Thursday, August 3, 2017

July Astros MiLB Standouts: By the Numbers

So many stars, so little time!!! Looking at the Astros farm system for July by the numbers ...

Ronnie Dawson - July 2017
Photo by Jayne Hansen


  • 390: Number of days between the date RHP Chad Donato was drafted in the 2016 11th round and the date of his first professional start (Donato underwent TJ surgery on 7/1/16)
  • 66.7: Percentage of base runners caught (6 of 9) by Buies Creek C Jake Rogers
  • 61.5: Percentage of base runners caught (8 of 13) by DSL C Nerio Rodriguez
  • 61: Runs scored by Fresno in a 4-game series in Las Vegas from 7-17 thru 7-20; included 66 hits and 19 home runs
  • 53.3: Percentage of base runners caught (8 of 15) by Quad Cities C Chuckie Robinson
  • 43: Hits by Quad Cities OF Carmen Benedetti, to lead the Astros affiliates
  • 37: Strikeouts by Buies Creek RHP Forrest Whitley (in 22.1 IP), to lead the Astros affiliates
  • 29: RBI by Fresno 1B A.J. Reed, to lead the Astros affiliates
  • 26: Runs scored by Quad Cities OF Ronnie Dawson, to lead the Astros affiliates
  • 25: Walks drawn by Fresno OF Preston Tucker, to lead the Astros affiliates
  • 24 Games: Hitting streak by Fresno IF/OF Tony Kemp (from 6-22 thru 7-19)
  • 20: Percentage of inherited runners allowed to score (2 of 10) by Corpus Christi RHP Ryan Thompson
  • 19: Hits collected by the Buies Creek 'Stros, including 5 home runs, on 7-4
  • 18: Walks issued by the DSL Astros Orange team on 7-20 (only in the DSL!); the DSL Pirates scored 13 runs on only 5 hits in that game
  • 14 Games: Hitting streak by Buies Creek 2B Ryne Birk (from 6-29 thru 7-13); promoted to Corpus Christi a few days later
  • 14: Stolen bases by Quad Cities IF Kristian Trompiz, to lead the Astros affiliates
  • 13: Home runs hit collectively by the Astros affiliates in 8 games on 7-15 (with 3 grand slams, 1 each by Fresno's Tyler White, Corpus Christi's Jack Mayfield and Quad Cities' Troy Sieber)
  • 12: Wins in a row by the Fresno Grizzlies (from 6-23 thru 7-4); also had 8-, 4- and 5-game win streaks in July
  • 11.1: Percentage of inherited runners allowed to score (1 of 9) by Corpus Christi RHP Nick Hernandez (including stranding bases loaded twice)
  • 11: Home runs hit by Fresno IF Jack Mayfield, to lead the Astros affiliates
  • 11: Number of games it took Greeneville OF Patrick Mathis to collect his first professional home run, a grand slam, on 7-14
  • 10: Strikeouts in 5.2 shutout innings for Buies Creek RHP Forrest Whitley on 7-15
  • 9: Doubles hit by Quad Cities C Chuckie Robinson, Corpus Christi OF Ramon Laureano and Corpus Christi OF Jason Martin, to tie for the Astros affiliates lead
  • 8.2: No-hit innings pitched by Corpus Christi LHP Alex Winkelman, broken up by a single from Frisco 2B Andy Ibanez
  • 6: Home runs hit by the Fresno lineup on 7-17 (including a grand slam from OF Jon Kemmer)
  • 6: Home runs hit by the Fresno lineup again on 7-18
  • 6: Home runs hit by the Fresno lineup yet again on 7-20
  • 5: Runners caught stealing by DSL Astros Blue team C Nerio Rodriguez; as a bonus, he also hit a home run in the game, making history



