Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Recaps

Houston Astros Minor League Recap: June 16th

Astros prospect

Houston Astros Minor League Recap: June 16th

All four full season teams as well as the DSL squads in action. See how the prospects performed last night.

AAA: Fresno Grizzlies (30-35) won 4-0 (BOX SCORE)

Valdez got the start for the Grizzlies and was fantastic. He tossed a complete game shutout allowing just 1 hit with 10 strikeouts. Fresno got on the board with a Duffy RBI single in the first inning. Fresno added to the scoring with a Tucker solo HR, his 3rd in AAA. In the 8th the Grizzlies got an RBI single from Reed. In the 9th Perez added an RBI single to cap the scoring.

  • Cesar Valdez, RHP: 9.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 10 K (WIN)

AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (43-23)

GAME 1 lost 4-3 (BOX SCORE)

Hooks dropped the first game of the double header. Grills got the start and pitched well but had one bad inning, the 3rd where he gave up 3 runs. He ended up going 7 innings allowing just the 3 runs. Corpus got their scoring started with a solo HR from McDonald in the 2nd inning. They would add another run in the 3rd on a Tanielu RBI single. In the 6th Gregor came through with an RBI single to tie the game at 3-3. The game would stay tied until the 9th when Frisco was able to walk-off with the win.

GAME 2 won 2-0 (BOX SCORE)

Corpus pitching limits Frisco to just two hits. Frias got the start and went the first 6 innings allowing 2 hits with no runs. Corpus only scored once but made it count. In the 3rd inning after a Teoscar single, Bregman hit a 2 run HR, his 14th HR of the season. West pitched a scoreless 7th inning to seal the win.

  • Edison Frias, RHP: 6.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 3 K (WIN)
  • Aaron West, RHP: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K (SAVE)

A+: Lancaster Jethawks (34-32) lost 6-4 (BOX SCORE)

Lancatser lost this one late last night. Dykxhoorn got the start and pitched well. He went 5 innings giving up 2 earned run with 5 strikeouts. Lancaster got on the board in the first with a Ferguson solo HR, his 5th of the season. In the 5th the Jethawks would get another run on a Boyd RBI single. They would enter the 9th down 4-2. In the 9th Woodward hit a game tying 2 run HR to send it to extras. Unfortunately, Bakersfield scored two in the 12th to win it.

A: Quad Cities River Bandits (29-36) lost 6-1 (BOX SCORE)

Quiet night for the offense. Quiala got the start and was roughed up a bit giving up 3 runs in just 1.2 innings of work. Nelson came on in relief and pitched 3.1 scoreless innings. Murphy pitched the final four innings pitching well outside of giving up a 3 run HR. The offense only had four hits with McCall collecting two of them, including a solo HR, his 4th HR of the season.

DSL Astros Orange (9-2) won 4-3 (BOX SCORE)

DSL Astros Blue (10-1) won 11-5 (BOX SCORE)

Today’s starters according to MiLB.com:

FRE: Joseph Musgrove (4.34 ERA)

CC: Cy Sneed (3.65 ERA)

LAN: Matt Bower (8.51 ERA)

QC: Franklin Perez (2.49 ERA)

Be sure to subscribe to receive weekly updates on the Astros minor league system. Also be sure to follow on Twitter, @AstrosFuture, and like my Facebook page, facebook.com/AstrosFuture.

**Photo Credit: Tammy Tucker**

You May Also Like

Astros

The 2024 season is finally here. While the Astros may not have the system they once had back 10 years ago, the system is...

Astros

Every year I try to predict a breakout prospect. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t. But one thing we have seen is almost every...

Astros

Forrest Whitley has seen his share of ups and downs over the years. The Houston Astros added him to the 40-man roster in November...

Astros

The Astros have developed pitching like no other team in baseball. Just a look at their rotation right now and you can see the...

Astros

According to a report from Ari Alexander of KPRC in Houston, the Astros are calling up one of their top prospects, Joey Loperfido. Loperfido...

Astros

The Astros’ 2023 draft class, the first for General Manager Dana Brown, has now had the chance to make their debuts last season and...

Astros

Last year, Kenny Van Doren wrote an article about how a pitcher drove 200 miles for a late workout with the Astros, and ended...

Astros

Every year a team needs help from the system. Not just with the top guys, but sometimes with more unheralded prospects that get spot...

Advertisement https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js?client=ca-pub-9802778140493167