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Astros Minor League Recap: June 4th

Spencer Arrighetti | Credit: Corpus Christi Hooks

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

AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (24-33) lost 20-9 (BOX SCORE)

Sugar Land got off to a good start scotring 4 runs in the first on a Perez RBI single, Matijevic 2 run single and McKenna RBI groundout. Garcia got the start and allowed 3 unearned runs over 3 innings. Things unraveled in the 5th as the pen allowed 17 runs over the next three innings. The offense added a couple more runs but fell 20-9.

Note: Matijevic has a .799 OPS this season.

AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (25-26) won 3-2 (BOX SCORE)

Arrighetti started for the Hooks and was dominant again striking out 7 over 5 scoreless innings. The Hooks got on the board in the 2nd inning on a Barber sac fly. They got 2 more in the 3rd on a wild pitch and Loperfido RBI groundout. Plumlee relieved Arrighetti and allowed 2 runs but was able to hold on for the save in the 3-2 win.

Note: Arrighetti has 44 K in 32 innings with a 0.56 ERA since the beginning of May.

A+: Asheville Tourists (22-25) won 9-6 (BOX SCORE)

Palma put Asheville on the board with a sac fly in the first inning. In the 2nd inning, Sandle added a 2 run HR. The offense continued to add on getting 3 in the 3rd on a Sacco RBI single and another Sandle 2 run HR. Miley got the start and was great striking out 6 over 5 innings while allowing 1 run. Asheville got another in the 7th on a Sacco solo HR. Bellozo allowed 5 runs over the final 4 innings but held on for the save.

Note: Palma is hitting .309 this season.

A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (19-31) lost 6-2 (BOX SCORE)

The Woodpeckers got the scoring start in the 3rd inning on a Balogh RBI single. Nodal got the start but ran into trouble in the 3rd allowing 5 runs as he completed just 2.2 innings. He was relieved by Garcia who allowed 1 run over 3.1 innings in his season debut. The offense got one back in the 7th on an Encarnacion RBI single but that would be it as they fell 6-2.

Note: Daniels is hitting .250 over his rehab assignment.

Today’s minor league starters:





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