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Astros system blossoming at the top

Tucker, Toro reach Majors while Javier rises to Triple-A
October 30, 2019

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 went all-in on their quest for another World Series title at the

Raspas Claim Series In Sunday Thriller

Lorenzo Quintana's clutch homer lifts Corpus Christi in the eighth
April 7, 2019

CORPUS CHRISTI - Lorenzo Quintana smashed a three-run home run in the eighth inning to give the Hooks the lead and the win 5-4 over the Sod Poodles. The Hooks trailed for the majority of the game before the first blast of the year from Quintana.

McCann Leads Raspas to Series Win

August 26, 2018

CORPUS CHRISTI - Brian McCann plated three Sunday night, including a two-run blast in the fourth, paving the way toward a 4-2 Corpus Christi win over The Flying Chanclas de San Antonio before a sellout crowd of 9,612 fans at Whataburger Field.The Hooks (36-25, 79-51), who once again took the

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.

Riders Rally in 7th to Win Series

August 5, 2018

FRISCO - Luis Yander La O's two-out, two-run double in the seventh inning Saturday night sent the RoughRiders to a 5-3 come-from-behind win over Corpus Christi in front of 7,402 fans at Dr Pepper Ballpark.Ronnie Dawson put the Hooks (25-18, 68-44) in front by attacking the game's first pitch and

De Goti Dinger Powers Hooks to Walk-Off Win

July 29, 2018

CORPUS CHRISTI - The Hooks scored five times over the final two innings Saturday night, culminating with a two-out, two-run walk-off home run by Alex De Goti, which vaulted Corpus Christi to a 7-5 win over Midland before 6,012 fans at Whataburger Field.The Hooks' (21-15, 64-41) fifth walk-off win of

Quintana Tabbed TL Player of the Week

July 16, 2018

Catcher Lorenzo Quintana has been tabbed Texas League Player of the Week for July 9-15, league president Tim Purpura announced today.Last week, Quintana went 7-for-13 with 2 doubles, 4 home runs, and 10 RBIs. This four-game surge has raised his season batting average from .248 to .272.The run began last

Rays' Franco cycles way to weekly honor

Switch-hitting shortstop producing beyond years for Princeton
July 16, 2018

There are many reasons why Wander Franco shouldn't be dominating the Appalachian League. He's only 17 and was signed last July. He hadn't played in a stateside league before June. He skipped over the Gulf Coast League. He'd need time to adjust, both on and off the field. But there's

Riders Take Back-&-Forth Affair

July 15, 2018

CORPUS CHRISTI - The RoughRiders plated three ninth-inning runs Sunday night en route to a 9-7 victory over the Hooks in the series opener at Whataburger Field.Frisco (14-9, 38-55) racked up 18 hits and went 7-for-16 with men in scoring position, handing the Hooks just their third loss in the

Quintana's three-homer game fuels Hooks

Astros catcher establishes career highs with six RBIs, five runs
July 10, 2018

One night after a swarm of bees invaded Whataburger Field, it was Lorenzo Quintana who created the buzz.The Houston backstop homered three times, reached safely in all five plate appearances and established career highs with six RBIs and five runs as Double-A Corpus Christi rolled past Northwest Arkansas, 15-6, on

Quintana Hits Three Home Runs in Romp of Naturals

Club sets season-bests with 15 runs and 20 hits
July 10, 2018

CORPUS CHRISTI - Lorenzo Quintana clubbed three dingers, scored a club-record five runs, and plated six Monday night as the Hooks mashed Northwest Arkansas, 15-6, to sweep the series at Whataburger Field.The Hooks (14-4, 57-30), who have won nine of their last 10 games, finished the 5-1 homestand at a

Raspas Spin Another Shutout

July 7, 2018

CORPUS CHRISTI - Corbin Martin and Framber Valdez teamed to blank Northwest Arkansas Saturday night, sending Corpus Christi to a 4-0 victory over Northwest Arkansas before 6,670 fans at Whataburger Field.The Hooks defended Whataburger Field as the Corpus Christi Raspas for the final time. The club has fashioned two shutouts

Cuban Battery Powers Hooks

July 3, 2018

SPRINGDALE, AR - Catcher Lorenzo Quintana belted a first-inning three-run home run and Cionel Pérez spun seven frames of one-run ball as the Hooks beat Northwest Arkansas, 4-1, Tuesday night to sweep the series at Arvest Ballpark.Corpus Christi (9-3, 52-29) finished the six-game road trip by winning the final four

Hooks Nail Naturals in Ninth

July 2, 2018

SPRINGDALE, AR - Back-to-back home runs by Yordan Alvarez and Lorenzo Quintana capped a six-run ninth inning Monday night as the Hooks roared to a 7-2 come-from-behind win over the Naturals at Arvest Ballpark.Corpus Christi (8-3, 51-29), now 3-2 on the road trip, will shoot for the series sweep Tuesday

Travs Walk Off with Win, Snap Cesar's Hit Streak

June 30, 2018

NORTH LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas mustered a pair of ninth-inning runs Friday night to beat Corpus Christi, 2-1, before a crowd of 7,108 fans at Dickey-Stephens Park.In addition to the Hooks (5-3, 48-29) enduring their third consecutive defeat, third baseman Randy César went 0-for-4, ending his Texas League record hitting

Frenzied Fifth Finishes Cards

May 22, 2018

CORPUS CHRISTI - Lorenzo Quintana's lead-off home run in the fifth sparked a six-run frame as the Hooks cruised to a 9-3 triumph over Springfield in Friday night's series opener at Whataburger Field.Corpus Christi has won its last seven games at Whataburger Field.

CC Erupts Late for a Tuesday Triumph

May 15, 2018

CORPUS CHRISTI - The Hooks scored five times in the seventh inning and Cionel Pérez fired four shutout frames to close out a 5-4 victory over the Missions Tuesday night at Whataburger Field.Corpus Christi (22-16) has won four in a row, and now trails San Antonio (25-13) by 3.0 games

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.

Alvarez's Eighth Inning Blast Powers Hooks

April 22, 2018

FRISCO - Yordan Alvarez belted a three-run home run into the lazy river beyond the right-field wall Sunday afternoon, sending the Hooks to an 8-6 victory and a series sweep of Frisco at Dr Pepper Ballpark.The come-from-behind effort was Corpus Christi's eighth win in the last 10 games. The RoughRiders

Quintana Goes Deep Twice to Power Hooks

April 14, 2018

CORPUS CHRISTI - Lorenzo Quintana hit two home runs and plated five in his final two at-bats Friday night as the Hooks engineered an 8-1 triumph over Northwest Arkansas to secure a series victory at Whataburger Field.With the game level at 1 in the seventh, Quintana crushed a 3-2 pitch