Royals Minor League Report: April 27

Royals Minor League Report: April 27

Royals Minor League Report: April 27
Omaha Storm Chasers (16-6)

Memphis 5, Omaha 4>br> LP: Jeremy Jeffress (2-1)
HR: None

Omaha's five-game winning streak was snapped at Memphis. Starter Vin Mazzaro limited the Redbirds to a run on three hits and three walks over 6.0 innings. Memphis took a 5-3 lead with four in the eighth. Anthony Seratelli was 4-for-4 for Omaha, boosting his average to .448 (13-for-29).

NW Arkansas Naturals (10-11)

NW Arkansas 8, Arkansas 3
WP: Tim Melville (1-1)
HR: Carlo Testa (2)

Northwest Arkansas opened with a win over Arkansas for a fifth straight victory. Tim Melville (5.0 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 4 SO) recorded his first Double-A win. Carlo Testa's grand slam keyed a five-run fourth as the Naturals took a 5-3 lead. Testa added a two-run triple in the eighth to finish with six RBI.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (9-11)

Winston-Salem 5, Wilmington 3
LP: Tyler Sample (0-2)
HR: None

Wilmington lost the series opener at home as the Dash built a 5-0 lead. Tyler Sample was charged with five runs on five hits and three walks over 4.0 innings. Jon Keck scattered two hits and two walks over 3.0 scoreless frames while Chase Boruff retired all six batters he faced. Brian Fletcher went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored. He is batting .542 (13-for-24) over his last six games after starting the year 7-for-46.

Kane County Cougars (10-12)

Lansing 4, Kane County 2
LP: Edwin Carl (1-2)
HR: None

Kane County mounted a threat in the ninth before falling short at Lansing. Starter Edwin Carl (6.0 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 5 SO) allowed a pair of solo homers in the second. Jorge Bonifacio led the Cougars with two hits, raising his average to .354 (29-for-82). Kane County's road trip continues on Saturday at Great Lakes.