Royals Minor League Report: June 17

Royals Minor League Report: June 17

Royals Minor League Report: June 17
Omaha Storm Chasers (44-27)
Nashville 4, Omaha 1
LP: Mike Montgomery (3-3)
HR: None

Omaha lost its second straight game to finish with a 2-2 mark at Nashville. Mike Montgomery was charged with four runs (three earned) on six hits and three walks over six innings. Wil Myers led the offense with four hits in five trips, including a double. He is batting a combined .337 (85-for-252) with Northwest Arkansas and Omaha. The Storm Chasers are off today. They host the Memphis Redbirds on Tuesday.

NW Arkansas Naturals (35-33)
NW Arkansas 4, Springfield 3
WP: Chris Dwyer (4-6)
SV: Buddy Baumann (1)
HR: Eric Duncan (4), Yem Prades (4)

The Naturals held on to earn a 2-2 split at Springfield. Chris Dwyer allowed two runs on five hits in seven-plus innings, striking out six. Dwyer took a shutout into the eighth, as he earned his first win since May 15. Eric Duncan put Northwest Arkansas on top with a two-run homer in the fourth. Yem Prades drove in the final two runs, including a solo homer in the ninth. The Naturals are home vs. Tulsa (Rockies) tonight.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (29-41)
Winston-Salem 6, Wilmington 5 (10 innings)
LP: Nick Rogers (1-1)
HR: None

The Blue Rocks went into extra innings for the first time this year in a home loss. Brett Eibner doubled home a pair as part of a three-run first. Jose Bonilla, Angel Franco, Michael Liberto and Luis Piterson recorded two hits apiece. Sam Runion limited the Dash to a run on six hits over 4 1/3 innings of relief, lowering his ERA to 2.94 (11 ER in 33 2/3 innings). Wilmington is off for the next three days, with the California-Carolina All-Star Game on Tuesday at Winston-Salem.

Kane County Cougars (34-36)
Cedar Rapids 5, Kane County 3
LP: Kellen Moen (3-3)
HR: Orlando Calixte (10)

Kane County lost its fifth straight game, as they were swept at home by Cedar Rapids. Kellen Moen allowed five runs on eight hits and two walks while striking out seven over five innings. Jorge Bonifacio recorded two hits and an RBI, giving him 15 RBIs over his last seven games. The Cougars host the Midwest League All-Star Game on Tuesday.