Royals Minor League Report: May 28

Royals Minor League Report: May 28

Royals Minor League Report: May 28
Omaha Storm Chasers (31-22)

Omaha 6, New Orleans 3
WP: Brandon Sisk (2-1)
SV: Roman Colon (2)
HR: None

Omaha finished with a 2-2 split at New Orleans. Wil Myers doubled twice as he compiled three hits, two RBI and two runs. Jake Odorizzi worked 4.0 innings, allowing two runs on six hits and two walks. Brandon Sisk followed with 2.0 scoreless frames to earn the relief win. The Storm Chasers return home tonight to face their I-80 rivals, the Iowa Cubs.

NW Arkansas Naturals (26-24)

Frisco 9, NW Arkansas 6
LP: Noel Arguelles (2-5)
HR: John Whittleman (9)

Northwest Arkansas dropped the rubber game as Frisco scored four in the first and led wire to wire. The Naturals did mount a late rally, scoring five runs over the last three innings. Noel Arguelles (4.2 IP, 9 H, 7 ER, 3 BB, 5 SO) yielded three solo home runs, including back-to-back blasts in the fifth. Yem Prades went 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored from the leadoff spot. John Whittleman hit a massive home run to right center in the eighth inning, his ninth of the year. Yuniesky Betancourt was 1-for-5 as the designated hitter in a rehab start.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (24-25)

Wilmington 4, Carolina 3
WP: Leondy Perez (3-1)
SV: Chase Boruff (2)
HR: Angel Franco (1)

Kansas City and Cleveland's Carolina League affiliates opened a four-game set, with Wilmington taking the first round. Angel Franco snapped a 2-2 tie with a two-run homer in the fourth. Geulin Beltre and Luis Piterson recorded three hits apiece. Leondy Perez held Carolina to three runs (two earned) on eight hits while striking out three over 6.0 innings.

Kane County Cougars (27-24)

Beloit 15, Kane County 9 (12 innings)
LP: Dean Espy (0-1)
HR: Orlando Calixte (8)

The Cougars ran out of available pitchers in a 12-inning marathon at home. First baseman Dean Espy took the mound in the 12th, allowing six runs. Michael Antonio and Orlando Calixte paced Kane County with four hits apiece. Calixte forced extras with a two-run blast in the ninth, his second homer in as many days.