KC Royals June 3rd Minors Recap


Omaha beat El Paso, 6-2.

Casey Kotchman gave the Storm Chasers the lead in the top of the second with a two-run home run. In the 3rd inning, Erik Kratz hit a two out, three-run homer to increase the lead.

That made a winner of Yohan Pino, who allowed two runs on six hits and a walk over six innings. He struck out six. After Chris Dwyer walked the two batters he faced in the seventh, Louis Coleman earned his fifth save with three scoreless innings of relief.

*In roster news, catcher Micah Gibbs was added to the roster.

NW Arkansas lost their second straight in Corpus Christi, 3-2.

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With the game tied at 1-1, the Hooks scored two runs in the bottom of the eighth.

Sam Selman

walked in the go ahead run (one of his four walks).

Malcom Culver

then allowed an RBI force out before escaping further damage.

The Naturals scored a run in the ninth against former Royal Jandel Gustave. They collected six hits in the game, all singles.

*In roster news, outfielder Ethan Chapman was released.

Wilmington enjoyed the day off as they begin a four-game homestand with Frederick beginning Thursday night. The Keys sit two games back of the Blue Rocks.

Lexington won their series in Rome by winning the finale, 6-2.

Trailing 2-0 heading into the top of the eighth, the Legends scored six runs. It all started with a leadoff walk. With the bases loaded, two outs, and the game tied, Samir Duenez delivered a two-run double. Luis Villegas followed with a two-run double.

Zachary Lovvorn took the no decision, though he pitched six scoreless innings. He allowed six hits and two walks while striking out three. Pedro Fernandez was credited with the win, though he allowed two runs on on two hits and two walks over two innings. He struck out two.