The Storm Chasers opened with a win at Memphis, breaking open a scoreless contest with four runs in the sixth. Brett Eibner had two hits, two RBIs and a run. Reymond Fuentes added two hits and two runs. He is No. 20 on the Royals Top 30 Prospects list. Clayton Mortensen defeated his first organization as he tossed six scoreless innings with three hits, a walk and three strikeouts.
NW Arkansas Naturals (2-4)
NW Arkansas 6, Frisco 2
WP: Daniel Stumpf (1-0)
HR: Jorge Bonifacio (3)
The Naturals won a matinee finale at Frisco. Ninth-ranked Royals prospect Jorge Bonifacio hit a go-ahead solo homer in the sixth. He has three roundtrippers through six games after hitting four in 132 games last year. Bonifacio added an RBI single in a three-run eighth. Fifth-ranked Royals prospect Miguel Almonte fanned four over three innings plus two batters, allowing two runs. Daniel Stumpf needed just 29 pitches to work three perfect innings with two strikeouts. The Naturals have Wednesday off after traveling home from Texas. They open the home schedule on Thursday vs. Midland (Athletics).
Wilmington Blue Rocks (2-3)
Wilmington at Carolina - Postponed
Tuesday's game in Zebulon was postponed due to rain. The contest will be made up as part of a doubleheader on May 31. A morning game is scheduled for Wednesday.
Lexington Legends (4-2)
Lexington 5, Greenville 3
WP: Pedro Fernandez (1-0)
HR: Ryan O'Hearn (2), Corey Toups (1)
Wander Franco's two-run single in the eighth lifted Lexington to a second straight win at Greenville. Franco is ranked 30th among Royals prospects by MLB.com. Ryan O'Hearn hit a solo shot in the first, his second homer in as many games. Corey Toups hit a two-run home run and Chad Johnson posted three hits. Torey Deshazier fanned five while holding the Drive to a run, two hits and no walks over five innings. Pedro Fernandez worked the final four innings, allowing two runs (one earned).