Irving Falu raced home on a Max Ramirez sac fly, lifting Omaha to a walk-off win. Christian Colon hit a solo homer in the first, his second in as many days. Pedro Ciriaco recorded three hits and is batting .346 (9-for-26) through seven games with Omaha. Yordano Ventura (5.0 IP, 3 H, 1 ER) allowed a solo homer in the fifth. Donnie Joseph, Will Smith and Francisley Bueno tossed 2.0 innings apiece, with Buddy Baumann pitching the 12th.
NW Arkansas Naturals (20-14 2nd half, 45-59 overall)
NW Arkansas 6, Springfield 0
WP: Kyle Zimmer (2-0)
HR: Brett Eibner 16
Kyle Zimmer fanned 12 while scattering three hits and two walks over 6.0 shutout stanzas in his second Double-A start. KC's first-round pick in 2012 has 19 strikeouts over 12.0 scoreless innings. Brett Eibner opened the game with a triple and scored on Orlando Calixte's single. Eibner hit a two-run homer in the ninth. He's batting .293 with eight home runs and 14 RBI in 27 games after the All-Star Break.
Wilmington Blue Rocks (15-18 2nd half, 48-55 overall)
Myrtle Beach 6, Wilmington 2
LP: John Lamb (4-10)
HR: Jorge Bonifacio (2)
The Blue Rocks dropped to 1-1 vs. Myrtle Beach. Starter John Lamb yielded three runs, six hits and two walks over 5.0 innings. Wilmington was held scoreless until Jorge Bonifacio belted a two-run homer in the eighth. Jack Lopez scored on Bonifacio's home run, finishing 2-for-4 plus a walk.
Lexington Legends (21-11 2nd half, 54-46 overall)
Lexington 3, West Virginia 2 (Completion of July 6 game)
WP: Aroni Nina (6-3)
SV: John Walter (2)
West Virginia 4, Lexington 3 (10 innings)
LP: Kevin Allen (2-1)
Lexington won the completion of a suspended game, then lost a nightcap that was scheduled for seven innings and went 10. The suspended game started in West Virginia and was completed in Kentucky. Aroni Nina worked in both venues, holding the Power to one run, five hits and a walk while striking out seven over 5.0 innings. Mark Threlkeld was 3-for-4 with a walk and a run scored in game two.
Idaho Falls Chukars (16-17)
Idaho Falls 9, Grand Junction 4
WP: Josiel Martinez (3-1)
HR: Cody Stubbs (3), Daniel Rockett (4)
Idaho Falls scored seven in the seventh en route to an opening win in Colorado. Daniel Rockett capped the inning with a three-run homer. Cody Stubbs added a solo shot in the sixth. Second-round pick Cody Reed allowed a run, one hit and two walks over 2.0 innings.
Burlington Royals (16-17)
Burlington 8, Bristol 2
WP: Matt Tenuta (2-1)
Matt Tenuta carried a shutout into the seventh as Burlington won a rubber game at home. Tenuta allowed two unearned runs, five hits and a walk. Ramon Torres finished 2-for-4 with three RBI and a run.
Surprise Royals (10-18)
The Surprise Royals had an open date on Thursday. They'll be the visiting team tonight against the Rangers.