Royals Minor League Report: June 16

Royals Minor League Report: June 16

Royals Minor League Report: June 16
Omaha Storm Chasers (44-26)

Omaha 8, Nashville 0 (Game 1, 7 innings)
WP: Everett Teaford (4-0)
HR: Irving Falu (5), Clint Robinson (9)

Nashville 10, Omaha 3 (Game 2, 7 innings)
LP: Will Smith (1-4)
HR: Wil Myers (11 with Omaha, 24 overall)

Omaha split a pair of games in Nashville, with the Game 2 defeat snapping a 10-game winning streak. Everett Teaford scattered three hits and a walk over five innings in Game 1, lowering his ERA to 1.33 (four earned runs in 27 innings). Irving Falu put Omaha on the board with a three-run homer in the fourth. The Storm Chasers tacked on five in the seventh, including a pair on a Clint Robinson home run. Wil Myers hit his 24th home run of the year in Game 2. Will Smith allowed four runs on eight hits and two walks over five innings.

NW Arkansas Naturals (34-33)

Springfield 7, NW Arkansas 2
LP: Elisaul Pimentel (2-5)
HR: John Whittleman (11)

The Double-A squads of St. Louis and KC met again in Springfield, with the Cards' affiliate prevailing for a second straight night. Elisaul Pimentel was solved for seven runs in five innings. John Whittleman had a solo homer in the Naturals' two-run first inning. Rey Navarro went 2-for-3, recording the lone multi-hit effort.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (29-40)

Winston-Salem 9, Wilmington 5
LP: Cole White (3-1)
HR: None

Wilmington has now lost 10 of 11 after Winston-Salem scored two runs in the sixth to snap a 5-5 tie and then added two more in the eighth. Starter Tyler Sample allowed five runs in five innings and was not involved in the decision. Second sacker Angel Franco had two hits and drove in three, while Whit Merrifield and Alex McClure added two hits each.

Kane County Cougars (34-35)

Cedar Rapids 7, Kane County 5
LP: Aaron Brooks (4-7)
HR: None

Kane County fell below the .500 mark in losing their second straight at home to the Kernels. Aaron Brooks pitched seven innings, but allowed five earned runs for the loss. Jorge Bonifacio led the Cougar attack with two hits, including a double, driving in a pair. He has 14 RBIs over his last six games. Orlando Calixte also doubled and picked up two RBIs.