Saturday, May 12, 2018

Astros Minor League Recaps

Results for Friday, May 11, 2018

Not a great night in the system.

Las Vegas 8, Fresno 5

W- Scott Copeland (1-0)
L- Andrew Thome (3-1)
S- Tim Peterson (2)

Fresno home runs: None.

The Grizzlies had to settle for a split in Sin City as they dropped the last two games after blasting the 51s in the first two.

J.D. Davis drew a bases-loaded walk in the 3rd to put Fresno on the board. One batter later, A.J. Reed hit a two-run single. Davis scored when Tim Federowicz grounded into a double play. Alejandro Garcia hit a sac fly in the 8th. Davis and Tony Kemp both had two hits; Kemp extended his hitting streak to 17 games.

David Paulino went five innings and allowed four runs on four hits, walked four, and struck out eight. The 51s got to Andrew Thome in the 6th for four runs, with three of them coming on a Cody Asche homer. Thome allowed two other hits and walked one. Reymin Guduan allowed a hit, walked one, and struck out five in two scoreless innings.

Fresno is back home and they'll start a four-game series with Salt Lake tonight at 7:05 Pacific. Trent Thornton takes on Dylan Unsworth.

Midland 7, Corpus Christi 6

W- John Gorman (2-1)
L- Justin Ferrell (0-1, 1-1 season)
S- Dean Kiekhefer (2)

CC home runs: None.

The RockHounds scored twice in the 8th to edge the Hooks on Friday.

Framber Valdez went five innings and allowed five runs on eight hits (2-run homer), walked three, and struck out nine. Justin Ferrell and Ralph Garza Jr. both threw two innings. In his Texas League debut, Ferrell allowed two runs (one earned) on four hits and struck out three, while Garza allowed a hit and struck out three.

Carmen Benedetti opened the scoring with an RBI single in the 1st inning. Stephen Wrenn ripped a two-run double in the 2nd and scored on a Josh Rojas single. Corpus got two more in the 6th as Randy C├ęsar scored on a wild pitch and Alex De Goti hit an RBI single. Myles Straw and Nick Tanielu had three hits apiece; Tanielu scored two runs and Straw stole his 20th base of the season.

Brock Dykxhoorn takes on Corey Walter in game 3. First pitch is at 7:05.

Myrtle Beach 9, Buies Creek 6

W- Jordan Minch (2-1)
L- Gabriel Valdez (0-1)

BC home runs: None.

For the second straight game, the Carolina Stros fought their way out of an early hole, but the Pelicans managed to stay in control this time around.

Hector Perez somehow made his way through five innings. He allowed five runs on seven hits, walked two, and struck out four. Gabriel Valdez came on for the 6th and allowed three runs on two hits, walked two, and struck out one for the two outs he recorded in the inning. Carlos Sierra allowed a run on a balk, a double, walked one, and struck out three in 2.1 innings.

J.J. Matijevic hit an RBI single in the 3rd to put Buies Creek on the board. One batter later, Osvaldo Duarte ripped a two-run double. Abraham Toro hit a single on the 5th and Alfredo Angarita scored on the ensuing error. Chas McCormick added another run on a sac fly. Matijevic added an RBI triple to his ledger in the 9th inning. Toro and Matijevic had three hits apiece. Dawson finished 2-5 on the night.

Carson LaRue faces Jose Paulino in game 3. First pitch is at 6:05 Eastern.

Quad Cities 8, Lake County 1

W- Dariel Aquino (1-0)
L- Francisco Perez (1-3)
S- Enoli Paredes (2)

QC home runs: None.

A little late, but the Banditos' bats came alive.

Parker Mushinski went five innings and allowed a run on three hits, walked five, and struck out six. Dariel Aquino worked around a walk to throw a scoreless 6th, striking out two. Enoli Paredes shut it down by striking out three over three perfect innings.

Miguelangel Sierra put Quad Cities on the board with an RBI single in the 6th and Bryan de la Cruz put them in front with a sac fly. Jake Meyers ripped a two-run double in the 7th, and the Banditos put it away with four in the 8th.

De La Cruz led it off with a walk and then he stole second. Ruben Castro and Cody Bohanek walked to load the bases for Jonathan Lacroix, who hit an RBI single for his first professional hit and RBI. Corey Julks struck out, but Meyers came through with an RBI single and Jonathan Arauz capped off the evening with a two-run single.

Meyers finished 3-5 on the night. Bohanek went 0-2, but he drew a couple of walks and scored twice.

Patrick Sandoval will take on Kirk McCarty in the series finale. First pitch is at 6:35.

Friday's Stars

All photos are from Jayne unless stated otherwise.

Parker Mushinski's photo is his mugshot on
Enoli Paredes' photo taken by Bryan Green.
Quad Cities River Bandits pitchers: W 8-1 vs. Lake County
9 IP, 3 H, ER, 6 BB, 11 K
Parker Mushinski: 5 IP, 3 H, ER, 5 BB, 6 K
Dariel Aquino: W (1-0), IP, BB, 2 K
Enoli Paredes: Save (2), 3 IP, 3 K

This is his mugshot on
Jake Meyers, OF, Quad Cities
3-4, 2 2B, 3 RBI, R

Reymin Guduan, LHP, Fresno
2 IP, H, BB, 5 K

Ralph Garza Jr., RHP, Corpus Christi
2 IP, H, 3 K

This is his mugshot on
J.J. Matijevic, OF, Buies Creek
3-5, 3B, 2 RBI, R

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