RC Organizational Report: May 10

Eric Hosmer hit a walk-off double on Monday

Eric Hosmer on Monday drilled a two-out RBI double in the bottom of the tenth inning, lifting the Wilmington Blue Rocks to a 6-5 walk-off win. Elsewhere in the minors, Mike Montgomery picked up his second Double-A victory in as many tries, and Mike Moustakas collected four more hits while raising his batting average back above .400. Read all about Monday's minor league action inside.

Note: The Omaha Royals were rained out on Monday afternoon.

AA: NW Arkansas 7, Tulsa 3

W: Mike Montgomery (2-0, 1.54)

Mike Montgomery picked up his second win in as many starts as the Naturals dropped the Drillers, 7-3. The young southpaw threw six strong innings, surrendering one run on four hits and two walks while fanning three. Brandon Sisk collected his third save of the season with 1.2 scoreless innings to close out the game.

Mike Moustakas paced the Naturals' attack on Monday, going 4-for-5 with four singles and a pair of runs scored. Nick Van Stratten and Manny Pina were both 2-for-5 with a double, and Van Stratten added a pair of RBIs. Ernesto Meija also collected two hits, including his fourth double of the season.

At 20-10, NW Arkansas boasts the Texas League's best record, and the club will attempt to win its fourth straight series in Tuesday afternoon's finale against Tulsa.

Derrick Robinson, CF

0-for-5; 1-for-13 in last 3 gms -- .291

Johnny Giavotella, 2B

0-for-5, 2 R -- .289

Mike Moustakas, 3B

4-for-5, 2 R -- .408

Clint Robinson, 1B

1-for-4, BB, RBI -- .275

Nick Van Stratten, RF

2-for-5, 2B (7), 2 RBI -- .310

Manny Pina, C

2-for-5, 3 R, 2B (5), E (4) -- .263

Ernesto Mejia, DH

2-for-4, 2B (4), RBI -- .235

Tim Smith, LF

1-for-4, 2B (4), RBI -- .289

Chris McConnell, SS

1-for-4, RBI, E (6) -- .247

Mike Montgomery, SP

W (2-0), 6.0 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K -- 1.54 ERA

Everett Teaford, RP

1.1 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K -- 5.87 ERA

Brandon Sisk, RP

S (3), 1.2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 K -- 1.47 ERA





High-A: Wilmington 6, Lynchburg 5 (F10)

W: Barry Bowden (1-1, 1.38)
HR: Salvador Perez (2), Rey Navarro (1)

Eric Hosmer cranked a two-out, walk-off double, scoring Adrian Ortiz and leading Wilmington to a 6-5 win in 10 innings over the Lynchburg Hillcats. The hit was the first of the game for Hosmer, who finished 1-for-4 with a walk. Ortiz had a solid game, going 2-for-3 with a double. J.D. Alfaro added a double and an RBI in a 2-for-4 effort. Salvador Perez smacked his second home run of the year, and Rey Navarro hit his first home run for the Royals organization to lead off the fifth.

Manauris Baez allowed ten hits but managed to limit the damage to two runs. Baez was in line for the win until Buddy Bauman walked the first two hitters in the ninth, and Barry Bowden allowed them to come around to score the tying runs.

The Blue Rocks continue their four-game series Tuesday night against the Hillcats.

Adrian Ortiz, RF

2-for-3, 2 R, 2B (7) -- .290

Eric Hosmer, DH

1-for-4, BB, 2B (10), GW RBI -- .409

Anthony Seratelli, 1B

1-for-4, R, 2B (4), 2 K -- .282

Rey Navarro, SS

1-for-4, R, HR (1), RBI, CS (1), PO (1) -- .190

Salvador Perez, C

1-for-4, 2 R, HR (2), RBI, PB (2) -- .320

J.D. Alfaro, 2B

2-for-4, 2B (2), RBI, K -- .196

Manauris Baez, SP

6.0 IP, 10 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 2 K -- 4.10 ERA

Buddy Baumann, RP

2.0 IP, 1 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 0 K -- 2.29 ERA

Barry Bowden, RP

BS, W (1-1), 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 2 K -- 1.38 ERA





Low-A: Cedar Rapids 6, Burlington 4

L: Kelvin Herrera (2-2, 4.10)

Starter Kelvin Herrera got battered around Monday, allowing six runs on seven hits in four innings in the Bees' 6-4 loss against the Kernels. Ryan Dennick relieved Herrera and held Cedar Rapids scoreless for the next four innings, but Burlington could not score enough runs to overcome the deficit.

On offense, Wil Myers went 2-for-5 with a double, and Juan Graterol finished 2-for-4. Fernando Cruz was the only other Bee to record a hit, however, as the offense continued to struggle. Every starter struck out at least once, for a total of 13 strikeouts on the day.

The Bees will play the second game of their series with the Kernels on Tuesday night.

Hilton Richardson, CF

0-for-2, 3 BB, RBI, 2 SB (12), K -- .198

Deivy Batista, 2B

0-for-5, 3 K -- .209

Wil Myers, DH

2-for-5, 2B (8), 2 RBI, K -- .261

Joey Lewis, 1B

0-for-4, 3 K -- .243

Rene Oriental, RF

0-for-4, K -- .259

Fernando Cruz, 3B

1-for-4, R, K -- .181

Juan Graterol, C

2-for-4, R, K -- .367

Ryan Wood, SS

0-for-2, 2 BB, R, K -- .238

Allen Caldwell, LF

0-for-3, BB, R, RBI, K -- .175

Kelvin Herrera, SP

L (2-2), 4.0 IP, 7 H, 6 ER, 1 BB, 2 K -- 4.10 ERA

Ryan Dennick, RP

4.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K -- 5.19 ERA



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