Friday, August 4, 2017

Astros Minor League Recaps

Results for Thursday, August 3, 2017

Let's play two in the Dominican again!

Fresno 8, Iowa 1

W- Kevin Comer (5-3)
L- Jen-Ho Tseng (4-1)

Fresno home runs: Jon Kemmer (16, 2-run in 7th)

Neither team scored in the first four innings, but the Grizzlies broke through emphatically with 6 runs in the 5th inning.

Drew Ferguson walked to spark the rally, advanced to 3rd when Alejandro Garcia reached on a botched force attempt, and scored the first run of the night on Tony Kemp's RBI single. Jack Mayfield followed with an RBI single of his own, and Preston Tucker smacked a 2-run triple. Tucker came home on a J.D. Davis sac fly. Jon Kemmer reached on an error, stole 2nd, and scored on a Reid Brignac single. Kemmer smacked a 2-run homer in the 7th to bring in the final runs of the game. Kemp finished 3-5, while Mayfield, Davis, and Brignac all had 2 hits on the night.

Dean Deetz allowed 3 hits, walked 5, and struck out 6 over 4.1 scoreless innings. Kevin Comer was the first man out of the Fresno bullpen and allowed an RBI single, walked 3, and struck out 2 in 1.2 innings. Dayan Diaz allowed a hit and fanned 2 over 2 scoreless, and Jumbo Diaz struck out 1 in a 1-2-3 9th.

Mike Hauschild goes up against Aaron Brooks at 7:08.

Corpus Christi 4, Frisco 1


W- Cy Sneed (9-5)
L- Collin Wiles (8-9)

CC home runs: Ryne Birk (2, 10 season; solo in 5th)

Cy Sneed turned in a solid performance on the mound to start a new series as he allowed 6 hits, walked 2, and struck out 1 over 7 shutout innings. The Roughriders spoiled the shutout with a run following an error that Andrew Thome committed in the 9th. Thome pitched the final 2 innings and allowed a hit, walked 1, and struck out 1.

Dex McCall ripped a 2-out double in the 2nd and scored the game's first run on a Ryne Birk RBI single. Birk struck again in the 5th when he launched a solo shot. Jon Singleton hit a 2-out single in the 6th and dashed home on a Colin Walsh double. Ramon Laureano doubled in the 8th and scored on an error that allowed Kyle Tucker to reach. Birk finished 3-4 on the night.

Franklin Perez takes on Pedro Payano in game 2 of this series. First pitch is at 7:05.

Buies Creek 5, Carolina 4

W- Carlos Sierra (2-1)
L- Eric Hanhold (6-3)

BC home runs: None.

The Carolina Stros coughed up the lead in the 6th, but they managed to pull themselves together and ended up walking off with the win.

After drawing a one-out walk in the 3rd inning, Stephen Wrenn scored the first run of the night on a botched double play attempt that saw Taylor Jones reach safely. In the 4th, Myles Straw hit an RBI single and Wrenn hit into a fielder's choice that scored Anibal Sierra. Wrenn drew a bases-loaded walk in the 8th to tie the game at 4. Anthony Hermelyn ripped a double with one out in the 9th and scored the winning run following Randy César's single.

Hermelyn finished 2-5 and was the only player in the Buies Creek lineup with a multi-hit game. Carmen Benedetti went 0-2 in his Carolina League debut, but he also drew a couple of walks and scored a run.

Elieser Hernandez allowed 2 hits, walked 2, and struck out 4 in 3.2 innings. Sebastian Kessay was the first man out of the Buies Creek bullpen and went 1.1 innings, allowing a run on a wild pitch, a double, walking 1, and striking out 1. Erasmo Pinales came on for the 6th but only got 2 outs; he allowed 3 runs (1 inherited runner charged to him) on 2 hits (2-run homer), walked 2, and struck out 1. Justin Ferrell was next; he allowed 4 hits, walked 2, and struck out 3 in 3 innings. Carlos Sierra recorded a strikeout to end the 9th inning.

Brett Adcock goes up against Jordan Yamamoto in game 2 of this series. First pitch is at 7:00 Eastern.

Quad Cities 9, Burlington 8

W- Salvador Montaño (5-2)
L- Adrian Almeida (0-3)

QC home runs: None.

The Banditos squandered a 6-2 lead but found a way to escape with the win. It wasn't easy, but they did it.

