Royals Minor League Report: July 3

Royals Minor League Report: July 3

Royals Minor League Report: July 3
Omaha Storm Chasers (54-32)

Albuquerque 11, Omaha 7
LP: Mike Montgomery (3-6)
HR: Johnny Giavotella (6)

Omaha scored six in the first before losing 11-7. Johnny Giavotella hit a two-run homer and Kevin Kouzmanoff recorded a three-run triple in the first. Giavotella added an RBI double in the seventh. Mike Montgomery allowed eight runs on 10 hits over 5.0 innings. The lefty fanned seven while walking two. Jeremy Jeffress followed with 3.0 scoreless innings of relief.

NW Arkansas Naturals (4-7 in second half, 41-40 overall)

San Antonio 2, NW Arkansas 0
LP: Ethan Hollingsworth (0-4)
HR: None

The Naturals were limited to two hits for the second straight day. Brian Fletcher and Carlo Testa recorded singles. Starter Ethan Hollingsworth held San Antonio to a run on six hits and two walks over 6.0 innings.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (6-7 in second half, 35-48 overall)

Frederick 12, Wilmington 8
LP: Edwin Carl (1-1)
HR: Jose Bonilla (3), Matt Fields (3)

Wilmington fell short in bid for a road sweep. The Blue Rocks jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the second. Frederick scored in each inning from the third through the eighth. Juan Graterol was 3-for-3 with two runs scored. Matt Fields homered for the third straight day while Jose Bonilla hit his second in three games.

Kane County Cougars (8-4 in second half, 42-40 overall)

Kane County 4, Peoria 1
WP: Bryan Brickhouse (1-0)
SV: Malcom Culver (3)
HR: Julio Aparicio (2)

The Cougars completed a three-game sweep at Peoria. Bryan Brickhouse limited the Chiefs to an unearned run on a hit and a walk over 6.0 innings. Brickhouse, KC's third-round pick in 2011, fanned six while earning his first professional win. Michael Antonio put Kane County on top with a two-run single in the first. Julio Aparicio capped the scoring with a two-run blast in the ninth. Jorge Bonifacio recorded two hits, a walk and two runs.

Idaho Falls Chukars (8-8)

Ogden 9, Idaho Falls 5
LP: Spencer Patton (0-2)
HR: None

Idaho Falls fell to 2-2 in a five-game home set. The Raptors broke open a 1-1 contest with six in the fifth. Parker Morin recorded three hits, an RBI and a run while boosting his average to .383 (18-for-47). Elier Hernandez added two hits and two RBI.

Burlington Royals (8-7)

Danville 8, Burlington 1
LP: Yender Caramo (1-1)
HR: None

Burlington dropped the rubber game as Danville belted three home runs. Yender Caramo fanned seven without a walk while yielding five runs (two earned) on eight hits over 6.0 innings. Beau Maggi collected three hits, including a double. Bubba Starling added two singles, boosting his average to .333 (7-for-21).

Surprise Royals (4-7)

Surprise Royals 13, Arizona Dodgers 8
WP: Dylan Sons (1-1)
HR: Diego Goris (2)

The Surprise Royals have compiled 43 runs over the past four games. Diego Goris recorded four hits, a home run, three RBI and three runs. He leads the Arizona League with a .511 average (24-for-47). Alexis Rivera also had four hits, raising his average to .415 (17-for-41). Manuel Pina (1-for-3, walk) continued his rehab assignment. He is batting .462 (6-for-13) with a .619 on-base percentage. Dylan Sons (3.2 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 4 BB, 3 SO) picked up his first professional win.