Houston Astros: Hooks Coming Into Form Down the Stretch
After an up and down second half for the Houston Astros Double-A affiliate, the Corpus Christi Hooks, they look to use a 5-1 week as a catalyst with the playoffs looming.
The Hooks are 16-8 in their last 24 games. With eight games remaining in the second half, the second half title seems to be out of reach as they trail Midland by seven games. On the season Midland holds an 18-14 advantage against Corpus Christi. The teams are not scheduled to meet again in the regular season.
Ryan Deemes and Dean Deetz were assigned to Corpus Christi from Lancaster on Tuesday. Preston Tucker joined the Hooks midweek on a rehab assignment. He is expected to rejoin Fresno sometime this coming week. Albert Minnis continues to bounce back and forth between AA and AAA, rejoining the Grizzlies on Tuesday.
Tuesday: Midland W 7-2
Wednesday: Midland W 4-1
Thursday: Midland L 2-5
Friday: Midland W 7-0
Saturday: San Antonio W 5-1
Sunday: San Antonio W 6-0
Second Half Record: 33-29, 3rd in the South Division, seven games behind Midland