KC Royals August 11th Minors Recap
By Jen Nevius
Omaha was shut out by Memphis, 5-0. The game was scoreless until the eighth.
Brian Broderick took the loss in relief, as he allowed a run in the eighth (2IP, 2H, R, BB, K). Michael Mariot then allowed four unearned runs in the ninth, though he committed the error (1IP, 3H, BB, 2RHR).
J.C. Sulbaran took the no decision, as he allowed four hits, walked three, and hit one over six scoreless innings. He struck out four.
The Storm Chasers collected just four hits, all singles.
NW Arkansas lost their series opener to San Antonio, 4-2. The game was scoreless until the sixth.
Brooks Pounders took the loss, as he allowed three runs (one earned) on seven hits and two walks over 5.2 innings. He left with the bases loaded, but Matt Murray left them stranded. In that sixth, the Naturals committed two errors. Aroni Nina pitched the final two innings, allowing just one hit.
Jorge Bonifacio had three hits, including two doubles, in the loss.
Wilmington ended their 14-game losing streak in walk off fashion, beating Carolina, 2-1 in 12 innings. Both teams left the bases loaded in the later innings, and Elier Hernandez threw a runner out at the plate in the ninth.
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With the bases loaded in the bottom of the 12th,Jack Lopez
delivered the walk off single to left center for a celebration the team has not seen in a while. It was Lopez’ second hit of the game.
Estarlin Cordero earned the win in relief, throwing three scoreless innings. He allowed a hit and walked one while striking out three.
Zach Lovvorn got the start for the Blue Rocks and allowed a run on seven hits and two walks over six innings. He struck out three. Evan Beal followed and allowed three hits and walked two over three scoreless innings.
Lexington lost their series opener in Charleston, 9-0.
The Legends collected just five hits, two by Anderson Miller. The hitters combined to strike out 16 times.
Scott Blewett took the loss, as he allowed five runs on nine hits and a walk over just three innings. He struck out three. Blewett allowed two solo home runs.
Emilio Ogando followed and allowed four runs on five hits and three walks over four innings. He struck out three.
Idaho Falls beat Billings, 5-3.
The Chukars broke the 3-3 tie in the seventh on a wild pitch and tacked on an insurance run in the ninth on Jeckson Flores‘ RBI single.
Roman Collins had two hits and two RBIs in the win.
Tripp Davis earned the win in relief, as he stranded two runners in the fifth and allowed just one hit over 3.1 innings. He struck out four. Brian Bayliss earned his second save with a perfect ninth.
Burlington lost to Kingsport, 10-4.
Enmanuel Camacho took the loss, as he allowed five runs (four earned) on six hits and a walk over 3.1 innings. He left with two men on base, but Joseph Markus stranded both. However, Markus allowed five runs on four hits and two walks over four innings of relief. He struck out three.
On offense for the Royals, Ben Johnson and Colton Frabasilio each had two hits and a run scored. Johnson hit a double and a triple, while Frabasilio homered in the seventh.
*Bryan Brickhouse made his second start with the AZL Royals, but lasted just 2/3 of an inning (H, R, BB). Hopefully he is okay.