Omaha moved to 3-0 in the series, winning a fourth straight overall. The Storm Chasers scored five in the first. Paul Janish hit a solo homer in the third and Carlos Peguero added a two-run shot in the fourth. Aaron Brooks (6.0 IP, 8 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO) earned the win. Eighth-ranked Royals prospect Christian Binford (2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO) made his Triple-A debut.
NW Arkansas Naturals (26-28 second half, 51-74 overall)
Northwest Arkansas had Monday evening off after traveling home from Texas. They host Springfield (Cardinals) tonight.
Wilmington Blue Rocks (26-27 second half, 59-62 overall)
The Blue Rocks had Monday off. They start a road trip tonight at Myrtle Beach (Rangers).
Lexington Legends (21-37 second half, 50-78 overall)
Delmarva 3, Lexington 2
LP: Matt Alvarez (5-6)
HR: Chad Johnson (4), Elier Hernandez (9)
Lexington lost the opener vs. Delmarva in 10 innings. Chad Johnson and Elier Hernandez hit solo homers, with Hernandez tying the game at 2-2 in the ninth. Hernandez, ranked 16th among Royals prospects by MLB.com, has three roundtrippers in his last five games. Luis Rico held the Shorebirds to a run, eight hits and no walks with four strikeouts over 6.0 innings.
Idaho Falls Chukars (11-10 second half, 31-28 overall)
Missoula 5, Idaho Falls 1
LP: Zach Lovvorn (2-4)
HR: Corey Toups (3)
Idaho Falls finished 2-2 at Missoula and 4-3 on the road trip. Corey Toups homered in the ninth for the lone Idaho Falls run. Brandon Downes, Samir Duenez and Mike Hill added singles. Zach Lovvorn (5.1 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 5 SO) pitched well in defeat. The Chukars host Grand Junction (Rockies) tonight.
Burlington Royals (24-33)
Burlington 5, Bluefield 0
WP: Yunior Marte (3-3)
Burlington moved to 2-0 in the series as Yunior Marte (5.0 IP), Carlos Herrera (3.0 IP) and Eric Sandness (1.0 IP) combined on a shutout. Marte struck out four while scattering two hits and a walk. Joshua Banuelos posted three hits, an RBI and a run. Jose Martinez and Logan Moon each drove in a run.