  • 5: Perfect innings by GCL RHP Tanner Duncan in his first two outings after signing as a non-drafted free agent with the Astros
  • 5: No-hit innings (plus 9K) in High A debut for RHP Forrest Whitley on 7-3
  • 5: Hits from Quad Cities OF Carmen Benedetti on 7-3
  • 5: Hits from Corpus Christi OF Ramon Laureano on 7-9
  • 5: Starts from RHP Rogelio Armenteros for Fresno in July
  • 5: Wins from RHP Rogelio Armenteros for Fresno in July
  • 4: Triples hit by GCL (now Greeneville) 1B Jose Benjamin, to lead the Astros affiliates
  • 4: Scoreless innings out of the bullpen from Fresno LHP Kent Emanuel in his AAA debut
  • 3: Stolen bases by Tri-City OF Andy Pineda in one game on 7-7
  • 3.1: Perfect innings of relief by GCL RHP Juan Corniel on 7-12
  • 2: Perfect innings with 5K by GCL RHP Corbin Martin in his pro debut on 7-14
  • 2 HR Game Club: Fresno C Max Stassi (7-3); Buies Creek 1B/OF Spencer Johnson (7-4); Tri-City DH Reid Russell (7-6); Quad Cities OF Ronnie Dawson (7-7); Corpus Christi IF Jack Mayfield (7-15); Fresno SS Reid Brignac (7-17); 2 HR in the same inning for Quad Cities OF Ronnie Dawson (7-19); Quad Cities IF Josh Rojas (7-19); Fresno OF Jon Kemmer (7-22); Fresno 1B A.J. Reed (7-20); Tri-City 3B Adrian Tovalin, including a grand slam in his first game following a promotion to Tri-City (7-24); Fresno 3B J.D. Davis, including a grand slam (7-25)
  • 1.2: Innings pitched by former Astros first rounder Jio Mier for the Las Vegas 51s on 7-17 (yes, he's an infielder); allowed only one run out of the 22 scored by Fresno that night
  • 1: Hit allowed by Tri-City RHP Tyler Ivey, RHP Diogenes Almengo, LHP Carlos Hiraldo (1 H) and RHP Reggie Johnson in a 10-inning shutout of Vermont (7.1 innings with no hits) on 7-31
  • 1: Inside-the-park home run for OF Stephen Wrenn on 7-3, the first for the Buies Creek/Fayetteville franchise
  • 1: Steal of home by the perfectly named Fildex Perfecto (DSL) on 7-8
  • 1: Cycle for GCL 1B Jose Benjamin in only four at-bats in a rain shortened game (double in the first, triple in the third, home run in the fifth and single in the sixth)
  • 1st Game at Tri-City/1st Walk-Off Grand Slam: Tri-City DH/1B Colton Shaver wasted no time, collecting his first grand slam (a walk-off) in his first game following his promotion to the level
  • 1: Shrimp (Walk-off Walk) by Tri-City 1B Jake Adams in extra innings on 7-31
  • 0: Percentage of inherited runners allowed to score (0 of 9) by Quad Cities RHP Dustin Hunt
  • 0: Hits by the Tri-City lineup against Staten Island on 7-29 😢


Brendan McCurry - April 2016
Photo by Jayne Hansen


  • 0.00: ERA for Fresno RHP Brendan McCurry in 11 bullpen appearances (15.1 IP)
  • 0.00: ERA for Tri-City RHP Reggie Johnson in 8 bullpen appearances (14.0 IP)
  • 0.00: ERA for GCL/Tri-City RHP Corbin Martin (2017 2nd round pick) in 4 games/2 starts (13.0 IP)
  • 0.00: ERA for DSL RHP Luis de Paula in 6 bullpen appearances (11.2 IP)
  • 0.47: ERA for DSL/GCL RHP Nivaldo Rodriguez in 5 games/2 starts (19.1 IP)
  • 0.64: ERA for DSL RHP Fredis Guerrero in 4 games/3 starts (14.0 IP)
  • 0.73: ERA for Greeneville/Tri-City/Quad Cities RHP Jesus Balaguer in 7 bullpen appearances (12.1 IP)
  • 0.75: ERA for DSL LHP Denilson Lugo in 4 games/1 start (12.0IP)
  • 0.79: ERA for GCL/Tri-City RHP Brandon Bielak (2017 11th round) in 4 games/1 start (11.1 IP)
  • 0.82: ERA for Quad Cities LHP Salvador Montano in 7 bullpen appearances (11.0 IP)
  • 0.84: ERA for Corpus Christi/Fresno RHP Jacob Dorris in 7 bullpen appearances (10.2 IP)
  • 0.93: ERA for Quad Cities/Buies Creek RHP Kevin Hill in 5 games (19.1 IP) 
  • 1.35: ERA for GCL (Rehab)/Buies Creek RHP Elieser Hernandez in 5 games/4 starts (20.0 IP)
  • 1.42: ERA for Buies Creek LHP Sean Stutzman in 5 games (12.2 IP)
  • 1.61: ERA for Quad Cities RHP Abdiel Saldana in 5 games/4 starts (28.0 IP)
  • 1.62: ERA for GCL/Tri-City LHP Kit Scheeetz (2017 NDFA) in 5 games/3 starts (16.2 IP)
  • 1.64: ERA for Buies Creek/Corpus Christi RHP Ralph Garza in 6 bullpen appearances (11.0 IP)
  • 1.72: ERA for Tri-City LHP Parker Mushinski (2017 7th round) in 6 games/1 start (15.2 IP)
  • 1.74: ERA for Buies Creek LHP Ryan Hartman in 5 games/3 starts (20.2 IP)
  • 1.74: ERA for DSL RHP Ernesto Jaquez in 4 games/2 starts (10.1 IP)
  • 1.80: ERA for Greeneville RHP Leovanny Rodriguez in 5 games/4 starts (25.0 IP)
  • 1.85: ERA for Buies Creek RHP Jorge Alcala in 5 games/4 starts (24.1 IP)
  • 1.93: ERA for Tri-City LHP Nathan Thompson in 6 games (18.2 IP)
  • 1.93: ERA for Fresno RHP Mike Hauschild in 3 games/3 starts (14.0 IP)


