Royals Minor League Report: July 11

NW Arkansas Naturals (4-11 Second Half, 44-41 Overall)

Midland 2, Northwest Arkansas 0
LP: Jonathan Dziedzic (4-6 with NW Arkansas, 4-7 overall)
HR: None

The Naturals lost at home as Midland plated a pair of unearned runs in the first. Jonathan Dziedzic took the loss, allowing the two unearned tallies, four hits and two walks with seven strikeouts over five innings. Luke Farrell tossed four shutout innings, holding the RockHounds to a hit and a walk with three strikeouts. Hunter Dozier was 2-for-3 with a double for the Naturals.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (8-7 Second Half, 46-39 Overall)

Lynchburg 3, Wilmington 2 (10 innings)
LP: Ashton Goudeau (4-2 with Wilmington, 5-2 overall)
HR: None

Lynchburg's Eric Haase belted a walk-off homer in the 10th, dropping Wilmington to 0-2 in the series. Cody Stubbs recorded solo homers in the fourth and seventh for the Blue Rocks. Starter Jake Junis scattered two runs, seven hits and a walk with six strikeouts over seven innings.

Lexington Legends (9-6 Second Half, 40-45 Overall)

Lexington 8, Savannah 7 (Game One -- 15 innings)
WP: Nik Stephenson (3-6)
HR: Chase Vallot (5), Brandon Downes (6)

Savannah 5, Lexington 2 (Game Two -- Seven Innings)
LP: Corey Ray (2-4)
HR: None

Lexington split a pair of home games against Savannah. Wander Franco delivered a walk-off sacrifice fly in game one, scoring Corey Toups. Both teams scored in the ninth, 12th and 13th innings. Chase Vallot and Brandon Downes clubbed solo homers, with Downes' shot forcing extra-innings. Toups led the Legends with four hits, three runs and an RBI. Starter Pedro Fernandez fanned eight over 5.0 innings, allowing two runs. Lexington scored two in the first inning of the nightcap, with Savannah scoring four in the fifth to take a 5-2 lead. Toups had two hits and a run.

Idaho Falls Chukars (7-16)

Idaho Falls at Missoula - Postponed due to rain

The Chukars had their first postponement of 2015. A doubleheader is scheduled for tonight, beginning at 5 p.m. MT.

Burlington Royals (10-9)

Danville 9, Burlington 5
LP: Joseph Markus (0-2)
HR: Jose Martinez (1)

Burlington rallied late before falling short in game one vs. Danville. Jose Martinez reached base four times. He posted a solo homer in the eighth and a two-run single in the ninth. Mark McCoy fanned four over 2 2/3 scoreless innings.

Surprise Royals (12-5)

Surprise 5, Arizona Brewers 4
WP: Reinaldo Cepin (1-0)
HR: None

Luke Willis singled home Leland Clemmons as the Royals won in walk-off fashion. Surprise was the home team, though the contest was played at Milwaukee's complex in Maryvale. Willis was 4-for-4 with three runs and two RBIs.