Quad Cities scored in 7 out of the 8 innings in which they were on offense. Ronnie Dawson singled to lead off the bottom of the 1st and scored the first run of the night on a Daz Cameron sac fly. Osvaldo Duarte ripped an RBI triple in the 2nd. Kristian Trompiz, who scored on the triple, ripped an RBI double in the 3rd. Dawson hit an RBI single in the 4th and Trompiz drew a bases-loaded walk in the 5th.

Burlington scored 4 in the 7th to tie the game. Chas McCormick got a run back and put the Banditos back in front with a sac fly in the bottom of the inning. The Bees scored twice in the 8th to take the lead and Quad Cities responded with 2 of their own to regain control. Abraham Toro-Hernandez walked to lead off the inning, and then Duarte laid down a bunt. An error allowed Toro to score the tying run and Duarte made it all the way to 3rd. Chuckie Robinson put Quad Cities back in front with an RBI single. He finished 3-5 with a couple of doubles. Trompiz, Duarte, Dawson, Troy Sieber, and Daz all had 2 hits on the night; Trompiz reached in all 4 of his plate appearances; he walked twice and also stole a base. He has 5 stolen bases with Quad Cities and 20 on the year.

Cristian Javier went 6 innings and allowed 2 runs on 3 hits (solo homer), walked 2, and struck out 7. Robert Corniel came on for the 7th but bore the brunt of Burlington's assault; he allowed the 4 runs on 3 hits and walked 3 while only getting one out. Salvador Montaño pitched the last 2.2 innings and allowed 2 runs, an RBI single (the other run scored on a groundout), walked 4, and struck out 2.

Quad Cities and Burlington will wrap up their series at 6:35 as Gabriel Valdez takes on Justin Kelly.

Tri-City 3, Brooklyn 1

W- Juan Robles (1-1, 2-1 season)
L- Nicolas Debora (0-4)
S- Kit Scheetz (2)

TC home runs: None.

Juan Robles and Kit Scheetz held the Cyclones hitless for 8 innings until they broke through against Scheetz.

Robles walked 4 and struck out 2 in 5 innings of work. Scheetz took over for the last 4 and allowed a run on 2 hits, walked 2, and struck out 3. Walter Rasquin snapped the no-hitter by tripling to lead off the 9th.

Colton Shaver opened the scoring with an RBI single in the 4th. Adrian Tovalin tripled in the 6th and scored on a wild pitch that Jake Adams drew a walk off of, and Bryan De La Cruz hit an RBI single in the 9th.

Corbin Martin faces David Peterson in the series finale. First pitch is at 6:40 Eastern.

Danville 6, Greeneville 3

W- Jaret Hellinger (2-1)
L- Bryan Abreu (1-3)

Greeneville home runs: None.

A 6-0 lead proved to be too much for the Appy Astros to overcome.

They got a couple in the 3rd on a Cody Bohanek RBI single and a Brody Westmoreland sac fly. Gilberto Celestino finished 2-4 with an RBI triple in the 7th. Wilson Amador went 2-4 with a double and scored a run.

Francisco Villegas struck out 1 in a 1-2-3 1st inning. Bryan Abreu bore the brunt of Danville's assault, which included a 5-run 3rd inning. He allowed 6 runs on 4 hits (3-run homer), walked 4, and struck out 1. Adam Bleday stopped the bleeding by throwing 4.2 scoreless innings, allowing 5 hits, walking 1, and striking out 8. Ian Hardman allowed 2 hits, walked 1, and struck out 1 over 2 scoreless. Bleday is now on a 17.1 inning scoreless streak.

Gerardo Bojorquez starts game 2 of this series. He'll face Huascar Ynoa at 7:00 Eastern.

GCL Mets 8, GCL Astros 7

W- Kyle Wilson (1-1)
L- Carlos Pimentel (1-1)

GCL home runs: None.

The Palm Beach Stros scored 6 in the 8th to take a 7-4 lead, which allowed them to sna.... 

They thought that they were going to snatch a victory, but the Mets spoiled those plans by scoring 4 in the bottom of the 9th to walk off with the win.

