Monday's contest at Oklahoma City was postponed due to rain. A pair of seven-inning games are scheduled for Tuesday, with the first starting at 11:05 a.m. Central. Aaron Brooks is scheduled to start game one, with Christian Binford on the mound for game two.
NW Arkansas Naturals (8-9)
NW Arkansas 5, Springfield 3
WP: Glenn Sparkman (2-2)
SV: Malcom Culver (1)
The Naturals opened with a home win over Springfield. Glenn Sparkman worked 6.0 innings, scattering two runs (one earned), seven hits and a walk with six strikeouts. Mike Bianucci was 3-for-4 plus two runs scored. 13th-ranked Royals prospect Bubba Starling added his first Double-A hits, finishing 2-for-4 with a double and two runs. Dusty Coleman reached base three times, going 1-for-2 with two walks, an RBI and a run. He's second in the league with a .400 average (20-for-50).
Wilmington Blue Rocks (8-9)
The Blue Rocks were off after a weekend trip to Frederick. They host Myrtle Beach (Cubs) tonight.
Lexington Legends (6-12)
Monday was an off day for all South Atlantic League teams. The Legends host Rome (Braves) tonight.