Monday, April 30, 2018

Astros Farm Report: 4/30

Catching you up on the latest Astros MiLB news ...

This week's Farm Report will be a little leaner because of my travels, but come back soon for a few interviews and insights from my trip to see the Corpus Christi Hooks!

WISHING A VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO

Akeem Bostick - April 2018
Photo by Jayne Hansen

5/1: RHP José Hernández (23)
5/4: RHP Akeem Bostick (23)
5/4: RHP Asael Uribe (22)
5/6: 2B José Altuve (28)
5/6: RHP Yohan Ramírez (23)

TWEET OF THE WEEK

This Fresno minor league baby has major league eyes!
ROSTER MOVES/TRANSACTIONS

Note that some of these moves to and from the GCL and Tri-City (teams which are not yet playing) are likely moves on paper only for the purposes of roster management.

4/27: LHP Chris Nunn activated from the Fresno 7-day DL and assigned to Corpus Christi
4/27: RHP Brendan Feldmann assigned to the GCL from Corpus Christi
4/25: 1B Colton Shaver assigned to Quad Cities from extended spring training
4/24: LHP Carlos Hiraldo assigned to Tri-City from Quad Cities
4/24: LHP Patrick Sandoval assigned to Quad Cities from Tri-City
4/23: RHP Carlos Sanabria assigned to Quad Cities from Tri-City
4/23: RHP Robert Corniel assigned to Quad Cities from Tri-City
4/23: LHP Cole Watts assigned to Quad Cities from Tri-City
4/23: RHP Dariel Aquino assigned to Tri-City from Quad Cities
4/23: RHP Humberto Castellanos assigned to the Gulf Coast League from Quad Cities

ASTROS MILB DISABLED LIST

4/26: RHP J.B. Bukauskas (Quad Cities) placed on the 7-day DL
4/25: 1B Roman Garcia (Quad Cities) placed on the 7-day DL
4/25: OF J.J. Matijevic (Quad Cities) placed on the 7-day DL
4/24: RHP Riley Ferrell (Corpus Christi) placed on the 7-day DL
4/7: C Eduardo de Oleo (Fresno) placed on the 7-day DL
4/5: RHP David Paulino (Fresno) placed on the 7-day DL
4/5: RHP Ryan Thompson assigned to Fresno (starting the season on the 7-day DL)
4/5: DH Randy Vasquez (Quad Cities) placed on the 7-day DL
4/5: RHP Edgardo Sandoval (Quad Cities) placed on the 7-day DL
4/5: RHP Matt Ruppenthal assigned to Quad Cities (starting the season on the 7-day DL)
4/5: RHP Ángel Heredia (Corpus Christi) placed on the 7-day DL
4/5: RHP Nick Hernandez (Corpus Christi) placed on the 7-day DL
4/5: RHP Jose Luis Hernández (Buies Creek) placed on the 7-day DL

ASTROS MILB STANDINGS

FRESNO (Pacific Coast League)
🠋1st 16-8 .667 -.-GB W1

CORPUS CHRISTI (Texas League)
🠉1st 15-8 .652 -.-GB W3

BUIES CREEK (Carolina League)
1st 16-8 .667 -.-GB L1

QUAD CITIES (Midwest League)
🠉7th 10-12 .455 5.0GB L1

ASTROS MILB STANDOUTS FOR THE WEEK

Due to my travel schedule, the standout players for the week of 4/23 through 4/29 will be a little less comprehensive than usual, but here are just a few of the players whose work really stood out for the week ...

FRESNO

RHP Trent Thornton - 6 IP, 2 H, 9 K (8 consecutive strikeouts) on 4/23

1B A.J. Reed - 2-for-4, 2B, 3B, 2 RBI, R on 4/25
OF Drew Ferguson - 3-for-4, 3B, R on 4/25
OF Kyle Tucker - 3-for-5, 2B, HR, 3 RBI, 3 R on 4/29
C Tim Federowicz - 3-for-4, HR, 3 RBI, R on 4/29

CORPUS CHRISTI

RHP Brock Dykxhoorn - 5 IP, H, BB, 4 K on 4/25
LHP Cionel Perez - 4.2 IP, 6 H, 1 R (unearned), BB, 5 K on 4/28
LHP Chris Nunn - 4.1 IP, H, BB, 3 K on 4/28
RHP Josh James - 4 IP, H, BB, 6 K, Save on 4/29

LF/1B Yordan Alvarez - 3-for-4, HR, 2 R, SB on 4/25
3B Randy Cesar - 2-for-4, 3-R HR, R on 4/28
OF Stephen Wrenn - 3-for-5, RBI on 4/27; 3-for-5, HR, 2 RBI, R, SB on 4/29
1B Taylor Jones - 2-for-2, 2B, HR, 2 BB, 2 RBI, R

BUIES CREEK

RHP Brandon Bielak - 4.1 IP, 3 H, BB, 9 K on 4/24
RHP Carson LaRue - 6 IP, H, ER, BB, 7 K on 4/25
RHP Justin Ferrell - 3 IP, BB, 7 K on 4/25
RHP Corbin Martin - 5 IP, H, BB, 5 K on 4/27
LHP Brett Adcock - 4 IP, BB, 9 K on 4/27

IF Kristian Trompiz - 3-for-3, RBI on 4/24
IF Josh Rojas - 3-for-4, 3 2B, 2 RBI, 2 R on 4/27; 3-for-4, 2 2B, 2 RBI, 2 R on 4/28

QUAD CITIES

RHP Luis Garcia - 4.1 IP, 2 H, BB, 7 K on 4/23
LHP Patrick Sandoval - 5 IP, H, BB, 7 K on 4/25
RHP Tanner Duncan - 2.2 IP, H, 5 K, Save on 4/26
RHP Cristian Javier - 5 IP, 4 H, ER, BB, 8 K on 4/28
RHP Carlos Sanabria - 2 IP, 3 K, Save on 4/28

SS Jonathan Arauz - 2-for-5, 2 3B, 4 RBI, R on 4/25
1B Jake Adams - 3-for-3, HR, 3 R on 4/25
OF Jake Meyers - 3-for-4, 2B, RBI, 2 R on 4/25
OF Bryan de la Cruz - 3-for-5, 3B, RBI, R on 4/26

Come back in the next day or two and I'll have Astros Standout Players for the month of April.

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