they were shutout in game one.

Note: Swanson has a 3.31 ERA this season.

Game 2 – lost 3-1 (BOX SCORE)

Dombroski started game two for the Woodpeckers and allowed 1 run over 4 innings of work. Nodal pitched in relief allowing 2 runs over 3 innings. The offense only picked up one run on a Balogh RBI groundout as they dropped game two, 3-1.

Note: Dombroski has 56 K in 39.2 innings this season.

  • Jackson Loftin, 3B: 0-for-2, R, BB, SB
  • Narbe Cruz, SS: 1-for-2, BB
  • Ricardo Balogh, 1B: 0-for-2, RBI, BB

Today’s minor league starters:




FV: TBD – 6:30 CT

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