Pair of Royals pitchers pick up Minor League honors

Pair of Royals pitchers pick up Minor League honors

DETROIT -- The Royals' organization had a Pitcher of the Week in two leagues last week.

Ryan Verdugo won for Omaha in the Pacific Coast League with a 2-0 record, giving up no runs and five hits in a total 12 2/3 innings. He also had 15 strikeouts and just one walk.

Wilmington's Christian Binford won the Carolina League honor with a three-hit effort for six innings with five strikeouts and no walks as the Blue Rocks beat the Carolina Mudcats, 6-0.

Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.