Royals Minor League Report: May 23

Royals Minor League Report: May 23

Royals Minor League Report: May 23
Omaha Storm Chasers (28-19)

Omaha 5, Salt Lake 2
WP: Jake Odorizzi (1-0)
SV: Tommy Hottovy (2)
HR: Clint Robinson (7), Tony Abreu (5), Wil Myers (2)

Omaha used three home runs and a strong outing by Jake Odorizzi to snap a three-game losing skid. Clint Robinson started the scoring with a solo blast in the second. Tony Abreu hit a two-run homer in the second and Wil Myers added a tape-measure shot in the eighth. The home run by Myers was his second in as many games, giving him a combined 15 with Northwest Arkansas and Omaha. Odorizzi earned his first Triple-A win, limiting the Bees to a run on six hits over 6.0 innings. The 22-year old fanned seven without issuing a walk.

NW Arkansas Naturals (24-21)

Midland 9, NW Arkansas 8
LP: Noel Arguelles (2-4)
HR: Sharlon Schoop (6), Christian Colon (4)

The Naturals fell short in game one vs. Midland. The RockHounds received a grand slam from Michael Spina in the first. They added four more runs in the second against Noel Arguelles (1.1 IP, 4 H, 8 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 2 SO, 2 HR). Bryan Paukovits followed with 4.1 innings of scoreless relief as the Naturals mounted a comeback. Sharlon Schoop went 2-for-4 with a three-run homer. Christian Colon added a solo blast in the ninth. He finished 2-for-3 with two walks and three runs scored. Colon is batting .368 (25-for-68) in May.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (22-23)

Wilmington 3, Potomac 0
WP: Tyler Sample (1-5)
SV: Sam Runion (1)
HR: None

The Blue Rocks completed a three-game sweep to finish the homestand with a 5-1 mark. Tyler Sample scattered two hits and four walks over 5.0 IP+1. Jon Keck worked 3.0 innings, with Sam Runion recording his first save of 2012. Catcher Jose Bonilla made his 2012 debut, going 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI. Cheslor Cuthbert added two hits and an RBI.

Kane County Cougars (24-22)

Kane County 4, Burlington 3
WP: Jason Mitchell (1-3)
HR: Justin Trapp (4)

Michael Antonio delivered a two-run ground-rule double in the eighth as Kane County edged Burlington in Geneva. Antonio and Lane Adams recorded three hits apiece, with Adams scoring twice. A 13th-round pick in 2009, Adams leads the Midwest League with a .339 batting average (58-for-171). Kane County starter Edwin Carl allowed three runs on six hits and a walk over 5.0 innings. His ERA rose to 2.11 (13 ER in 55.1 IP).