Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Astros Minor League Recaps

Results for Monday, April 18, 2016

The upper-level affiliates all won, while it was a tough night for the A teams.

Fresno 4, Las Vegas 3

W- Mike Hauschild (1-1)
L- Stolmy Pimentel (0-2)
S- Jordan Jankowski (1)

Fresno home runs: A.J. Reed (3, 2-run in 1st)

The Grizz earned the split behind a solid outing from Mike Hauschild.

Hauschild went 7 innings and allowed a run on 5 hits, walked 1, and struck out 7. Edwar Cabrera came on for the 8th and got into a pickle while only recording 1 out. Cabrera ended up loading the bases with 3 walks, and then allowed a 2-run single. Jordan Jankowski came on to put out the fire, which he did. Jankowski, who got a 5-out save, allowed a hit and a walk in the 9th, but nothing came of that; inducing a double play helped him close it out.

A.J. Reed drove in 3 of Fresno's 4 runs; he opened up the scoring with a 2-run shot in the 1st and added a sac fly to his ledger in the 7th. Danny Worth went 3-3 and ripped an RBI double in the 3rd.

Tonight, Fresno will kick off a 4-game series with Salt Lake. Tommy Shirley gets the nod in game 1; he'll take on Zach Nuding at 6:35 Pacific.

Corpus Christi 6, Springfield 0

W- Cy Sneed (1-0)
L- Mike Mayers (1-1)
S- Edison Frias (1)

CC home runs: Teoscar Hernandez (1, 3-run in 7th)

The Hooks got a measure of revenge on the Cardinals by taking this series after Springfield took 2 of 3 in Corpus last week.

Cy Sneed and Edison Frias joined forces for a shutout in this game. Sneed allowed 3 hits, walked 1, and struck out 3 in 5 innings of work, while Frias pitched the final 4 frames, allowing 4 hits, walking 1, and striking out 7.

Alex Bregman opened up the scoring by drawing a bases-loaded walk in the 2nd. This would be the only run of the game until Teoscar Hernandez smacked a 3-run shot in the 7th to provide a little more breathing room. Ronnie Mitchell added an RBI single in the 8th, and Conrad Gregor capped off the scoring with an RBI triple in the 9th.

Bregman drew 2 walks and stole a base (2). J.D. Davis went 2-4 with a double and scored a run, and Mott Hyde finished 3-4 with 2 runs scored at the bottom of the order.

The Hooks will look for the sweep today, and they're set to get underway in a little bit. Keegan Yuhl will be on the mound, and he'll take on Trey Nielsen. First pitch is at 11:10.

Rancho Cucamonga 12, Lancaster 5

W- Bubby Rossman (1-0)
L- Scott Weathersby (0-1)

Lancaster home runs: None.

The JetHawks were put to the sword as they served up 5 homers to Rancho.

Garrett Stubbs opened the scoring with a sac fly in the 1st. Later in the inning, Ramon Laureano scored on a balk. Bobby Boyd went 2-5 with an RBI single in the 4th. Jose Fernandez hit a 1-out double in the 6th, and 2 wild pitches later, he added another run. Nick Tanielu scored on a double play in the 7th. Fernandez finished 3-4 with 2 runs scored, while Tanielu (3B, R) and Marc Wik (2B) had 2-hit games.

Brock Dykxhoorn went 4.2 innings and allowed 3 runs (2 earned, 1 inherited runner charged to him) on 6 hits (solo homer), walked 1, and struck out 4. Scott Weathersby allowed 7 runs (4 earned) on 6 hits (2-run and 3-run homers), walked 2, and struck out 1 in 3 innings, and Kevin Comer allowed 2 runs on 2 hits (both solo homers) and struck out 1 in 1.1 innings.

Evan Grills gets the start in game 2 of this series. He'll face Grant Holmes at 6:35 Pacific.

Wisconsin 6, Quad Cities 2

W- Freddy Peralta (1-0)
L- Alex Winkelman (1-1)
S- Nate Griep (1)

QC home runs: None.

The River Bandits couldn't recover after they surrendered 5 runs in the 1st.

Tony Nuñez led off the game with a single, and then he proceeded to steal his way to 3rd and scored the first run of the game on the errant throw down to 3rd. Daz Cameron hit a 2-out triple in the 6th and scored on an error that allowed Kyle Tucker to reach.

Alex Winkelman allowed 5 runs (all in the 1st) on 7 hits, walked 1, and struck out 5 in 4.2 innings. Rogelio Armenteros pitched the final 3.1 innings and allowed a run on 2 hits and struck out 4.

Game 2 of this series will be at 12:05. Jose Luis Hernandez will face David Burkhalter.

Three Four Stars


Mike Hauschild, RHP, Fresno
W (1-1), 7 IP, 5 H, ER, BB, 7 K


Danny Worth, IF, Fresno
3-3, 2B, RBI, R


Cy Sneed, RHP, and Edison Frias, RHP, Corpus Christi
Sneed: W (1-0), 5 IP, 3 H, BB, 3 K
Frias: Save (1), 4 IP, 4 H, BB, 7 K

Honorable Mentions

A.J. Reed, 1B, Fresno: 1-3, 2-R HR (3), 3 RBI
- Reed has hit a bit of a rough patch that's seen his average dip, but even then, he's still making productive outs.

Rogelio Armenteros, RHP, Quad Cities: 3.1 IP, 2 H ER, 4 K
- Armenteros has yet to issue a walk this season.

Mott Hyde, 2B, Corpus Christi: 3-4, 2 R
Jose Fernandez, 2B, Lancaster: 3-4, 2B, 2 R
- The #9 hitters had solid games for their clubs.

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