Royals Minor League report: Sept. 3

Royals Minor League report: Sept. 3

Omaha Storm Chasers (79-61)

Omaha 11, Colorado Springs 14
WP: Andy Ferguson (7-3)
HR: J.C. Boscan (#1), Brett Eibner (#19)

The Storm Chasers outslugged Colorado Springs on Thursday with the help of Brett Eibner and Jose Martinez. Eibner ended the game 2-for-4 with a home run and five RBI. Martinez collected three hits, improving his league-best batting average to .386. Andy Ferguson earned the win for Omaha, tossing 5.0 innings, striking out six, and allowing only one earned run. k Short in 2005). Gordon made his third rehab start, going 2-for-4 with a walk.

NW Arkansas Naturals (67-68)

Tulsa 5, Northwest Arkansas 4
LP: Malcom Culver (2-6)
HR: Bubba Starling (#9), Lane Adams (#12)

Northwest Arkansas scored four in the top of the fifth but Tulsa struck back with five in the bottom half. Lane Adams hit a two-run blast, finishing 2-for-4. Kenny Diekroeger record the only three-hit game for Northwest Arkansas with a run scored. Paul Clemons started the game, working 4.0 innings and gaving up two runs on one hit.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (60-74)

Winson-Salem 5, Wilmington 0
LP: Alec Mills (7-7)
HR: None

Wilmington was swept for the sixth time this year and shutout by Winston-Salem. The Blue Rocks have been held scoreless 19 times this year, the most in the Carolina League. Cam Gallagher and Logan Moon picked up a pair of hits apiece. Alec Mills took the loss over 5.0 innings, allowing seven hits, two runs, and seven strikeouts.

Lexington Legends (55-79)

Hagerstown 5, Lexington 2
LP: Yunior Marte (4-5)
HR: None

The Legends got off to a 1-0 deficit in the first and continued to trail the rest of the game. Both of their runs came in the bottom of the ninth inning with RBI from Chad Johnson and Anderson Miller. Yunior Marte was only able to go 3.1 innings, allowing four hits and four earned runs.

Idaho Falls Chukars (36-35)

Idaho Falls 8, Orem 5
WP: Daniel Concepcion (2-2)
HR: Roman Collins (#4)

Idaho Falls won their third-straight game, decreasing their magic number to three. The Chukars had big fourth and fifth innings, scoring six runs. D.J. Burt and Roman Collins each knocked in three runs. Daniel Concepcion came in relief for Bryan Brickhouse and earned the win. He tossed 4.0 innings, giving up six hits and three runs.

Burlington Royals (27-34)

Burlington 7, Princeton 6
WP: Jacob Bodner (2-0)
HR: None

The Royals completed a three-game sweep in 10 innings. Angelo Castellano hit a 10th-inning triple and scored on Trey Stover's sacrifice fly. Brien Bien went 4-for-5 with two RBI. Jacob Bodner earned the win, retiring all six men he faced.