Royals Farm Report: May 18
Marimon started Kane County's no-hitter
Marimon started Kane County's no-hitter

Posted May 18, 2011


Kane County's Sugar Ray Marimon and Chas Byrne combined to throw a no-hitter in the Cougars' 2-0 win over the Cedar Rapids Kernels on Wednesday night. Elsewhere in the minors, the Omaha Storm Chasers were off, while the Wilmington Blue Rocks swept a doubleheader against the Salem Red Sox. Click inside to see the day's results and box scores.

Triple-A: Scheduled Off Day

PCL North Division Standings

CLUB
W
L
PCT
GB
Omaha
23
16
.590
--
Iowa
17
22
.436
6.0
Nashville
15
23
.395
7.5
Memphis
14
24
.368
8.5





Double-A: Tulsa 4, NW Arkansas 3

L: Patrick Keating (1-2, 5.19)
HR: Tim Smith (3)

Player AB R H RBI AVG Notes
Seratelli, LF 4 1 1 0 .274 2B (5), K
Colon, SS 4 0 0 1 .248 K
Romak, 1B 3 0 1 0 .268 BB, SB (3)
Smith, DH 4 1 1 1 .237 HR (3)
Lisson, 3B 3 1 1 0 .277 BB, K
Mertins, 2B 3 0 0 0 .238 SAC, 2 K
Francis, RF 3 0 2 1 .188 BB, K
Theriot, C 4 0 0 0 .167  
Van Stratten, CF 3 0 0 0 .241 K


Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HR
ERA
Dwyer 6.0 2 1 1 4 2 0 5.82
Rollins (H, 1) 2.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.33
Keating (BS, 3)(L, 1-2) 0.2 3 3 3 0 1 1 5.19





High-A: Wilmington 7, Salem 1 (7 innings – Game 1)

W: Elisaul Pimentel (3-1, 4.23)
HR: Tim Ferguson (3)

High-A: Wilmington 5, Salem 1 (7 innings – Game 2)

W: Tim Melville (4-4, 4.57)
HR: Whit Merrifield (1), Rey Navarro (2)

Game 1

Player AB R H RBI AVG Notes
Merrifield, CF 5 1 2 2 .324 9-game hitting streak
Ortiz, RF 5 0 0 0 .105 2 K
Navarro, 2B 3 0 1 1 .324 2B (10), BB
Whittleman, 1B 2 1 1 1 .256 2 BB
Ferguson, LF 4 1 1 2 .176 HR (3), 2 K
McClure, SS 3 0 1 0 .164 BB, SB (9)
Bonilla, C 4 1 1 0 .269  
Lewis, DH 3 1 1 0 .227 BB, K
Batista, 3B 4 2 2 0 .220 SB (2)


Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HR
ERA
E. Pimentel (W, 3-1) 6.0 5 1 1 2 2 0 4.23
Paukovits 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.45


Game 2

Player AB R H RBI AVG Notes
Merrifield, 2B 3 2 1 2 .324 HR (1), BB, SB (10); 10-gm hitting streak
Testa, RF 2 1 1 0 .286 BB, K
Navarro, DH 3 1 1 3 .324 HR (2), 2 K
Graterol, C 3 0 0 0 .170 K
Ferguson, CF 3 0 1 0 .180 SB (4)
McClure, SS 1 0 0 0 .163 2 BB, CS (5), PO
Lewis, 1B 2 1 0 0 .222 BB, 2 K
Batista, 3B 3 0 0 0 .213 2 K
Ortiz, LF 3 0 0 0 .091 OF Assist


Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Melville (W, 4-4) 5.0 4 1 1 2 1 0 4.57
Chapman 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3.86





Low-A: Kane County 2, Cedar Rapids 0 (No-hitter)

W: Sugar Ray Marimon (3-2, 2.75)
S: Chas Byrne (2)
HR: None

Player AB R H RBI AVG Notes
Franco, 3B 4 1 2 1 .244 3B (1), K, E (3)
Hall, SS 4 0 0 0 .311 K
Llanos, CF 4 0 0 1 .252  
Caseres, 1B 4 0 2 0 .250  
Watts, DH 3 0 0 0 .209 BB, K
Adams, RF 4 0 2 0 .207 2 K, OF Assist
Aparicio, LF 4 0 0 0 .138 2 K
Jones, C 3 1 1 0 .161 K
Espinal, 2B 2 0 0 0 .188 SAC, E (3)


Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Marimon (W, 3-2) 7.2 0 0 0 2 7 0 2.75
Byrne (S, 2) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.58




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