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Astros Minor League Recap: September 12th

Houston Astros' Zach Dezenzo
Zach Dezenzo | Credit: Corpus Christi Hooks

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

AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (55-84) won 8-1 (BOX SCORE)

Sugar Land got on the board in the first on a Loperfido 2 run HR. They got another run in the 2nd inning on a Bannon solo HR. Blanco got the start and was dominant striking out 12 over 6 scoreless innings. The offense added one in the 5th on a Hensley walk. They would get 2 more in the 6th on a Bannon single and Whitocmb capped it off with a 2 run HR in the 7th inning. The pen was solid closing out the 8-1 win.

Note: Loperfido has 23 HR, 70 RBI this season.

AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (67-66) won 12-0 (BOX SCORE)

Robaina started for the Hooks and was great tossing 5 scoreless innings with 3 strikeouts. The offense got on the board in the 2nd inning on a Corona RBI single. They got 2 more runs in the 3rd on a Dezenzo 2 run HR. The Hooks blew it open in the 3rd scoring  9 runs on a Melton grand slam, Dezenzo solo HR, Stevens 2 run double, Wagner RBI double and a Corona RBI single. The pen tossed 4 scoreless innings to close out the 12-0 win.

Note: Dezenzo has 7 HR over his last 12 games.

A+: Asheville Tourists (51-76) SEASON OVER

A: Fayetteville Woodpeckers (60-72) SEASON OVER

Today’s minor league starters:

SL: Spencer Arrighetti – 8:45 CT

CC: TBD – 12:05 CT



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