Royals Farm Report: June 29

Eibner slammed two home runs on Wednesday

The Omaha Storm Chasers and NW Arkansas Naturals were off on Wednesday, while the Kane County Cougars took their first loss of the second half despite a pair of home runs by Brett Eibner. Elsewhere in the minors, the Burlington Royals finally won their first game, and the Idaho Falls Chukars ran their record to .500 with their third straight victory. Click inside for today's report.

Triple-A: Omaha Storm Chasers – Scheduled Day Off

PCL North Division Standings

CLUB
W
L
PCT
GB
Omaha
43
37
.538
--
Memphis
41
38
.519
1.5
Iowa
38
42
.475
5.0
Nashville
37
42
.468
5.5





Double-A: NW Arkansas Naturals – All-Star Break

Note: Six Naturals participated in the annual Texas League All-Star game on Tuesday night, winding up on the losing side as the North lost to the South, 3-2. Anthony Seratelli and Jeff Bianchi both finished 1-for-2, but Wil Myers and Salvador Perez were each hitless in two at bats. Buddy Baumann tossed a scoreless fourth inning, fanning two, while Kelvin Herrera retired the only batter he faced.

Texas League North Division Standings

CLUB
W
L
PCT
GB
Arkansas
6
0
1.000
--
Tulsa
4
2
.667
2.0
NW Arkansas
1
5
.167
5.0
Springfield
1
5
.167
5.0





High-A: Salem 2, Wilmington 0

L: Noel Arguelles (2-3, 2.32)
HR: None

Player AB R H RBI AVG Notes
Merrifield, LF 4 0 1 0 .266  
Testa, RF 4 0 0 0 .263 2 K
Ferguson, DH 3 0 0 0 .198 BB, K
Whittleman, 3B 4 0 2 0 .234 K
Prades, CF 3 0 0 0 .295 HBP, K
Lewis, 1B 3 0 0 0 .223 SAC
Eigsti, C 4 0 1 0 .207 2B (1), K, E (1)
Hall, SS 3 0 1 0 .235  
Batista, 2B 3 0 0 0 .206 K


Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HR
ERA
Arguelles (L, 2-3) 6.2 6 2 2 0 4 1 2.32
Lafferty 1.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 3.90
Dennick 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.60





Low-A: Burlington 9, Kane County 5

L: Yordano Ventura (2-3, 5.26)
HR: Brett Eibner 2 (5), Angel Franco (1)

Player AB R H RBI AVG Notes
Franco, 2B 5 1 2 2 .226 HR (1), K
Stovall, 1B 4 0 1 0 .307 K
Fletcher, LF 2 0 0 0 .327 BB, K
- Aparicio, LF 1 0 0 0 .165 K
Cuthbert, 3B 4 1 2 0 .309 K
Eibner, CF 4 2 3 3 .206 2 HR (5), K
Kuebler, DH 4 0 1 0 .179  
Beltre, RF 4 1 2 0 .271 K, OF Assist
Graterol, C 4 0 0 0 .200  
Espinal, SS 4 0 1 0 .186 K


Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HR
ERA
Ventura (L, 2-3) 3.0 7 6 6 3 4 0 5.26
Hodge 3.1 5 3 3 2 3 1 5.40
Boruff 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.34





Rookie: Idaho Falls 6, Casper 4 (6 innings – completed early)

W: Kellen Moen (1-0, 27.00)
HR: Mark Threlkeld (1)

Player AB R H RBI AVG Notes
Chism, LF 3 1 1 0 .323  
Mateo, 2B 3 0 1 1 .407 2B (3)
Espy, 1B 3 1 0 0 .250 2 K
Threlkeld, 3B 2 1 2 3 .250 HR (1), SF, CS (1)
Moreno, DH 3 0 1 0 .211  
Alcantara, RF 3 0 1 0 .265 2 K
Martinez, SS 3 1 1 0 .257 E (4)
Sandford, CF 3 1 1 1 .267 3B (2)
Smith, C 3 1 0 1 .000 K


Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Patton 4.0 6 2 1 2 3 0 3.12
Moen (W, 1-0) 2.0 2 2 2 1 2 0 27.00





Rookie: Burlington 1, Pulaski 0 (Completion of Tuesday's suspended game)

W: Jason Mitchell (1-1, 4.00)
S: Nick Graffeo (1)
HR: Murray Watts (4)

Rookie: Pulaski 4, Burlington 1 (7 innings)

L: Angel Baez (0-1, 11.25)
HR: Jorge Bonifacio (2)

Player AB R H RBI AVG Notes
Pickett, RF 4 0 2 0 .387 K, E (2)
Trapp, 2B-SS 4 0 0 0 .226 K
Antonio, SS 2 0 0 0 .333 K
- Rodriguez, 2B 1 0 1 0 .091 BB
Watts, DH 3 1 3 1 .258 HR (4), BB, CS (1)
Shin, C 4 0 1 0 .200 3 K
Bonifacio, CF 3 0 1 0 .233  
Figueroa, 1B 3 0 1 0 .286 2B (4)
Bringas, 3B 3 0 0 0 .150 E (4)
- Hamblen, 3B 0 0 0 0 .000  
Conner, LF 3 0 0 0 .185 3 K


Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Murray 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1.80
Mitchell (W, 1-1) 5.0 5 0 0 2 4 0 4.00
Graffeo (S, 1) 2.0 2 0 0 0 5 0 2.08


Player AB R H RBI AVG Notes
Pickett, RF 3 0 0 0 .353 K
Trapp, SS 3 0 0 0 .206  
Bonifacio, CF 3 1 2 1 .273 HR (2)
Watts, 1B 3 0 0 0 .235  
Figueroa, DH 3 0 0 0 .250 K
Hamblen, 3B 3 0 0 0 .000  
Rodriguez, 2B 3 0 2 0 .214 2B (1), E (2), K
Dyer, C 2 0 0 0 .167 PB (1)
Brooks, LF 3 0 1 0 .333 K


Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Baez (L, 0-1) 3.2 5 4 1 2 3 0 11.25
Rivers 2.1 1 0 0 1 3 0 0.00
Brown 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00





Rookie: AZL Reds 14, AZL Royals 6

L: Christian Witt (0-2, 50.14)
HR: None

Player AB R H RBI AVG Notes
Toney, CF 3 0 1 0 .316 K, SB (2), CS (5), HBP
- Blanco, CF 1 0 1 0 .480  
Arteaga, SS 5 1 1 0 .241 2 K, E (2)
Cuckovich, LF 5 2 2 2 .424 3 K, 2 SB (8), E (2)
Gaylord, 1B 3 0 1 0 .233 BB, K, HBP
David, C 2 0 0 0 .125 BB, K
- Bello, C 1 0 0 1 .154  
Allen, RF 4 0 1 0 .241 3 K
Garcia, 2B 4 1 1 0 .172 2B (2)
Howard, DH 4 1 2 1 .500 2B (1), 3B (1), 2 K
DelGuidice, 3B 3 1 1 0 .400 HBP, K


Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Witt (L, 0-2) 1.1 7 9 7 1 1 0 50.14
Bangs 1.2 0 1 1 4 4 0 2.84
Johnson 3.0 5 2 1 0 4 0 2.57
Cruz 2.0 2 2 2 1 1 0 19.64


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