The Storm Chasers lost a third straight game vs. Iowa, as Chris Dwyer allowed four runs on six hits and two walks over 5 2/3 innings. Paulo Orlando posted his fifth straight multi-hit game, finishing 3-for-5 with a triple and two RBIs. Max Ramirez recorded three hits, while Chris Getz added a single and a sac fly RBI in his first game with Omaha.
Northwest Arkansas Naturals (6-4 2nd half, 31-49 overall)
Frisco 10, NW Arkansas 7
LP: J.C. Sulbaran (2-4)
Northwest Arkansas let a 6-3 lead evaporate, as Frisco plated seven in the ninth. The late tallies spoiled a strong start by Jason Adam (7 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 3 BB, 5 SO). Every Naturals batter recorded at least one hit, with seven players scoring a run. Roman Hernandez had two singles and two RBIs.
Wilmington Blue Rocks (5-4 2nd half, 38-41 overall)
Wilmington 2, Potomac 0 (Game 1 - Seven Innings)
WP: Kyle Zimmer (2-7)
HR: Lane Adams (5), Jared Schlehuber (4)
Potomac 6, Wilmington 5 (Game 2 - Seven Innings)
LP: Tyler Sample (1-4)
HR: Jack Lopez (3)
Wilmington split a pair of seven-inning games at home. Kyle Zimmer was brilliant in Game 1, holding the Nationals to two hits and two walks in a shutout. Zimmer, Kansas City's first-round Draft pick in 2012, carried a no-hitter into the sixth. Lane Adams gave Zimmer all of the offense he would need with a solo homer in the first. Jared Schlehuber added a home run in the fourth. Wilmington left the tying run on third in the seventh inning of Game 2. Jack Lopez hit a leadoff home run and added a two-run triple in the seventh.
Lexington Legends (5-4 2nd half, 38-39 overall)
Lexington 5, Hagerstown 0 (Suspended in the fourth inning)
Lexington led 5-0 when play was stopped in the fourth at Hagerstown. The game is scheduled to resume on Sunday, with a seven-inning contest to follow. Alex Hudak recorded two hits, an RBI and a theft of home on a double steal. Terrance Gore added a hit, a run and his 36th stolen base.
Idaho Falls Chukars (2-8)
Ogden 8, Idaho Falls 6
LP: Zeb Sneed (0-1)
HR: Daniel Rockett (1)
Idaho Falls dropped a back-and-forth contest at home. Starter Jake Junis yielded four runs (three earned) on six hits and a walk over five innings. Daniel Rockett, K.C.'s ninth-round Draft pick this month, blasted his first professional homer in the eighth. Fourth-rounder Zane Evans doubled twice and drove in a run.
Burlington Royals (5-5)
Greeneville 5, Burlington 4
LP: Sam Lewis (1-1)
Burlington lost its fifth straight after opening the year 5-0. The Astros scored five times against Sam Lewis (2 2/3 IP). Jake Newberry followed with seven strikeouts over 5 1/3 scoreless stanzas. Ramon Torres posted three hits and three runs, while Mauricio Ramos was 3-for-4 with two RBIs.
Surprise Royals (3-5)
Surprise was off on Saturday. They host the Brewers on Sunday night in the first of a home-and-home series.