Royals Minor League Report: April 26

Royals Minor League Report: April 26

Royals Minor League Report: April 26
Omaha Storm Chasers (16-5)

Omaha 3, Memphis 2>br> WP: Sean O'Sullivan (3-2)
SV: Brandon Sisk (3)
HR: David Lough 2 (2, 3)

David Lough was the hitting hero as Omaha opened with a win at Memphis. Lough led off the fourth with a solo shot to give the Storm Chasers a 1-0 lead. He broke a 2-2 tie in the ninth with an inside-the-park homer, the first for Omaha since Jeff Conine circled the bases on June 4, 1992 at Denver. Will Smith scattered two runs on nine hits over 6.2 IP. Sean O'Sullivan won in relief and Brandon Sisk recorded his third save in as many outings.

NW Arkansas Naturals (9-11)

NW Arkansas 6, Springfield 3
WP: Justin Marks (1-1)
SV: Patrick Keating (5)
HR: Wil Myers (6)

Northwest Arkansas completed a four-game sweep of Springfield. Mario Lisson's two-run double keyed a three-run first for the Naturals. Wil Myers was 3-for-4, finishing a triple shy of the cycle. Myers has seven hits and six RBIs over the last three games. He is batting .342 on the season (25-for-73). Rey Navarro added three hits, an RBI and a run. Justin Marks (6 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 4 SO) notched his first Double-A win.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (9-10)

Salem 4, Wilmington 1
LP: Leondy Perez (2-1)
HR: None

Wilmington settled for a 2-2 split at Salem. Brian Fletcher put the Rocks on top with an RBI double in the first. He finished 3-for-4 on the night and is 10-for-20 over his last five games. Angel Franco went 1-for-3, extending his hitting streak to nine games (.517, 15-for-29). Starter Leondy Perez yielded four runs on eight hits over 5 IP. Sugar Ray Marimon fanned five while allowing a lone hit over 3.0 scoreless frames. The Blue Rocks host Winston-Salem (White Sox) on Friday.

Kane County Cougars (10-11)

Lansing 6, Kane County 0
LP: Scott Alexander (1-1)
HR: None

Kane County dropped to 0-2 at Lansing. Scott Alexander scattered two runs on six hits and three walks over 5 innings. The runs were his first earned tallies of the year (1.04 ERA, 2 ER in 17 IP). Danny Mateo recorded two of the three Kane County hits, boosting his average to .362 (28-for-77).