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Astros Minor League Recap: September 5th

Houston Astros' Colton Gordon
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Another day of minor league action is in the book. See the results below.

AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (53-80) won 6-0 (BOX SCORE)

The offense got off to a quick start scoring 3 runs in the first inning on a Leon RBI single and Matijevic 2 run single. Gordon got the start for Sugar Land and was great tossing 6 scoreless innings. The offense got 3 more runs in the 5th on a Hensley 2 run double and another run scoring on a balk. Dubin tossed 3 perfect innings to close out the 6-0 win.

Note: Gordon has 140 K in 118.2 innings this season.

  • Colton Gordon, LHP: 6.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K (WIN)
  • Shawn Dubin, RHP: 3.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K (SAVE)

AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (63-64) won 5-1 (BOX SCORE)

Brown got the start for the Hooks and pitched well allowing 1 run over 5.2 innings. The offense got on the board in the 5th on a Corona sac fly and then Melton connected on a solo HR in the 6th to put the Hooks up 2-1. The Hooks scored 3 more runs in the 8th on a Melton 2 run single and a Correa RBI single. Bellozo tossed 3 scoreless innings to close out the 5-1 lead.

Note: Bellozo has yet to allow a run in Double-A.

A+: Asheville Tourists (48-74) lost 5-1 (BOX SCORE)

The offense got on the board in the first on a Palma fielder’s choice. Guilfoil started for the Tourists and allowed 4 runs, 3 earned over 4.2 innings of work. The offense was quiet the rest of the way as the Tourists fell 5-1.

Note: Sacco has a .742 OPS in High-A.

A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (56-71) won 3-2 (BOX SCORE)

The Woodpeckers got on the board in the first inning on a Fisher solo HR. Pecko got the start and allowed 2 runs over 4.2 innings of work. Fisher tied things up in the 5th with another solo HR. In the 7th, Loftin gave the Woodpeckers the lead with a solo HR. Fleury closed it out tossing 4 scoreless innings with 6 strikeouts.

Note: Fisher has a .906 OPS this season.

  • Ethan Pecko, RHP: 4.2 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 6 K
  • Ian Foggo, RHP: 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
  • Jose Fleury, RHP: 4.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 4 BB, 6 K (WIN)

Today’s minor league starters:

SL: TBD – 6:35 CT

CC: TBD – 6:35 CT

AV: Nolan DeVos – 6:00 CT

FV: Jose Guedez – 6:05 CT

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