Royals July 29th Minors Recap


Omaha only scored in three innings, but it was enough, as they beat OKC, 11-1. The Storm Chasers collected 15 hits, with eight of the nine starters collecting at least one hit. Six different hitters collected RBIs.

Jake Odorizzi was the beneficiary of all those runs, as he picked up his eighth win. He wasn’t great, but he gave the team enough. He allowed one run on seven hits and three walks over 5.2 innings. Their bullpen trio of Francisley Bueno, Blaine Hardy, and Roman Colon threw three scoreless inning of relief.

NW Arkansas has now won two in a row against Springfield, as they won on Sunday, 3-2. The two teams exchanged solo homeruns in the first inning. With the game tied at 2-2 heading into the 6th inning, Yem Prades singled in the go ahead run.

Mike Montgomery earned the win, with seven solid innings. He allowed the two runs on six hits and two walks while striking out three. Jon Keck and Juan Gutierrez followed with a combined two scoreless innings of relief.

Wilmington lost 5-2 to Carolina to lose the series. Jason Adam dropped to 3-11 on the season, as he allowed four runs on seven hits and three walks over just 4.2 innings.

The Blue Rocks had their chance in the 9th inning after leading off the inning with two walks. However they only scored one run. On offense, they collected six hits and seven walks, but went just 2-for-9 with runners in scoring position.

A four-run 2nd inning catapulted Kane County to a 5-1 victory over Quad Cities. Tim Ferguson fell a double short of the cycle, as he hit a solo homerun in the 5th inning to finish the Cougars scoring. He delivered a two-run triple in the 2nd inning and scored on a throwing error.

Aaron Brooks was dominant in the complete game victory. He allowed a run in the first inning on a hit, an error, and a sac fly. Brooks scattered seven more hits from there. He struck out two and did not walk a batter.

Bubba Watch: Bubba Starling went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored in Burlington’s 5-4 win. He also stole a base and threw out a runner at second base.