The Corpus Christi Hooks struggle to replace production following the recent promotions of Alex Bregman and Teoscar Hernandez to the Astros Triple-A affiliate, the Fresno Grizzlies.
Alex Bregman and Teoscar Hernandez have both been missed. Following the promotion of the two best hitters on the team over the All-Star break, the Corpus Christi hitters were batting .220 before a 12 run outburst on Sunday. Bregman leaves AA with a .297/.415/.559 slash line and 14 home runs. He had 70 hits in 62 career games with Corpus Christi. Hernandez leaves the Hooks with a .305/.384/.437 slash line with 19 doubles and 85 hits in 69 games this year for the Astros Double-A affiliate.
Jack Mayfield and Chan-Jong Moon rejoins the Hooks this week, making way for their former teammates Bregman and Hernandez who were called up following the AA All-Star game. Gonzalo Sanudo and Albert Minnis both joined the Hooks from Lancaster. Sanudo is coming back from a rehab assignment while Minnis saw his first AA action this week. David Paulino has been placed on the seven-day disabled list, effective June 28th.
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Monday: no game, All-Star break
Tuesday: no game, All-Star break
Wednesday: no game, All-Star break
Thursday: Springfield, L 1-3
Friday: Springfield, L 1-11
Saturday: Springfield, W 6-3
Sunday: Tulsa, W 12-6
Current Record: 6-4, 2nd in South Division, one game behind Midland