Royals May 7th Minors Recap


Omaha was postponed in their first game in Reno. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Thursday.

NW Arkansas was shut out 6-0 by visiting Arkansas.

Noel Arguelles did not pitch that bad, as he allowed three runs on six hits and three walks over six innings. However JC Sulbaran continues to struggle, as he allowed three runs in the 7th inning on three hits (including a homer) and a walk. His ERA ballooned to 12.00.

The Naturals only collected three hits, two singles and a double by Manny Pina.

Blue Rocks starter Kyle Smith during his May 1, 2013 start.

Wilmington opened their series with Potomac with a 4-1 win. The P-Nats did not pick up their first hit off Kyle Smith until a leadoff single in the fifth. That hitter was thrown out at second base trying to stretch it into a double.

In his final inning, Smith got into a bases loaded jam (one hit and two walks) in the sixth, but escaped. His line looked like this: 6IP, 2H, 0R, 3BB, 3K. Scott Alexander allowed an unearned run in the seventh that cut the Blue Rocks lead to 2-1, but they came right back with two runs in the bottom of the inning.

The Blue Rocks’ seven hits came from the 2-6 hitters, with Jorge Bonifacio going 3-for-4. Daniel Mateo scored there runs in the win.

Lexington lost to Lakewood 1-0 in the series finale. The Blue Claws scored the game’s lone run in the seventh.

Miguel Almonte was the hard luck loser, as he allowed one run on five hits and two walks over 6.2 innings. He struck out seven.

The Legends only picked up three hits in the loss, all singles. Bubba Starling saw his strikeout-less streak come to an end at two games. He struck out Tuesday night in the 4th inning. The game saw five caught stealings on the bases and three of them were Legends’ runners.