Royals Minor League report: May 5

Royals Minor League report: May 5

Omaha Storm Chasers (14-11)

Omaha 3, Round Rock 1
WP: John Lamb (2-0)
SV: Buddy Baumann (1)
HR: Cheslor Cuthbert (4)

John Lamb pitched six strong innings, leading Omaha to a second straight win vs. Round Rock. The lefty kept the Express scoreless after a solo homer in the first, scattering five hits and three walks with three strikeouts. Cheslor Cuthbert tied the game at 1-1 with a home run in the first. He went 3-for-3, raising his average to .310. Whit Merrifield's 18-game hitting streak came to an end.

NW Arkansas Naturals (16-9)

NW Arkansas 5, Springfield 3
WP: J.C. Sulbaran (2-2)
SV: Daniel Stumpf (2)
HR: Bubba Starling (1 with NW Arkansas, 3 overall), Mike Bianucci (6)

Bubba Starling drove in three runs, helping the Naturals extend a franchise-best winning streak to 10 games. Starling hit his first Double-A homer, a two-run shot in the second. He doubled home a run in the fifth. Mike Bianucci hit his sixth homer, tying him for second in the Texas League. J.C. Sulbaran (6 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO, 1 HR) defeated Springfield for the second time in six days.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (13-11)

Wilmington at Potomac - Postponed due to rain

Rain postponed the series opener between Wilmington and Potomac. A pair of seven-inning games are scheduled for today, beginning at 4 p.m. ET.

Lexington Legends (10-15)

The Legends had Tuesday off after a road series at Asheville. They are home tonight vs. Charleston (Yankees).