Royals May 20th Minors Recap


Omaha stormed back to beat Tuscon, 11-8. The Storm Chasers scored eight runs over their final three innings.

They hit four homeruns in the win. Adam Moore gave Omaha their first lead of the game with a three-run 2nd inning bomb. Chad Tracy hit a three-run shot with two outs in the sixth. Christian Colon hit a two-run shot in the seventh (one of his two hits). Willy Taveras hit a solo shot to end their scoring in the 8th inning (one of his two hits).

Max Ramirez went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored.

Everett Teaford earned the win in relief. He entered the game in the sixth inning with a runner on base. He stranded that runner, but allowed a run in the seventh. Louis Coleman earned the save with two perfect innings of relief. He struck out three.

NW Arkansas lost to Tulsa again, this time by an 8-5 score.

Sugar Ray Marimon lost his sixth game of the season after he allowed three homeruns of the eight hits he allowed. He pitched 5.2 innings and struck out four. The Naturals bullpen pitched well (for the most part). Jon Keck pitched 1.1 perfect innings. After Matt Ridings allowed one run and loaded the bases, JC Sulbaran escaped the jam and pitched 1.1 perfect innings of relief.

The Naturals collected nine hits, but went 5-for-15 with runners in scoring position. Mitch Canham and Rey Navarro went 2-for-4 with a double each. Navarro drove in two runs. Matt Fields went 3-for-4 with three RBIs.

Lexington scored late en route to their 3-1 win over visiting Asheville.

The Legends scored two runs in the 6th inning to take the lead on one out singles by Fred Ford and Humberto Arteaga. Bubba Starling returned to the lineup to drive in their final run with a single in the seventh (he went 2-for-4). Terrence Gore also went 2-for-4 and stole his 24th base of the season.

Legends starter Miguel Almonte allowed one run on two hits and four walks over 5.2 innings. He struck out eight. Chas Byrne earned the win with two hitless innings of relief. Clayton Schulz picked up his third save of the season with 1.1 hitless innings of relief.