Monday, May 16, 2016

Astros Minor League Recaps

Results for Sunday, May 15, 2016

Astros affiliates squared off against A's affiliates.

Nashville 6, Fresno 3

W- Henderson Alvarez (1-0)
L- Brady Rodgers (1-3)
S- Patrick Schuster (3)

Fresno home runs: Colin Moran (3, solo in 5th)

Both teams recorded 9 hits, but the Grizzlies were doubled up in this one.

Tony Kemp singled to begin the game and scored the first run of the day on an RBI single from Jon Singleton. Colin Moran finished 2-4 with a solo homer (3) in the 5th, and Andrew Aplin scored on a double play in the 7th.

Brady Rodgers went 5 innings and allowed 3 runs (2 earned) on 6 hits, walked 3, and struck out 8. Juan Minaya allowed a run on a groundout, a double, walked 1, and struck out 2 in the 6th. Josh Fields pitched the 7th and allowed 2 runs on 2 hits and walked 1. Reymin Guduan got a strikeout in the 9th, but his victim was able to reach base. Nothing came of it, however, as Guduan promptly got a double play and an inning-ending grounder.

Mike Hauschild will get the start as the Grizz look to get on the board in the series. He'll face Zach Neal at 6:35.

Corpus Christi and Frisco was postponed

Due to rain. This game will be made up when the Hooks visit Frisco later in the season.

The Hooks will head north on I-37 to start a 4-game series with San Antonio. Brian Holmes will start game 1 for Corpus, and he'll face Bryce Morrow at 7:05.

Lake Elsinore 6, Lancaster 3

W- Dinelson Lamet (6-1)
L- Dean Deetz (2-1)
S- Colby Blueberg (6)

Lancaster home runs: Bobby Boyd (2, solo in 3rd)

The JetHawks managed to tie the game at 3 after 4 innings, but the Storm got the last laugh by quickly breaking the tie in the 5th.

Both teams scored a run in the 1st; Lancaster's run came on an RBI single from Ramon Laureano. Bobby Boyd hit his 2nd homer of the year, a solo shot in the 3rd. Kristian Trompiz hit a 1-out double in the 4th and scored on Luis Reynoso's single. Boyd finished 2-4, as did Nick Tanielu, who had a triple.

Dean Deetz went 4.1 innings and allowed 5 runs (2 inherited runners charged to him) on 7 hits, walked 2, and struck out 4. Jacob Dorris was the first man out and pitched 2.2 innings. One of the two hits he allowed during his outing was a 3-run homer to Trae Santos, which scored both of the runners that he inherited from Deetz. Dorris, who also allowed a triple, walked 1 and struck out 6. Yeyfry Del Rosario allowed 2 hits and struck out 2 over 2 scoreless.

Lancaster and Lake Elsinore will wrap up their series tonight at 6:35 Pacific. Rogelio Armenteros will start for the JetHawks; Thomas Dorminy will oppose him.

Quad Cities 6, Beloit 0

W- Alex Winkelman (4-1)
L- Xavier Altamirano (2-4)

QC home runs: Johnny Sewald (1, solo in 3rd), Brooks Marlow (2, solo in 4th)

The Banditos avoided the sweep as three pitchers joined forces to throw a 1-hitter.

Alex Winkleman allowed that 1 hit; he also walked 1 and struck out 7 over 6 shutout innings. Jose Luis Hernandez tagged in for 2 innings, walking 1 and striking out 1. Zac Person worked around a walk to complete the shutout, striking out 1 in the 9th.

Johnny Sewald opened up the scoring with his first homer of the year, a solo shot in the 3rd. Brooks Marlow led off the 4th with a solo homer, his 2nd of the season. Quad Cities added 2 in the 5th on an RBI single from Tony Nuñez and a sac fly from Dex McCall, and they tacked on 2 more in the 7th thanks to a 2-run single from Christian Correa. Nuñez finished 2-5 and was the only player on either side to have a multi-hit game. Sewald and Marlow scored 2 runs apiece.

The River Bandits will have Monday off. Tuesday morning, they'll start a 3-game series with the Clinton LumberKings.

Five Stars (in two)


Bobby Boyd, OF, Lancaster, and Colin Moran, 3B, Fresno
Both went 2-4 with a solo homer (Boyd 2, Moran 3) in their respective games.

1. Quad Cities 1-hitter!

The following photos are from Rich Guill. You can follow him on Twitter at QCBandit Photog.

Alex Winkelman, LHP
W (4-1), 6 IP, H, BB, 7 K

Jose Luis Hernandez, RHP
2 IP, BB, K

Zac Person, LHP

Honorable Mentions

Yeyfry Del Rosario, RHP, Lancaster: 2 IP, 2 H, 2 K
- A scoreless outing at The Hangar deserves a little recognition.

Nick Tanielu, IF, Lancaster: 2-4, 3B
- 5-game hitting streak. What does Nick Tanielu know how to do, again?

Brooks Marlow, 2B, Quad Cities: solo HR (2), 2 R
- Marlow showing the pop that made him Tri-City's home run leader last year.

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