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Martin & Dawson Do Damage

August 11, 2018

CORPUS CHRISTI - Ronnie Dawson was a triple shy of the cycle and Corbin Martin fired six innings of two-run ball Saturday night as the Hooks beat the Cardinals, 5-2, before 5,459 fans at Whataburger Field.Corpus Christi's (29-20, 72-46) victory set the stage for a rubber match Sunday afternoon.

Trade Pieces Fuel Frisco Win

August 4, 2018

FRISCO - Taylor Hearn and a team of three relievers scattered four hits and one walk Friday night as the RoughRiders edged Corpus Christi, 2-1, before 7,372 fans at Dr Pepper Ballpark.The Hooks (25-17, 68-43), who entered the series riding a five-game win streak, have dropped two in a row.

Hartman & Pen Pave Way

July 20, 2018

MIDLAND - Ryan Hartman picked up his ninth win Friday night, while Alex Winkelman and Erasmo Pinales teamed for four frames of shutout relief as Corpus Christi downed the RockHounds, 4-1, at Security Bank Ballpark.The Hooks (19-9, 62-35) got to Norge Ruiz (3-7) for four runs over the first two

Hood Homer Haunts Hooks

July 16, 2018

CORPUS CHRISTI - Destin Hood belted a three-run home run in the sixth inning Monday night, sending the RoughRiders to a 5-3 victory over the Hooks before 5,308 fans at Whataburger Field.Frisco (15-9, 39-55) has won the first two games in the series, saddling Corpus Christi (17-7, 60-33) with back-to-back

Blanco Leads CC to Sixth Shutout of 2018

Hooks hurl two-hitter to square series
July 5, 2018

CORPUS CHRISTI - Ronel Blanco fired four hitless innings in his Double-A debut Thursday night as the Hooks blanked Arkansas, 3-0, before 4,637 fans at Whataburger Field.Forrest Whitley made the start for Corpus Christi (10-4, 53-30) but was forced to leave the game in the first inning due to injury.

Pineda & Martin Shine in Springdale

July 1, 2018

SPRINGDALE, AR - Andy Pineda belted two home runs and Corbin Martin fired six sterling innings as the Hooks rolled to a 5-2 victory over Northwest Arkansas in the series opener at Arvest Ballpark.Corpus Christi (7-3, 50-29) is the first Double-A club to reach the 50-win plateau.

Ninth Inning De Goti Dinger Vaults CC

June 2, 2018

TULSA - Alex De Goti belted a two-out, two-run home run in the ninth inning Saturday night, pushing the Hooks to a dramatic 3-2 victory over the Drillers before 7,112 fans at ONEOK Field.Corpus Christi (33-22) has won eight of its last 11 games.Trailing 2-0, Randy César opened the ninth

Big Inning Bolsters CC

May 11, 2018

CORPUS CHRISTI - The Hooks used a six-run third and seven-strikeout performances by Cionel Pérez and Alex Winkelman to best Midland, 9-2, in the series opener at Whataburger Field.Corpus Christi, now 10-5 at home, snapped its losing streak at four games.

Hooks Hold Line for Series Split

May 5, 2018

MIDLAND - Kevin Hill and Alex Winkelman combined for 4 1/3 scoreless innings of relief, and centerfielder Myles Straw turned in two outfield assists Friday night as the Hooks beat Midland, 6-3, in the series finale at Security Bank Ballpark.Corpus Christi (17-11) struck first, scoring three first inning runs against

Hounds Steal Series Opener

May 1, 2018

CORPUS CHRISTI - Midland mustered three unearned runs in the eighth inning Tuesday night, clipping Corpus Christi, 3-2, in the opener of a four-game series at Security Bank Ballpark.The Hooks have lost back-to-back games for the first time since being swept in North Little Rock April 8-10.Brock Dykxhoorn and Ben

CC Battles Back Twice for Walk-Off Win

April 28, 2018

The Hooks scratched out three 10th-inning runs Friday night, edging Frisco, 4-3, before 4,801 fans at Whataburger Field.Thanks to its second last at-bat triumph of the young year, Corpus Christi has won 11 of the last 15 games.

Rucker again reels in Pitcher of the Week

Myrtle Beach righty struck out 17 across two scoreless starts
July 24, 2017

Michael Rucker's third straight scoreless outing helped him earn his second straight award.The Cubs prospect turned in a pair of gems to repeat as Carolina League Pitcher of the Week.

Hooks' Winkelman falls one out shy of no-no

Astros lefty prospect stymies RoughRiders for 8 2/3 innings
July 20, 2017

Alex Winkelman had a good feeling about his start on Wednesday.While he said his bullpen session was "nothing special," the Astros prospect kept a positive vibe with him throughout the game."You get through the first couple innings and have some success -- I had some hitters off-balance -- and it's

Hooks Prevail in 11

Singleton Opens, Closes Scoring
June 23, 2017

CORPUS CHRISTI - Jon Singleton's 11th-inning sacrifice fly to center scored Antonio Nunez for a 6-5 Corpus Christi triumph over Frisco Thursday night at Whataburger Field before 6,122.

Kelly Corrals Hooks

June 11, 2017

SAN ANTONIO - Missions starter Michael Kelly held the Hooks to just three hits over 7 1/3 innings on Sunday afternoon, as San Antonio beat Corpus Christi 4-2 in front of 3,277 fans at Wolff Stadium.

Winkelman whiffs career-high 10 batters

Astros lefty fights through illness to spin six scoreless innings
April 18, 2017

If Alex Winkelman still felt the effects of illness, he didn't show it on the mound in Myrtle Beach on Tuesday.The Astros left-hander struck out a career-high 10 over six scoreless innings, but Class A Advanced Buies Creek eventually fell to Myrtle Beach, 6-0. Winkelman punctuated his outing by striking