Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 10

Omaha Storm Chasers (63-53)

Iowa 3, Omaha 0
LP: Clayton Mortensen (7-9)

Omaha was swept in a four-game series by Iowa last night. The Storm Chasers have scored only one run and combined for nine hits the last three games. Clayton Mortensen took the loss, allowing only one hit and earned run over five innings.

NW Arkansas Naturals (56-57)

Northwest Arkansas 8, Tulsa 1
WP: Luke Farrell (2-3)
HR: Bubba Starling (8)

The Naturals offense came alive to snap a three-game losing streak to Tulsa. Luke Farrell earned his first win since June 11, throwing seven innings and allowing only one run. Ramon Torres and Parker Morin both recorded three hits and two doubles apiece.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (52-61)

Lynchburg 7 Wilmington 4
LP: Luis Rico (5-8)
HR: None

Wilmington was swept by Lynchburg and now has a franchise-record 14-game losing skid. The previous high was 10 games, which was done twice before. Carlos Garcia, Jack Lopez, and Elier Hernandez each recorded a pair of hits. Starter Luis Rico took the loss, going only four innings and allowing five earned runs.

Lexington Legends (48-62)

Lexington 5, Greenville 4
WP: Jake Newberry (3-2)
HR: None

The Legends rallied with four runs in the sixth inning to take a 5-4 victory over Greenville. Luis Valenzuela led the Lexington offense, going 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles. Jake Newberry got the win, tossing 2 1/3 scoreless innings and striking out two.

Idaho Falls Chukars (21-27)

Helena 10, Idaho Falls 8
LP: Derek Gordon (1-3)
HR: Roman Collins (2)

Idaho Falls snapped its winning streak at eight games, taking its first loss since July. D.J. Burt, Joshua Banuelos, and Kyle Pollock each had a pair of hits for the Chukars. Starter Derek Gordon had a tough day, working five innings and allowing seven earned runs.

Burlington Royals (21-24)

Princeton 6, Burlington 5
LP: Igol Feliz (2-4)
HR: None

Burlington dropped the rubber-game to Princeton on Sunday. The Royals outhit their opponent, but six of those 10 hits came against the bullpen in the last three innings. Brian Bien had his second-straight two-hit game, while Angelo Castellano and Luke Willis each collected a pair of hits.

Surprise Royals (31-9)

Suprise 9, AZL Mariners 8
WP: Jason Freeman (3-0)
HR: Leland Clemmons (4)

Surprise scored all nine runs in the last five innings to defeat the Mariners. Four Royals had multi-hit games, including Leland Clemmons who also hit his fourth blast of the season. Tyler Carvalho was the only Royals pitcher to not allow a run, tossing 1 2/3 innings