Royals Minor League report: May 17

Royals Minor League report: May 17

Omaha Storm Chasers (18-20)

Omaha 2, Memphis 1 (Game One - Seven Innings)
WP: Yohan Pino (2-0)
SV: Louis Coleman (3)
HR: Orlando Calixte (2)

Memphis 4, Omaha 1 (Game Two - Seven Innings)
LP: Joe Paterson (1-2)
HR: None

Omaha split a pair of seven-inning games at Memphis. Orlando Calixte provided all of the offense in game one with a two-run homer. Yohan Pino worked 5.0 innings, holding the Redbirds to a run, four hits and two walks with three strikeouts. Omaha pitchers allowed eight walks plus two hit batters in game two. Dusty Coleman had two hits and an RBI.

NW Arkansas Naturals (24-12)

NW Arkansas 3, Springfield 2 (10 innings)
WP: Aroni Nina (2-1)
HR: Hunter Dozier (3)

Hunter Dozier delivered a walk-off homer in the 10th as Northwest Arkansas finished with a 3-1 mark vs. Springfield. The Naturals have won 18 of their last 21 games. The Naturals tied the game with two away in the ninth as Terrance Gore was hit by a pitch. Gore added a hit and a steal while lifting his season average to .293.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (19-17)

Lynchburg 7, Wilmington 2
LP: Luis Rico (2-2)
HR: None

Wilmington dropped the rubber game at Lynchburg. Luis Rico struck out six, allowing four runs (three earned) over 4.2 innings. Kenny Diekroeger went 2-for-3 with an RBI. The Blue Rocks have Monday off before starting a seven-game homestand with the first of three vs. Winston-Salem (White Sox).

Lexington Legends (16-20)

Lexington 3, Savannah 1
WP: Zach Lovvorn (2-4)
SV: Ashton Goudeau (1)
HR: None

Lexington completed a series at Savannah, winning three of four. Zach Lovvorn worked 7.0 innings, holding the Sand Gnats to a run, three hits and a walk with three strikeouts. Ashton Goudeau tossed 2.0 scoreless frames for his first save since 2012. Brandon Downes drove home two runs.