Royals Minor League Report: May 16

Royals Minor League Report: May 16

Royals Minor League Report: May 16
Omaha Storm Chasers (25-15)

The entire PCL had Wednesday off, with the Storm Chasers traveling home from Fresno. They open a homestand vs. Tacoma (Mariners) on Thursday.

NW Arkansas Naturals (22-17)

NW Arkansas 6, Tulsa 2
WP: Ryan Dennick (1-1)
HR: Paulo Orlando (1), Eric Duncan (1)

The Naturals moved to 3-0 in a four-game set at Tulsa. Ryan Dennick held the Drillers to three hits while fanning four over 5.0 scoreless innings. Paulo Orlando started the scoring with a solo blast in the fifth. Eric Duncan singled home a pair in the sixth, then hit a two-run homer in the eighth.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (16-22)

Wilmington 7, Lynchburg 5
WP: Jon Keck (2-1)
SV: Nick Rogers (5)
HR: None

Brett Eibner's two-run triple in the ninth lifted Wilmington to a win at Lynchburg. Alex McClure led the Blue Rocks with three RBI, including a pair on a double in the second. Kevin David added a two-run double in the third. Starter Greg Billo (6.2 IP, 5 H, 5 ER, 2 BB, 5 SO) held the Hillcats to a lone run until he allowed four in the seventh. Nick Rogers tossed a scoreless ninth, lowering his ERA to 0.69 (1 ER in 13.0 IP).

Kane County Cougars (22-18)

Kane County 5, Cedar Rapids 3
WP: Aaron Brooks (3-4)
SV: Malcom Culver (1)
HR: Jorge Bonifacio (2)

Kane County rallied from a 3-1 deficit with four in the sixth to win at Cedar Rapids. Jorge Bonifacio tied the game at 3-3 with a two-run blast. He finished 3-for-4 with two runs scored. Aaron Brooks yielded three runs on five hits and a walk over 7.0 innings. Malcom Culver tossed 2.0 scoreless frames for his first professional save.