KC Royals Cheslor Cuthbert Homers in Omaha Victory


Omaha came back to beat Memphis, 4-3. Cheslor Cuthbert‘s 8th inning home run broke the tie.

The Storm Chasers scored for the first time since Saturday night. They got on the scoreboard in the fourth on a Jose Martinez two out, two-run home run (one of his two hits). Orlando Calixte also had two hits in the win.

Paul Clemens earned the win in relief. He struck out two over 1.2 perfect innings of relief. Louis Coleman earned his seventh save with a nine-pitch ninth.

Miguel Almonte got the start and allowed three runs on seven hits over 3.2 innings. Though he struck out five, he allowed two homers and left with two men on base. Lefty Troy Patton escaped the jam.

NW Arkansas lost to San Antonio, 8-1. The game was scoreless until the fifth.

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Naturals starter

Kyle Zimmer

was cruising until he allowed his first hit of the night to lead off the 5th inning. He was pulled after allowing an RBI single with one out. In came

Daniel Stumpf

, who allowed both inherited runners to score along with one of his own.

The Naturals collected just four hits, including Alex Liddi‘s 29th double of the season.

*In roster news, outfielder Terrance Gore was activated from the DL. He started in left field and went 0-for-2. He was pulled after five innings. Reliever Malcom Culver was placed on the temporarily inactive list.

Wilmington went back to their losing ways, as they lost to Carolina, 4-0.

Matthew Strahm took the loss, as he allowed two runs on five hits over six innings. He struck out four. After Robinson Yambati allowed two runs in two innings of relief, Andrew Edwards needed just eight pitches to get three outs in the ninth (including a strikeout).

The Blue Rocks collected just four hits, all singles.

Lexington beat Charleston, 11-5. The Legends scored seven runs in the top of the seventh.

In the seventh, the Legends sent 12 men to the plate, nine to the plate before the RiverDogs retired a batter. Chad Johnson got the scoring started by doubling in two runs. Three batters later, Brandon Downes hit a three-run home run.

Austin Bailey, Wander Franco, and Anderson Miller each had two hits in the win. Franco and Miller both doubled and drove in a run. Mike Hill went 4-for-5 with two doubles and an RBI. DonAndre Clark went 3-for-5 with two RBIs and a stolen base.

That offensive outburst made a winner of Foster Griffin for the first time this season. He allowed three runs on eight hits and a walk over 5.2 innings.

Burlington lost to Kingsport, 7-4.

The Royals collected seven hits, including two by Tanner Stanley.

Nolan Watson took his first professional loss, as he allowed four runs (none earned) on six hits over two innings. He struck out two, but allowed a two out, three-run home run in the 2nd inning.

Chase Darhower followed with four scoreless innings of relief (3H, BB, 4K). Gabriel Cramer then allowed three runs on six hits over just 2/3 of an inning. Christian Flecha entered with the bases loaded in the seventh and escaped the jam (1.1IP, 0H, 0R, 0BB, 0K).

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