Another day of minor league action is in the book. See the results below.
AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (24-29) lost 8-4 (BOX SCORE)
Tamarez started for Sugar Land and allowed 3 runs over 3.2 innings. Endersby relieved Tamarez and allowed 3 runs in 2.1 innings. The offense got a run in the 4th on a double play and then 2 runs in the 7th on RBI groundouts. In the 8th, Leon connected on a solo HR. That would be it from the offense though as they were unable to complete the comeback.
Note: Leon has a .771 OPS this season.
AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (23-25) won 3-1 (BOX SCORE)
The Hooks got on the board on an RBI double from Barber in the 4th. Gordon got the start and was great tossing 5 scoreless innings with 4 strikeouts. The Naturals got a run in the 6th to tie it at 1. The game went to the 9th tied at 1-1 but the Hooks took the lead scoring 2 runs on a fielder’s choice and a Correa sac fly. Chaidez tossed 3 scoreless innings after allowing the run in the 6th as he closed the game out for the 3-1 win.
Note: Gordon has a 3.61 ERA with 57 K in 47.1 innings this season.
A+: Asheville Tourists (20-24) lost 5-1 (BOX SCORE)
Blubaugh started for Asheville and allowed 1 run over 4.1 innings. The offense got on the board in the 3rd on a Price RBI double. Santos pitched in relief and struggled allowing 4 runs over 3 innings. The offense was unable to respond as the Tourists fell in this one, 5-1.
Note: Borden has a .922 OPS in High-A this season.
A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (18-29) lost 8-1 (BOX SCORE)
Chirinos started for the Woodpeckers and struggled allowing 3 runs, 2 earned, over 2.1 innings. The Woodpeckers got a run in the 6th inning with a run scoring on a balk. Santa pitched in relief and allowed 2 runs over 2.2 innings. The pen gave up a few more and the offense was quiet as the Woodpeckers fell 8-1.
Note: Urias has 13 K in 9 innings this season.