Ryan Hartman - July 2016
Photo by Jayne Hansen


  • 0.385: WHIP for GCL/Tri-City RHP Corbin Martin (2017 2nd round pick) in 4 games/2 starts (13.0 IP)
  • 0.500: WHIP for Tri-City RHP Reggie Johnson in 8 bullpen appearances (14.0 IP)
  • 0.600: WHIP for GCL (Rehab)/Buies Creek RHP Elieser Hernandez in 5 games/4 starts (20.0 IP)
  • 0.621: WHIP for Quad Cities/Buies Creek RHP Kevin Hill in 5 games (19.1 IP)
  • 0.699: WHIP for Buies Creek RHP Jorge Alcala in 5 games/4 starts (24.1 IP)
  • 0.711: WHIP for Buies Creek LHP Sean Stutzman in 5 games (12.2 IP)
  • 0.720: WHIP for DSL LHP Antonio Pujols in 4 games/1 start (16.2 IP/2.16 ERA)
  • 0.771: WHIP for DSL RHP Luis de Paula in 6 bullpen appearances (11.2 IP)
  • 0.786: WHIP for DSL RHP Fredis Guerrero in 4 games/3 starts (14.0 IP)
  • 0.833: WHIP for Quad Cities RHP Carson LaRue in 4 games/3 starts (18.0 IP/2.00 ERA)
  • 0.895: WHIP for Greeneville RHP Humberto Castellanos in 5 games/1 start (19.0 IP/2.37 ERA)
  • 0.913: WHIP for Fresno RHP Brendan McCurry in 11 bullpen appearances (15.1 IP)
  • 0.938: WHIP for Tri-City RHP Colin McKee in 5 games (16.0 IP/3.38 ERA)
  • 0.947: WHIP for DSL RHP Christian Mejias in 5 games/3 starts (19.0 IP/2.84 ERA)
  • 0.968: WHIP for Buies Creek LHP Ryan Hartman in 5 games/3 starts (20.2 IP)
  • 0.971: WHIP for GCL/Tri-City RHP Brandon Bielak (2017 11th round) in 4 games/1 start (11.1 IP)
  • 0.973: WHIP for Greeneville/Tri-City/Quad Cities RHP Jesus Balaguer in 7 bullpen appearances (12.1 IP)
  • 0.985: WHIP for Buies Creek RHP Forrest Whitley in 5 games/4 starts (22.1 IP/3.22 ERA)


Carmen Benedetti - July 2017
Photo by Jayne Hansen


  • 1.108: OPS for DSL OF Ramiro Rodriguez (22 games)
  • 1.066: OPS for Quad Cities OF Ronnie Dawson (26 games)
  • 1.054: OPS for Fresno OF Jon Kemmer (23 games)
  • 1.048: OPS for Fresno 1B A.J. Reed (24 games)
  • 1.038: OPS for Tri-City/Quad Cities 3B/C Abraham Toro-Hernandez (26 games)
  • 1.029: OPS for Greeneville/Tri-City DH/1B Colton Shaver (21 games); 2017 39th round pick
  • 1.021: OPS for GCL/Greeneville 1B Jose Benjamin (21 games)
  • 1.015: OPS for Quad Cities OF Carmen Benedetti (28 games)
  • .648: SLG for Fresno 1B A.J. Reed (24 games)
  • .635: SLG for GCL/Greeneville 1B Jose Benjamin (21 games)
  • .627: SLG for Corpus Christi/Fresno IF Jack Mayfield (28 games)
  • .618: SLG for Quad Cities OF Ronnie Dawson (26 games)
  • .609: SLG for Greeneville/Tri-City DH/1B Colton Shaver (21 games)
  • .607: SLG for Tri-City/Quad Cities 3B/C Abraham Toro-Hernandez (26 games)
  • .603: SLG for Fresno IF Tyler White (17 games)
  • .598: SLG for Fresno OF Jon Kemmer (23 games)
  • .533: OBP for DSL OF Ramiro Rodriguez (22 games); he struck out twice while walking 18 times in July
  • .492: OBP for Quad Cities OF Carmen Benedetti (28 games)
  • .468: OBP for DSL IF/OF Ronaldo Urdaneta (21 games)
  • .468: OBP for GCL IF Jonathan Matute (17 games)
  • .456: OBP for Fresno OF Jon Kemmer (23 games)
  • .448: OBP for Quad Cities OF Ronnie Dawson (26 games)
  • .440: OBP for DSL OF/IF Kendy Moya (20 games)
  • .411: BA for DSL OF Ramiro Rodriguez (22 games)
  • .402: BA for Quad Cities OF Carmen Benedetti (28 games)
  • .373: BA for Quad Cities OF Ronnie Dawson (26 games)
  • .365: BA for GCL/Greeneville 1B Jose Benjamin (21 games)
  • .359: BA for DSL IF/OF Ronaldo Urdaneta (21 games)
  • .356: BA for Fresno OF Jon Kemmer (23 games)

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