Royals Minor League Report: April 21

Royals Minor League Report: April 21

Royals Minor League Report: April 21
Omaha Storm Chasers (12-5)

Omaha 6, Nashville 5 (13 innings)
WP: Tommy Hottovy (1-0)
HR: Clint Robinson (4)

Jarrod Dyson singled home Anthony Seratelli as Omaha walked off with a 13-inning win. Nashville had forced extras with a two-run homer in the ninth off of Francisley Bueno. Vin Mazzaro (six innings, seven hits, three earned runs, two walks, four strikeouts) settled in after yielding a leadoff home run in the first. Robinson finished 2-for-4 with a two-run homer and two walks. Kevin Kouzmanoff doubled twice and drove in a pair. Box score

NW Arkansas Naturals (5-10)

Arkansas 7, NW Arkansas 1 (Game 1 -- seven innings)
LP: Justin Marks (0-1)
HR: Wil Myers (4)

Arkansas 10, NW Arkansas 3 (Game 2 -- seven innings)
LP: Tim Melville (0-1)
HR: John Whittleman (2)

The Naturals lost a pair of seven-inning games as Arkansas jumped to early leads in both contests. Myers accounted for the lone run in Game 1 with a homer in the sixth. Whittleman was 2-for-3 with a two-run blast in Game 2. Game 1 | Game 2

Wilmington Blue Rocks (7-8)

Wilmington 9, Winston-Salem 6
WP: Leondy Perez (2-0)
HR: Brian Fletcher (1), Jake Kuebler (1)

Wilmington scored three in the ninth to take a second straight at Winston-Salem. Geulin Beltre scored the go-ahead run on Whit Merrifield's groundout. Cheslor Cuthbert followed with a two-run single. Fletcher's solo homer in the second was the first of 2012 for Wilmington. The second homer followed in the sixth, a three-run blast courtesy of Kuebler. Starter Sugar Ray Marimon yielded three runs on four hits and a walk over 5 1/3 innings. Box score

Kane County Cougars (8-8)

Fort Wayne 7, Kane County 2
LP: Jason Mitchell (0-2)
HR: None

The Cougars lost at home, as they spotted Fort Wayne five runs in the first. The loss went to Mitchell (four innings, five hits, six runs, three earned, two strikeouts). Orlando Calixte doubled twice, with his second hit driving in both Kane County runs. Box score