Royals Minor League Report: April 30

Royals Minor League Report: April 30

Royals Minor League Report: April 30
Omaha Storm Chasers (17-8)

Nashville 4, Omaha 3
LP: Jeremy Jeffress (2-2)
HR: Clint Robinson (5), Jason Bourgeois (1)

The Storm Chasers lost a second straight game on a walk-off, this time on a double by Nashville's Logan Schafer. Mike Montgomery worked 6.0 innings for Omaha, allowing three runs on seven hits and a walk. He retired nine in a row after yielding a single and a homer to open the first. Clint Robinson belted his fifth homer on the season to tie Max Ramirez for the team lead. Jason Bourgeois hit a two-run blast in his Omaha debut to tie the game at 3-3 in the seventh.

NW Arkansas Naturals (12-12)

NW Arkansas 12, Arkansas 2
WP: Felipe Paulino (1-0)
SV: Kendal Volz (1)
HR: Carlo Testa 2 (3, 4), Mario Lisson (2)

Felipe Paulino tossed 6.1 shutout frames in a rehab outing to lead the Naturals past Arkansas. Paulino scattered four hits while fanning five. He is returning from a right forearm strain. Carlo Testa homered twice, giving him three home runs and 10 RBI over the four-game series. The Naturals put the game away with a seven-run eighth. Christian Colon tripled home a pair and Mario Lisson hit a three-run blast during the inning.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (10-13)

Wilmington 8, Salem 3
WP: Jon Keck (1-0)
HR: None

Wilmington snapped a five-game losing streak by defeating Salem in the series opener. Greg Billo (4.0 IP+1, 4 H, 3 ER, 3 BB, 4 SO) allowed all three runs in the third. Jon Keck scattered two hits and three walks over 3.0 innings for the relief win. Geulin Beltre's two-run single gave the Blue Rocks a 4-3 lead in the third inning. Beltre finished 3-for-4 with three RBI. Roman Hernandez added three hits, two runs and an RBI. Angel Franco extended his hitting streak to 13 games (20-for-40).

Kane County Cougars (11-14)

Great Lakes 6, Kane County 1
LP: Aaron Brooks (2-3)
HR: None

Kane County dropped the rubber game at Great Lakes. Aaron Brooks allowed five runs on 10 hits over 5.0 innings. Justin Trapp doubled home Tim Ferguson in the third for Kane County's lone run. The Cougars are off on Tuesday. They host Peoria (Cubs) on Wednesday in Geneva.