Jairo Solis allowed 4 runs (3 earned, 1 inherited runner charged to him) on 4 hits, walked 2, and struck out 7 in 3.2 innings of work. Brendan Feldmann was the first man out of the GCLstros bullpen, allowing a hit and striking out 2 in 1.1 innings. Javier Navas allowed 2 hits and struck out 1 over 3 scoreless. The Mets won it with 1 out in the 9th by scoring 4 (2 earned) off Carlos Pimentel, who allowed 3 hits, walked 1, and struck out 1.

Jonathan Matute went 2-3 with a couple of RBI singles. Carlos Machado went 0-3, but he managed to drive in a run on a bases-loaded walk in the big 8th inning and also scored twice. Bernardo Heras had a 2-run single in the 8th.

DSL Astros Blue 6, DSL Rays1 2

W- Manny Ramirez (1-0)
L- Rafael Prensa (0-5)

Blue home runs: None.

Yorbin Ceuta, Anthony Rodriguez, and Wilyer Abreu drove in 2 runs each. Ceuta finished 2-2 and also scored twice.

Flaer Gonzalez allowed a run on 3 hits, walked 2, and struck out 2 in 4 innings. Manny Ramirez threw 3 innings out of the bullpen and allowed an unearned run, a hit, walked 1, and struck out 5. Bryan Solano finished with 2 scoreless, allowing 2 hits, walking 1, and striking out 2.

Game 1: DSL Astros Orange 12, DSL Rays2 0

W- Asael Uribe (1-2)
L- Dauris Lopez (1-4)

Orange home runs: Freudis Nova 2 (4, solo in 1st, 2-run in 2nd)

Big day for Freudis Nova as he posted the first multi-homer game of his career. He finished 3-4 on the day, as did Euclides Chavez, who drove in 3 runs as well.

Asael Uribe allowed 2 hits, walked 2, and struck out 8 over 5 shutout innings. Yulian Frontado allowed a hit and walked 1 in the final 2 innings.

Game 2: DSL Astros Orange 2, DSL Rays2 1

W- Hecduar Barcenas (1-0)
L- Luis Duran (2-2)

Orange home runs: Gerry Castillo (1, 2-run in 6th)

This game was called in the top of the 7th due to rain.

Gerry Castillo's homer was the difference as Team Orange swept the doubleheader. He finished 2-3 in game 2.

Carlos Perdomo went 4 innings and allowed a run on 2 hits, walked 4, and fanned 4. Hecduar Barcenas allowed 2 hits, walked 1, and struck out 3 in 2 innings.

Thursday's Stars

All photos are from Jayne unless stated otherwise.

DSL Astros Orange pitchers: W 12-0 vs. DSL Rays 2 in game 1 of doubleheader
Asael Uribe: W (1-2), 5 IP, 2 H, 2 BB, 8 K
Yulian Frontado: 2 IP, H, BB



Photo from MLB Pipeline
Freudis Nova, IF, DSL Astros Orange
3-4, 2 HR (4), 3 RBI, 3 R in game 1 of doubleheader
1-3 in game 2 of doubleheader
Gerry Castillo, C, DSL Astros Orange
2-3, 2-R HR (1) in game 2 of doubleheader

Kit Scheetz's photo is his mugshot on MiLB.com.
Tri-City ValleyCats pitchers: W 3-1 @ Brooklyn
9 IP, 2 H, ER, 6 BB, 5 K
No-hitter through 8 innings
Juan Robles: W (1-1, 2-1 season), 5 IP, 4 BB, 2 K
Kit Scheetz: Save (2), 4 IP, 2 H, ER, 2 BB, 3 K

Cy Sneed, RHP, Corpus Christi
W (9-5), 7 IP, 6 H, 2 BB, K

Ryne Birk, 2B, Corpus Christi
3-4, solo HR (2, 10 season), 2 RBI

This is his mugshot on MiLB.com.
Adam Bleday, LHP, Greeneville
4.2 IP, 5 H, BB, 8 K
Has not allowed a run in his last 17.1 IP

Cristian Javier, RHP, Quad Cities
6 IP, 3 H (solo HR allowed), 2 ER, 2 BB, 7 K

Kristian Trompiz, IF, and Chuckie Robinson, C, Quad Cities
Trompiz: 2-2, 2B, 3 RBI, R, 2 BB, SB (5, 20 season)
Robinson: 3-5, 2 2B, RBI

1 comment:

  1. Great job again! Thank you guys so much for these recaps. Awesome !!!

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