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Astros' farm system still bubbling at the top

Upper-level talent could help sustain Major League success
November 18, 2021

Each offseason, goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club. The Astros have undeniably been among the sport’s most successful organizations in recent

Bermudez, Berryhill Earn Top Astros Minor League Honors

Hooks staff ace thrived at Whataburger Field; Backstop had consistent season across three levels
October 8, 2021

CORPUS CHRISTI – Left-hander Jonathan Bermudez was named Astros Minor League Pitcher of the Year and catcher Luke Berryhill earned the organization’s Player of the Year, the club announced today. Both players spent time with the Hooks in 2021. Bermudez, the ace of the Hooks’ staff for the majority of

Adolph Homers for Third Straight Night, CC Clinches Series W 

August 7, 2021

SAN ANTONIO – Ross Adolph continued his tear Saturday night, cracking a two-run double and solo home run as Corpus Christi captured a series win over San Antonio with a 6-3 decision before 4,224 fans at Wolff Stadium. The Hooks have won three in a row and five of their

Kessinger, Pitching Key in Hooks Win

CC splits series with league-leading Frisco
August 1, 2021

CORPUS CHRISTI - The combination of Brett Daniels and Jonathan Bermudez held the league-leading Frisco RoughRiders to just one run in a 4-1 win to split the series Sunday at Whataburger Field. Daniels dealt five strikeouts without allowing a free pass over 5.0 innings to pick up his second Double-A

Koenig & Company Keep CC Bats at Bay

July 21, 2021

MIDLAND – Southpaw Jared Koenig captured his fifth win of the season with six strong innings Wednesday night as the RockHounds edged the Hooks, 3-2, at Momentum Bank Ballpark. Corpus Christi outhit Midland, 11 to four, but the club stranded seven and hit into two double plays, to go along

Bermudez Spins Gem, Hooks Topple SA

July 16, 2021

CORPUS CHRISTI – Southpaw Jonathan Bermudez struck out 10 while allowing just two baserunners over six sterling innings Friday night, as the Hooks knocked off the Missions, 4-1, before 5,449 fans at Whataburger Field. Corpus Christi held the Missions to three hits for the second time in the series, with

Lee's Night Not Enough in Hooks Loss

Astros No. 5 prospect falls double short of cycle
June 22, 2021

CORPUS CHRISTI - Korey Lee came a double short of the cycle, but it wasn't enough to carry the Hooks Tuesday against the Amarillo Sod Poodles in a 6-4 loss at Whataburger Field. It marked Corpus Christi's fifth straight loss. Lee started the scoring with a second-inning RBI triple off

Hooks Split Doubleheader with Frisco

Power bats earn game one, shut out in nightcap
June 17, 2021

CORPUS CHRISTI - The Hooks split a doubleheader with the Frisco RoughRiders Thursday, winning game one, 4-2, but falling in game two, 1-0, at Whataburger Field. Game one was a tale of the long ball for the Hooks, as all four runs scored via homer – all in the second

Back-to-Back Blasts Set Stage for Win at Hodgetown

June 12, 2021

AMARILLO – For the second time in the last five games, J.J. Matijevic and Norel González connected on consecutive home runs, forging a four-run third as the Hooks knocked off the Sod Poodles, 8-3, before 6,312 fans at Hodgetown. Corpus Christi, having won five of the last six, is 10-6

Blue Ghosts Blank Soddies Behind Bermudez, France

CC takes 5-of-6 from Amarillo
May 30, 2021

CORPUS CHRISTI - The Hooks – playing their final game as the Blue Ghosts – shut out the visiting Amarillo Sod Poodles 6-0 in front of a season-high 5,686 fans Sunday night at Whataburger Field. The team won all three games as the Blue Ghosts and 5-of-6 in the series.

Hooks Pound Sod Poodles in Series Opener

León ignites team in offensive onslaught
May 25, 2021

CORPUS CHRISTI - The Hooks put a 17-3 beatdown on the Amarillo Sod Poodles in the opener of a six-game series Tuesday at Whataburger Field. Every Hooks batter reached base, while eight of them scored at least one run. It was 2-1 Sod Poodles after the first inning, but the

Hooks Drop Both Tilts to Travs

Offense can't keep pace with North's top team
May 20, 2021

CORPUS CHRISTI - The Arkansas Travelers won both games of Thursday's doubleheader against the Hooks, taking the first contest 8-4 followed by a 6-1 decision. In game one of the day, a makeup from Wednesday's rainout, Hooks starter Hunter Brown (L, 0-2) gave up three runs on six hits in

Riders Edge Hooks in DH Sweep

May 12, 2021

FRISCO – Despite sturdy pitching Wednesday evening, the Hooks dropped both ends of a doubleheader by scores of 3-1 and 2-1 before a crowd of 2,364 in the opening contests of a six-game series at Riders Field. Wednesday’s nightcap featured a sterling start by Corpus Christi left-hander Jonathan Bermudez (1-1),