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Astros Minor League Recap: September 7th

Jake Bloss | Credit: Georgetown University Athletics

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

AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (53-82) lost 6-2 (BOX SCORE)

Kouba got the start for Sugar Land and went 4 innings allowing 4 runs while striking out 8. The pen allowed a couple more runs as OKC extended their lead. The offense got 2 runs back in the 8th on a Salazar RBI double and Costes RBI single but that was it as they fell 6-2.

Note: Kouba has 129 K in 122 innings this season.

AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (64-65) lost 2-1 (BOX SCORE)

Stevens put the Hooks on the board with a solo HR in the 2nd inning. Blubaugh got the start and allowed 1 run over 3.1 innings. Robaina pitched in relief striking out 7 over 4 innings while allowing 1 run. The offense was quiet the rest of the way as the Hooks fell 2-1.

Note: Robaina has a 3.51 ERA this season.

A+: Asheville Tourists (48-76) lost 4-3 (BOX SCORE)

Asheville got on the board in the first scoring 2 runs on a Garcia RBI single and another run on a balk. They got another run in the 5th on a Borden RBI single. Mancini started for Asheville and pitched well tossing 5 scoreless innings. Ullola pitched in relief and allowed 4 runs, 2 earned over 3 innings. The offense was unable to score again as they fell 4-3.

Note: Cole has 36 SB this season.

A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (57-72) won 7-4 (BOX SCORE)

Santa got the start but was pulled after retiring one batter due to injury. He was relieved by Nodal who allowed 2 runs, 1 earned over 2.2 innings. Guillemette put the Woodpeckers on the board in the 6th inning with a 2 run single. The offense rallied for 5 runs in the 8th on a Santander RBI single and Ferreras grand slam. Bloss closed it out going 6 innings allowing just 1 unearned run.

Note: Bloss has a 2.76 ERA in Single-A.

Today’s minor league starters:

SL: Spencer Arrighetti – 7:05 CT

CC: Ryan Gusto – 7:05 CT

AV: Nic Swanson – 6:00 CT

FV: Amilcar Chirinos – 6:05 CT

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