Royals Minor League report: August 23

Omaha Storm Chasers (71-58)

Omaha 4, Sacramento 3
WP: Joba Chamberlain (1-0)
SV: Scott Alexander (14)
HR: Reymond Fuentes (8), Alex Gordon (1, Jose Martinez (10)

Omaha ended Sacramento's 13-game winning streak in front of a sellout crowd. Jose Martinez hit a go-ahead home run in the eighth, improving his batting average to .386 on the season. Alex Gordon made his first rehab start and hit a two-run blast in the fifth inning. Joba Chamberlain tossed a scoreless eigth with two strikeouts to earn the win.

NW Arkansas Naturals (61-64)

Corpus Christi 6, NW Arkansas 2
LP: Kyle Zimmer (1-4)
HR: None

Northwest Arkansas lost the last game of their six-game road trip yesterday. Corpus Christi starter, Edison Frias, tossed 7.1 innings, striking out nine and allowing only three hits. Alex Liddi extended his season-best hitting streak to 15 games with a double in the second. His stretch is now tied for the longest of the season by a Natural. Kyle Zimmer took the loss, going four innings and allowing two earned runs.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (55-66)

Salem 5, Wilmington 1
LP: Jakob Junis (4-11)
HR: None

Wilmington dropped their ninth game of the season to Salem, narrowly avoiding a shutout with a run in the ninth. Carlos Garcia extended his hitting steak to 10 games with a triple in the ninth. Jakob Junis took his fifth consective loss, giving up five in 5.2 innings of work.

Lexington Legends (52-71)

Hagerstown 7, Lexington 4
LP: Yunior Marte (4-3)
HR: None

Lexington lost the final game of the series, ended up with a 2-2 split against Hagerstown. Anderson Miller recorded the sole multi-hit game for the Legends with a pair of hits. Yunior Marte was only able to go 3.0 innings, allowing four hits and five earned runs.

Idaho Falls Chukars (30-30)

Idaho Falls 11, Grand Junction 7
WP: Hunter Haynes (3-6)
HR: Joshua Banuelos (3), Logan Nottebrok 2 (3)

Idaho Falls outslugged the Rockies, recording 18 hits and three home runs. Six out of the nine starters collected multi-hit games, with five of them notching three hits or more. Logan Nottebrok had the first multi-homer game of his career and the third of the year by a Chukar.

Burlington Royals (25-34)

Burlington 6, Princeton 1
WP: Enmanuel Camacho (2-3)
HR: None

Burlington scored five runs in the sixth to defeat Princeton. Meibrys Viloria went a career-best 4-for-4 with an RBI. Enmanuel Camacho put in 7.0 innings of work for the Royals, allowing just one run. The start matched the longest outing by a Royals pitcher this year.

Surprise Royals (36-15)

Surpise 9, AZL Indians 4
WP: Yimaury Pena (5-0)
HR: None

Despite being outhit by the Indians, Suprise was able to win with the help of a four-run seventh. Rudy Martin went 3-for-4, with an RBI double. Manny Olloque collected a pair of hits, three walks, and two RBI. Yimaury Pena got the win, making him a perfect 5-0 this season.