Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 20

Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 20

Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 20
Omaha Storm Chasers (77-53)

Nashville 9, Omaha 1
LP: Nate Adcock (7-5)
HR: None

Omaha dropped to 2-1 in a four-game set vs. the Sounds. Nate Adcock allowed nine hits and six runs over 6.0 innings. Nashville's Claudio Vargas had a perfect game until Rey Navarro led off the sixth with a double. Vargas held the Storm Chasers scoreless on two hits and no walks through 8.0 innings. Jason Bourgeois singled in the ninth and scored on a hit by Irving Falu.

NW Arkansas Naturals (17-38 in second half, 54-71 overall)

Frisco 6, NW Arkansas 1
LP: Mike Montgomery (2-4 with NW Arkansas, 5-10 overall)
HR: None

Northwest Arkansas finished 0-5 on a road trip to Midland and Frisco. Yem Prades began the game with a single and scored on a hit by Brian Fletcher as Northwest Arkansas took a 1-0 lead. Paulo Orlando led the Naturals with three hits. Mike Montgomery (5.0 IP, 5 H, 4 ER, 5 BB, 3 SO) limited Frisco to a run until the fifth, when he allowed a three-run homer to Jared Prince. Northwest Arkansas hosts the Springfield Cardinals tonight.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (29-28 in second half, 58-69 overall)

Frederick 6, Wilmington 4 (Completion of July 26 game)
LP: Elisaul Pimentel (3-2 with Wilmington, 5-7 overall)
HR: None

Frederick 5, Wilmington 2 (Seven innings)
LP: Jason Adam (5-12)
HR: None

Wilmington dropped a pair of games at Frederick, including a contest that started at home on July 26.

Kane County Cougars (29-27 in second half, 63-63 overall)

Kane County 5, Burlington 4
WP: Michael Giovenco (4-2)
SV: Andrew Triggs
HR: Chris Elder (1 with Kane County, 2 overall)

Chris Elder's grand slam in the eighth lifted Kane County to a 2-1 series lead. Angel Baez pitched 5.0 innings, allowing an unearned run on four hits and three walks. Kyle Zimmer will start tonight's series finale.

Idaho Falls Chukars (11-11 in second half, 28-32 overall)

Billings 12, Idaho Falls 3
LP: Sam Selman (5-2)
HR: None

Idaho Falls began a nine-game homestand with a loss to the Mustangs. Sam Selman (5.0 IP, 7 H, 7 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 7 SO) allowed more than two earned runs for the first time as a professional. KC's second-round pick has 80 strikeouts and a 2.06 ERA in 52.1 IP. Elier Hernandez recorded two hits, a walk and a run for the Chukars.

Burlington Royals (36-20)

Burlington 5, Kingsport 4 (12 innings)
WP: Mark Peterson (6-0)
HR: Bubba Starling (10)

Fred Ford delivered a walk-off single in the 12th as Burlington beat Kingsport. The contest was delayed three hours, which caused a second game to be postponed to Wednesday.

Surprise Royals (19-29)

Surprise 7, Goodyear Reds 0
WP: Miguel Almonte (2-1)
HR: Alexis Rivera (3)

Five pitchers combined on a shutout for Surprise. Wilmington's Cole White made a rehab appearance, tossing a perfect first with two strikeouts. Miguel Almonte scattered four hits and a walk over the next 5.0 innings. Ariel Estrades went 2-for-3 with three RBI. Alexis Rivera hit a two-run homer after taking Estrades' spot in the lineup.