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Bats Back Macuare & Pen, CC Takes Lead in Final Series 

September 19, 2021

SAN ANTONIO – The Hooks supported a strong start by Angel Macuare with a 12-hit effort Saturday night, including a season-high five doubles, to knock off the Missions, 6-1, before 4,632 fans at Wolff Stadium. Corpus Christi chased San Antonio starter Pedro Avila with four straight hits to start the

Big Seventh the Difference for SA

September 17, 2021

SAN ANTONIO – The Missions broke a 3-3 stalemate with a five-run seventh inning, and then fended off a late Hooks rally to edge Corpus Christi, 8-6, Thursday night at Wolff Stadium. The Hooks winning streak is snapped at three games. With the game level, the Missions sent nine men

Hooks Claim Slugfest for Fifth Straight Win

August 11, 2021

AMARILLO – Corpus Christi broke through for seven runs in the third inning Tuesday night and held on for an 11-8 triumph over the homestanding Sod Poodles before 4,280 fans in the series opener at Hodgetown. The Hooks have won a season-best five games in a row, while taking seven

Hooks Stop Late Rally to Secure Opener

August 4, 2021

SAN ANTONIO – Right-fielder Corey Julks and right-hander Jimmy Endersby set the pace Tuesday night as the Hooks engineered a 6-3 win over the Missions before 5,286 fans at Wolff Stadium. Julks collected three of Corpus Christi’s nine hits and scored two runs. Endersby (3-4) fired five innings of one-run

Lee Delivers Walk-Off in Extras

HBCBs get 3-2 win in 10
July 14, 2021

CORPUS CHRISTI - Hooks catcher Korey Lee provided the heroics Wednesday with a 10th-inning walk-off single to beat the San Antonio Missions, 3-2, at Whataburger Field. Lee stepped up with the bases loaded and one out against Nick Kuzia and lofted a single to left field to score Grae Kessinger.

CC Busts Slump, Olczak Slams Door

Hooks plate nine runs in first three frames Sunday
July 5, 2021

SAN ANTONIO – Back-to-back home runs by Alex McKenna and Scott Manea in the first and a Pedro León grand slam in the third helped build a 9-0 lead needed for the Hooks’ 10-8 Independence Day triumph over the Missions before 5,272 fans – the largest crowd of the year

Brown, Lee Lead Hooks to Shutout Win

Top-5 Astros prospects shine in 4-0 game
June 24, 2021

CORPUS CHRISTI - Hunter Brown dominated the Amarillo Sod Poodles over six innings to lead the Hooks to a 4-0 victory Thursday at Whataburger Field. Brown (W, 1-3) struck out nine while allowing just two hits and a walk. Eight of those punch outs came consecutively spanning the second through

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

Moclair, Melendez and Procopio Spin Asheville's First Shutout

Tourists Hammer Braves 9-0 to Conclude Lengthy Road Trip
June 13, 2021

ROME- The Asheville Tourists pitched their first shutout of 2021 and it could not have come at a better time. The Tourists had dropped four out of five to the Rome Braves and netted only a pair of victories through the first 11 games of their road trip. Sunday afternoon,

Double Header Results in Two More Road Losses

Tourists Fall to 3-14 Away from Home after Dropping Twin Bill
June 12, 2021

ROME- The Asheville Tourists fought their way through a pair of games at State Mutual Stadium on Friday night. For the majority of the evening, the Tourists were in good position to come away with one or possibly two victories. However, in both contests the Rome Braves used a massive

Unearned Runs Costly in a Pair of Losses

Tourists Drop Both Games of a Double-Header in Rome
June 9, 2021

ROME- Weather is playing a major factor in Asheville’s first trip to Rome, Georgia this season. The series opener began on Tuesday where only two innings were played before rain forced the game into a suspension. The Tourists and the Rome Braves finished the contest on Wednesday, an 8-4 Rome

Granberg's Big Night Too Much for the Tourists

Drive's Left Fielder Collects Four Extra-Base Hits
June 5, 2021

GREENVILLE- The Asheville Tourists were put on their heels from the start on Friday night. The Greenville Drive scored six runs over the first three innings and held a 9-2 lead after five. Asheville settled in over the last four innings; however, the fast Greenville start netted the home team

Tourists Drop Second Straight at Home for the First Time

Hot Rods Take Series Finale at McCormick Field
May 30, 2021

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists have been very good playing at McCormick Field through the month of May. Sunday afternoon marked the first time Asheville has suffered back-to-back home losses. The Tourists fell 6-2 to the Bowling Green Hot Rods, their second straight loss, however Asheville still won the series four

State of the System: Houston Astros

Whitley leads developing group of high-potential talent
November 18, 2020

Starting in October and running through the end of the year,'s State of the System series will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of each Major League organization, highlights prospects who've made the biggest strides in 2020 and offers a peek at 2021. This year was an unorthodox one, to

The Show Before the Show: Episode 255

Astros' Lee discusses first Spring Training, brief water polo career
May 1, 2020

Check out the latest episode of The Show Before the Show,'s official podcast. A segment rundown is listed below, in case you want to skip to a particular section. Like the podcast? Subscribe, rate and review "The Show Before the Show" on iTunes. The podcast is also available via

Lee delivers big night for ValleyCats

Astros first-rounder sets career highs with three RBIs, four runs
July 10, 2019

Even 20 games into his New York-Penn League tenure, Korey Lee has an "indescribable feeling" that he's able to play professional baseball every day. And while he went through a tough stretch to begin July, he knew that things would turn around like they did Wednesday night.The Astros' first-round pick