Royals August 19th Minors Recap


Omaha lost in Memphis by a 7-4 final. The Redbirds scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth to take their first lead.

Gorkys Hernandez led off the game with a home run and the Storm Chasers went on to score two more runs in the first with three straight hits with two outs.

Yordano Ventura picked up the no decision, as he allowed three runs on seven hits and three walks over five innings. He did strike out seven, but needed 101 pitches. Everett Teaford came on in relief after being pulled over the weekend from a start in case of a big league promotion (which did not happen). Teaford allowed four runs on four hits in one inning to take the loss.

Wilmington lost again to Potomac to drop to 13.5 games back in the Northern Division of the Carolina League. They are also four back of the wild card spot, as they have lost six in a row. The Blue Rocks lost, 5-3.

The P-Nats scored four runs in the 3rd inning to chase starter Sam Selman from the game. He walked five, including three straight to start the inning. Kellen Moen followed with 3.2 innings of relief. He did allow a run, but struck out five. Andrew Triggs finished the game with 2.2 scoreless innings of relief, though he allowed an inherited runner to score.

The Blue Rocks collected 12 hits, but went just 1-for-11 with runners in scoring position. The bottom two in their order, Tim Ferguson and Ethan Chapman, went a combined 5-for-8 but scored just one run.

Lexington won their finale in Greenville by a 5-1 score after trailing 1-0.

The Legends took the lead in the fifth on a wild pitch. Hunter Dozier went 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs.

Miguel Almonte picked up his fifth win of the season, as he allowed one run on six hits over five innings. He struck out five and only threw 57 pitches (40 for strikes). The Legends bullpen followed with four hitless innings of relief. Zeb Sneed struck out four over two innings.