Peoria faced off against Glendale again on Tuesday. The Javelinas emerged victorious, winning the game 5-4 to even out their record on the season to 3-3.
Five Astros players appeared in the game, with some having a direct impact on the outcome. Let’s take a look at how they did.
- Delino DeShields returned to his rightful leadoff spot and went 0-3 with a walk and a strikeout as he saw his average for the season fall to .357.
- Nolan Fontana got the start at DH, and was moved down in the order to the sixth spot. Fontana went 0-2 causing his average to drop to .154, but he did walk twice and came around to score on both occasions.
- Japhet Amador got the start at first base hitting in the cleanup spot. The hulking slugger had his best game of the fall campaign going 2-4, but more importantly he had his first home run of the fall. That power is what the Astros are looking for out of Amador.
- Alex Sogard pitched the sixth and seventh innings for Peoria. In the boxscore, Sogard received the win, but he also picked up a blown save as he allowed one earned run. Sogard scattered two hits and two walks in his two innings of work as his ERA now sits at 4.91.
- Andrew Robinson picked up his first save of the fall with a scoreless ninth inning while striking out one batter.