Royals Farm Report: April 28
Duffy surrendered just one hit on Thursday.
Duffy surrendered just one hit on Thursday.
Royals Corner Publisher
Posted Apr 29, 2011


The Wilmington Blue Rocks were rained out again, but the Omaha Storm Chasers won their ninth straight game with a 7-0 victory over the Iowa Cubs. The Naturals also won, earning a four-game split with Springfield, while the Kane County Cougars dropped their fifth straight. Read all about the day's action inside.

Triple-A: Omaha 7, Iowa 0

W: Danny Duffy (1-0, 0.90)
HR: Mike Moustakas 2 (4), Eric Hosmer (2)

Next Game: The first place Storm Chasers (13-7) hook up again with the second place Iowa Cubs (10-10) on Friday. Mike Montgomery (1-0, 3.00) is scheduled to start for Omaha.

Player AB R H RBI AVG Notes
Cain, CF 4 1 2 1 .261 HBP
Lough, LF 4 1 1 0 .293 2B (5), BB, K
Hosmer, 1B 5 2 4 2 .408 HR (2), 2B (5)
Moustakas, 3B 5 2 2 4 .237 2 HR (4)
Robinson, DH 5 0 0 0 .347 K
Giavotella, 2B 4 1 3 0 .315 BB
Zawadzki, SS 4 0 0 0 .148  
May, C 3 0 1 0 .077 HBP
Orlando, RF 4 0 0 0 .200  


Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HR
ERA
Duffy (W, 1-0) 6.0 1 0 0 0 8 0 0.90
Shell 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 8.38
Holland 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.00
Chavez 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00





Double-A: NW Arkansas 5, Springfield 2

W: Will Smith (1-2, 6.48)
S: Blake Johnson (2)
HR: Mario Lisson (6), Jamie Romak (3)

Next Game: The Naturals (10-8) now head to Little Rock to begin a four-game series with the Arkansas Travelers (8-9). Heath Rollins (0-1, 4.61) is slated to start for NW Arkansas.

Player AB R H RBI AVG Notes
Robinson, CF 3 0 2 0 .266 BB, 2 PO
Colon, SS 4 1 1 0 .215 3B (1)
Bianchi, DH 4 0 0 0 .288 2 K
Romak, 1B 4 1 1 2 .281 HR (3), 2 K
Smith, LF 4 0 0 0 .256 K
Perez, C 4 0 1 0 .273  
Seratelli, 2B 3 1 1 0 .267 BB, K
Lisson, 3B 3 2 1 2 .333 HR (6), HBP, 2 K
Van Stratten, RF 4 0 1 1 .241 K


Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HR
ERA
Smith (W, 1-2) 7.1 8 1 1 0 4 1 6.48
Johnson (S, 2) 1.2 2 1 0 1 2 0 0.00





High-A: Wilmington at Lynchburg – Postponed (rain)

Next Game: The first place Blue Rocks (12-7) now head home for a three-game series with the Winston-Salem Dash (8-12). Jake Odorizzi (0-0, 3.46) is slated to start for Wilmington.

Carolina League Northern Division Standings

CLUB
W
L
PCT
GB
Wilmington
12
7
.632
--
Frederick
9
10
.474
3.0
Potomac
8
11
.421
4.0
Lynchburg
6
12
.333
5.5





Low-A: Burlington 6, Kane County 4

L: Chase Boruff (2-1, 1.00)
HR: Ryan Stovall (2)

Next Game: The Cougars (7-14) continue their series with the Bees (14-5) with an afternoon tilt on Friday. Leonel Santiago (2-2, 5.03) is scheduled to start for Kane County.

Player AB R H RBI AVG Notes
Hall, SS 4 0 0 1 .304 SF, K
Stovall, 3B 5 1 2 1 .380 HR (2)
Fletcher, LF 3 1 2 0 .359 2B (5), 3B (2)
- Llanos, PH-CF 2 0 0 0 .303 K
Jenkins, C 4 0 1 1 .282 BB, 3 K , PB (2)
Watts, 1B 4 0 0 0 .200 3 K
Adams, CF-LF 3 1 0 0 .170 K, E (4)
Beltre, DH 4 0 0 0 .183  
Aparicio, RF 3 1 2 1 .429 2B (2), BB, SB (1)
Liberto, 2B 2 0 1 0 .333 HBP, BB


Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Billo 4.0 6 2 2 1 6 1 2.45
Keck 3.0 2 1 1 3 1 0 0.82
Boruff (BS, 1)(L, 2-1) 1.0 2 3 0 1 2 0 1.00




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