Royals Minor League Report: May 3

Royals Minor League Report: May 3

Royals Minor League Report: May 3
Omaha Storm Chasers (18-10)

Omaha 3, Nashville 1
WP: Vin Mazzaro (1-0)
SV: Francisley Bueno (2)
HR: Cody Clark (3)

Cody Clark's solo homer in the seventh broke a 1-1 tie, helping Omaha snap a four-game skid. Johnny Giavotella doubled home Derrick Robinson for the game's final run. Clint Robinson was 3-for-4 with an RBI and a walk. Vin Mazzaro posted a season-high seven strikeouts while limiting Nashville to a run on five hits and walk over 7.0 IP. The Storm Chasers return home to host Oklahoma City (Astros) on Friday.

NW Arkansas Naturals (13-14)

NW Arkansas 4, Springfield 3
WP: Tim Melville (2-1)
SV: Kendal Volz (2)
HR: Wil Myers (7), Sharlon Schoop (3)

Sharlon Schoop's solo homer in the seventh gave the Naturals a 4-3 edge at Springfield. Schoop recorded three hits and two RBI. Wil Myers tied the game at 3-3 with a two-run shot in the sixth. Myers has seven home runs in 24 games after hitting eight in 99 games in 2011. He has hit safely in 10 straight games (.405, 15-for-37) and in 23 of 24 games on the year (.340, 32-for-94). Tim Melville (6.0 IP, 5 H, 3 ER) earned the win.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (11-15)

Salem 2, Wilmington 1
LP: Jason Adam (1-3)
HR: None

The Blue Rocks lost a second straight game by a 2-1 score as they settled for a split in the four-game set. Jason Adam limited the Red Sox to two runs (one earned) on three hits and two walks over 7.0 innings. He allowed a solo homer in the third, with the second run following two hit batters and a passed ball in the sixth. His ERA stands at 2.14 (8 ER in 33.2 IP), fifth in the league. Cheslor Cuthbert singled home Angel Franco in the ninth for Wilmington's lone run. The Blue Rocks are at Potomac (Nationals) on Friday.

Kane County Cougars (12-15)

Peoria 4, Kane County 3
LP: Matt Ridings (1-1)
HR: None

Kane County made a pair of errors in the seventh, letting a 3-1 lead slip away in a home loss. Starter Edwin Carl held Peoria to a run on four hits over 6.0 innings. He has a 1.95 ERA through 32.1 IP (7 ER). Henry Moreno doubled three times while Tim Ferguson was 3-for-4 with two RBI.