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Royals Minor League report: April 26

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Omaha Storm Chasers (10-12)

New Orleans 3, Omaha 0
LP: Aaron Brooks (0-1)
HR: None

The Storm Chasers were held to five hits in a shutout at New Orleans. Christian Colon, Johnny Giavotella and Carlos Peguero were all 1-for-3 plus a walk. Giavotella is batting .389 (21-for-54) with Omaha. Aaron Brooks struck out three while scattering two runs, six hits and two walks over five innings. Donnie Joseph fanned the side in the sixth. Joseph, ranked 14th among Royals prospects by MLB.com, has 18 strikeouts in 9 1/3 innings (17.36 per nine innings).

NW Arkansas Naturals (8-14)

Northwest Arkansas 2, Tulsa 1
WP: Cody Fassold (1-0)
SV: Andrew Triggs (2)
HR: None

Justin Trapp's single in the eighth scored Angel Franco and resulted in Northwest Arkansas winning a second straight at Tulsa. Jared Schlehuber added two hits and an RBI. Starter Jason Adam fanned four while holding the Drillers to a run on two hits over six innings. Adam is ranked ninth among Royals prospects by MLB.com. The home-and-home series shifts to Springdale today.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (9-12)

Wilmington 5, Myrtle Beach 4
WP: Kyle Bartsch (1-2)
HR: None

Terrance Gore sprinted home on a dropped third strike, capping a two-run ninth in walk-off fashion. Gore doubled to tie the game at 4-4, then stole third to set up the winning run. Hunter Dozier extended his hitting streak to seven games (.370, 10-for-27). Christian Binford struck out seven Pelicans over five innings, yielding three runs (two earned), eight hits and two walks. Dozier is ranked seventh among Royals prospects while Binford is 12th. The win was Wilmington's first in eight games against Myrtle Beach in 2014.

Lexington Legends (11-12)

Greenville 5, Lexington 1
LP: Andrew Edwards (1-1)
HR: Frank Schwindel (2)

The Legends lost as Greenville built a 5-0 lead, including four in the fourth. Luis Rico excelled in relief, striking out six while holding the Drive to a hit and two walks over 4 2/3 scoreless innings. Frank Schwindel homered in the seventh for Lexington.

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