Ouch! The Astros farm teams had their worst week of the season to this point. Corpus Christi was 2 and 3(18-18) over-all; Lancaster was 2 and 5(12-27); Round Rock was also 2 and 5(17-23); Lexington came in at 1 and 5(19-19).
The Farmstros Five for the week of May 13-19, 2009
Farmstros Top Performer of the Week
Polin Trinidad, LHP, Corpus Christi. Trinidad threw a complete game seven-hitter with six strikeouts in his only start.
The other four:
Jordan Lyles, RHP, Lexington. Lyles pitched 12 innings in two starts. He gave up seven hits and one earned run, while striking out 17.
Leandro Cespedes, RHP, Lancaster. Cespedes pitched nine innings and allowed seven hits and two runs, in one relief appearance and his first start of the season.
Tommy Manzella, SS, Round Rock. Manzella was 11 for 32 for the week with three doubles, one triple, one home run and two RBI.
J.R. Towles, C, Round Rock. Towles had the game-winning home run in one of Round Rock's two wins. He ended the week 6 for 16 with one home run and seven RBI.