Royals Minor League Report: April 14

Royals Minor League Report: April 14

Royals Minor League Report: April 14
Omaha Storm Chasers

Albuquerque 7, Omaha 4
LP: Sean O'Sullivan (1-1)
HR: None

Omaha's six-game winning streak came to an end in New Mexico. Ryan Verdugo (four innings, five hits, four earned runs, four walks and two strikeouts) allowed a pair of home runs, with the first by former Royal Josh Fields. Sean O'Sullivan yielded three runs on six hits and three walks over four frames. Cody Clark recorded two doubles, two RBIs and two runs for Omaha. Irving Falu was 2-for-2 with two walks and two runs.

NW Arkansas Naturals

Corpus Christi 12, NW Arkansas 2
LP: Noel Arguelles (0-2)
HR: None

The Naturals have dropped four straight after a second consecutive loss to Corpus Christi. Starter Noel Arguelles permitted five runs on five hits and four walks over 4 1/3 innings. The Hooks extended their lead to 12-0 with a seven-run ninth. Kurt Mertins and Ben Theriot each drove in a run in the ninth for Northwest Arkansas.

Wilmington Blue Rocks

Wilmington 4, Frederick 3
WP: Cole White (1-0)
HR: None

Wilmington won its home opener by scoring four runs in the ninth, capped by the winning run on an error. Starter Jason Adam held the Keys scoreless on four hits while fanning seven over five innings. Brett Eibner went 0-for-2 with two walks in his 2012 debut. The former Arkansas Razorback was KC's second-round pick in 2010.

Kane County Cougars

Kane County 11, Burlington 9
WP: Gates Dooley (1-0)
SV: Nick Graffeo (2)
HR: Tim Ferguson (1)

Kane County held off Burlington's ninth-inning rally to earn a road win. Tim Ferguson's grand slam completed a seven-run third for the Cougars. Jorge Bonifacio extended his hitting streak to seven games with two hits (.481, 13-for-27). Gates Dooley tossed four scoreless innings for the win in relief.