Wednesday, May 3, 2017

April Astros MiLB: By the Numbers

Every once in a while, it's fun to mix things up. So I won't be doing my traditional Player of the Month post. Instead, let's look at the Astros MiLB accomplishments for April by the numbers ...

Kyle Tucker - May 2016
Photo by Jayne Hansen

52-41: Collective record of the four Astros MiLB full season teams in April
50: Percent of base runners caught stealing by Quad Cities C Jake Rogers (8 of 16)
34-5: Runs scored by Quad Cities and Burlington, respectively, 4/17 thru 4/19
30: Strikeouts by Quad Cities/Buies Creek RHP Hector Perez (2.14 ERA/1.095 WHIP)
24.1: Innings pitched by Buies Creek/Corpus Christi RHP Akeem Bostick
24: Walks by Corpus Christi 1B Jon Singleton (to 26 strikeouts)
23: RBI by Buies Creek OF Kyle Tucker
18: Runs scored by Fresno IF Tyler White
13.2: Strikeouts per nine innings by Quad Cities LHP Brett Adcock (17.2 IP)
11: Consecutive games in which Quad Cities OF Ronnie Dawson hit safely (4/14 thru 4/26)
10: Games in which Tyler White hit safely to start the season
10: Appearances out of the bullpen by Fresno RHP Jordan Jankowski and LHP Reymin Guduan
10: Strikeouts in Corpus Christi RHP Rogelio Armenteros' first game of the season
9: Strikeouts in Buies Creek LHP Alex Winkelman's first game of the season (followed by 10 in his third game)
9: Inherited runners stranded by Buies Creek/Corpus Christi RHP Andrew Thome (9 of 9)
7: Doubles hit by Kyle Tucker
7: RBI by Kyle Tucker (4/15) and Quad Cities OF Daz Cameron (4/28) in a single game
6: Home runs by Corpus Christi 3B J.D. Davis
6: Stolen bases by Kyle Tucker and Buies Creek OF Myles Straw
5: Longest win streak (Buies Creek to start the season and Quad Cities from 4-17 to 4-21)
5: Longest loss streak (Fresno from 4-14 to 4-18)
5: Home runs hit in back-to-back games by Quad Cities
5: Hits by Fresno OF Jon Kemmer in a single game (4/30)
4: OF assists by Myles Straw
3: Home runs hit by C Eduardo de Oleo in a single game (his second game in the Astros system)
3: Home runs hit by Quad Cities IF Rodrigo Ayarza in his first 6 games (tying his career high)
3: Home runs hit in consecutive at-bats by Corpus Christi IF Mott Hyde, IF Antonio Nunez and OF Drew Ferguson
3: Consecutive days in which J.D. Davis hit a home run
3: Triples hit by Kyle Tucker, Buies Creek 2B Ryne Birk and OF Teoscar Hernandez (for Fresno)
3: Wins from Buies Creek/Corpus Christi RHP Akeem Bostick and Buies Creek RHP Yoanys Quiala
3: Games in which Preston Tucker DIDN'T get a hit in April (11-game and 6-game streaks in April)
3: Saves by Buies Creek RHP Nick Hernandez
2: Homes runs hit by Quad Cities C Ray Henderson-Lozano in back-to-back innings (4/24)
2: Grand Slams hit by Quad Cities teammates Daz Cameron and 1B Spencer Johnson in the same game
2: Innings pitched by OF Andrew Aplin (4.50 ERA and 1.000 WHIP in two appearances)
1: Home run hit by Antonio Nunez (his first in 217 career games)
1: DL stint ending in Tommy John surgery for Fresno RHP Brady Rodgers (1.10 ERA, 0.918 WHIP in 3 starts before going on the DL 4/19) - Get well soon, Brady!!!

1.02: ERA by Quad Cities Brett Adcock in 17.2 IP (4 games/3 starts)
0.90: ERA by Fresno RHP Jordan Jankowski in 10 appearances (10 IP)
0.90: ERA by Quad Cities RHP Carson LaRue in 20 IP (4 games/3 starts)
0.66: ERA by Corpus Christi RHP Dean Deetz in 13.2 IP (3 games/2 starts)
0.64: ERA by Corpus Christi/Fresno RHP Kevin Comer in 8 appearances (14 IP)
0.00: ERA by Buies Creek RHP Franklin Perez in 14.1 IP (3 games/2 starts)
0.00: ERA by Fresno SS Reid Brignac in 0.2 IP

0.966: WHIP by Quad Cities RHP Jorge Alcala (2.29 ERA in 19.2 IP)
0.962: WHIP by Brett Adcock, Quad Cities LHP Ryan Hartman (2.04 ERA in 17.2 IP) and Corpus Christi RHP Josh James (also 2.04 ERA in 17.2 IP)
0.950: WHIP by Carson LaRue in 20 IP
0.943: WHIP by Nick Hernandez in 7 appearances
0.879: WHIP by Rogelio Armenteros in 19.1 IP (4 games/3 starts; 1.40 ERA)
0.800: WHIP by Alex Winkelman in 15 IP
0.781: WHIP by Akeem Bostick in 24.1 IP (5 games/4 starts)
0.512: WHIP by Dean Deetz in 13.2 IP
0.419: WHIP by Franklin Perez in 14.1 IP

1.329: OPS by Corpus Christi C Garrett Stubbs in 7 games since coming off the DL
.966: OPS by Fresno OF Jon Kemmer in 17 games
.939: OPS by Kyle Tucker in 23 games
.566 SLG by Kyle Tucker in 23 games
.565 SLG by C Jake Rogers in 17 games
.431: OBP by Corpus Christi C Jamie Ritchie in 13 games
.418: OBP by Quad Cities IF Alex de Goti
.367: BA by Preston Tucker in 20 games
.356: BA by Jon Kemmer in 17 games


  1. Any word about F. Perez ? He last pitched on 4-20.

  2. He left his last start because of tightness in his left calf. His next start was skipped as a precaution

  3. Thanks for the update.