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Royals Minor League report: July 7

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Omaha Storm Chasers (47-44)

Omaha 7, Iowa 3
WP: Ryan Verdugo (5-2)
HR: None

Omaha opened with a win over Iowa and Dan Straily, who made his first start since being acquired from the A's. Whit Merrifield was a home run shy of the cycle as he boosted his Triple-A average to .384 (43-for-112). Paulo Orlando added three hits, an RBI and two runs. Ryan Verdugo (5.0 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 6 SO) earned the win. Spencer Patton and Louis Coleman each tossed 2.0 scoreless innings in relief. Patton struck out four and Coleman fanned three.

NW Arkansas Naturals (9-9 second half, 34-54 overall)

Frisco 6, NW Arkansas 1
LP: Tim Melville (1-7)
HR: None

Northwest Arkansas missed a chance for a three-game sweep. Tim Melville allowed five runs, eight hits and no walks while striking out four over 5.0 innings. Parker Morin's fifth-inning single plated Hunter Dozier for the lone Naturals run. Dozier, KC's sixth-ranked prospect, stole his first base at the Double-A level. Nori Aoki was 0-for-3 in the first game of a rehab assignment.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (9-9 second half, 42-44 overall)

Wilmington 5, Potomac 1
WP: Luis Santos (2-1 with Wilmington, 6-2 overall)
SV: Mark Peterson (17)
HR: Jared Schlehuber (2)

Wilmington won the series opener, the start of an 11-game stretch that features seven games at Potomac. Royals seventh-ranked prospect Bubba Starling was 3-for-5 with a double and two RBI. Fourth-ranked prospect Raul Mondesi doubled, tripled, drove in a run and scored twice. Luis Santos held the Nats to a run, three hits and a walk while striking out five over 6.0 innings.

Lexington Legends (7-12 second half, 36-53 overall)

Lexington 9, Hickory 2
WP: Matt Tenuta (4-7)
SV: Pedro Fernandez (1)
HR: Frank Schwindel (13)

Lexington cruised to an opening win over a Hickory team that is 54-34. Mauricio Ramos had two hits, three RBI and a run. Frank Schwindel posted two hits, including his team-leading 13th home run. Matt Tenuta (5.2 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO) earned the win.

Idaho Falls Chukars (10-11)

The Chukars were off last night. They play their next seven in Montana, beginning with three at Billings (Reds).

Burlington Royals (8-10)

Bluefield 4, Burlington 0
LP: Corey Ray (0-2)
HR: None

Burlington was held to five hits in a second straight loss at Bluefield. Blue Springs South product Logan Moon recorded a single, extending his hitting streak to 10 games (.342, 13-for-38). Estarlin Cordero tossed 4.0 scoreless innings in relief, fanning five while allowing two hits and a walk.

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