RC Organizational Report: July 1

Billo picked up his first win of the year

The Royals' organization had a tremendous day on Thursday. In a full minor league slate, six of the Royals' seven affiliates won their games. Click inside to read the day's complete organizational report.

AAA: Omaha 6, Iowa 3

W: Bryan Bullington (5-1, 2.85)
HR: Kila Ka'aihue (15), Jai Miller (9)

The O-Royals took advantage of the opportunities they were given, scoring six runs while only having nine men on base in their 6-3 victory over the Cubs. Jai Miller went 2-for-3, connecting on his ninth home run of the year, and Kila Ka'aihue also went deep for Omaha. Jordan Parraz and Cody Clark turned in multi-hit games, while David Lough smashed a triple. Bryan Bullington threw the first five innings, allowing three runs on seven hits. Greg Holland and Blaine Hardy followed Bullington, combining for four scoreless innings to preserve the win.

Omaha plays the second game of their series against Iowa Friday.

Falu - SS

0-for-5 - .275

Lough - CF

1-for-4, 3B (7), R, Assist - .273

Gordon - LF

0-for-4, K, Assist - .327

Lucas - 2B

0-for-3, BB, R, 3 K - .322

Parraz - RF

2-for-4, RBI - .270

Miller - DH

2-for-3, HR (9), 1 RBI, 2 R, BB - .238

Clark - C

2-for-4, 2B (7), RBI, PB (4) - .224

Bullington - SP

W (5-1), 5.0 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 3 K - 2.85

Holland - RP

2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 3 K - 4.78

Hardy - RP

S (3), 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K - 1.71





AA: NW Arkansas 6, San Antonio 5

W: Ben Swaggerty (3-4, 4.74)
HR: Ernesto Mejia (10), Mike Moustakas (19)

Derrick Robinson hit a walk-off sacrifice fly, driving in Tim Smith as the Naturals beat the Missions, 6-5. Robinson finished 2-for-5 on the day, driving in two runs. Ernesto Mejia added his 10th home run to the onslaught. Mike Moustakas mashed his way out of 1-for-18 slump, going 3-for-4 with a walk and his team-leading 19th home run. Starting pitcher Alex Caldera allowed two runs on three hits in five innings, and was relieved by Everett Teaford, who allowed three runs on six hits in two innings. Chris Chavez and Ben Swaggerty each threw a scoreless inning to end the game.

NW Arkansas continues their series against San Antonio Friday night.

Robinson, D - CF

2-for-5, 2 RBI, SB (32) - .299

Giavotella - 2B

1-for-5, 2 K - .277

Moustakas - 3B

3-for-4, HR (19), RBI, R, BB - .343

Robinson, C - 1B

1-for-5, K, SB (3) - .306

Van Stratten - RF

0-for-2, K - .300

Orlando - RF

1-for-2, R - .314

Pina - C

1-for-5, 2B (8), 3 K - .244

Seratelli - LF

1-for-4, BB, R, SB (9) - .288

Mejia - DH

2-for-5, HR (10), 2 RBI, 2 R, 3 K - .268

McConnell - SS

0-for-1, 3 BB, HBP, RBI - .240

Caldera - SP

5.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 3 K - 3.38

Teaford - RP

2.0 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 2 K - 5.44

Chavez - RP

1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K - 6.04

Swaggerty - RP

1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K - 4.74





High-A: Wilmington 3, Lynchburg 0

W: Chris Dwyer (6-3, 2.99)

Wil Myers was impressive in his Blue Rocks debut, recording three hits and two RBIs in Wilmington's 3-0 victory over the Hillcats. Jarrod Dyson also debuted for Wilmington, and also had three hits, including a double. Eric Hosmer went 1-for-2, drawing two walks, but Christian Colon went hitless in his third straight game. Dwyer was impressive, shutting out Lynchburg for six innings while fanning nine batters. Harold Mozingo held the Hillcats scoreless over the final three innings to preserve the shutout.

Wilmington wraps up their series against Lynchburg Friday.

Dyson - CF

3-for-4, 2B (1), R, SB (1) - .750

Colon - SS

0-for-3, HBP, R - .000

Hosmer - 1B

1-for-2, 2 BB, R, SB (11) - .351

Romak - 3B

1-for-3, HBP, K - .296

Myers - DH

3-for-4, 2 RBI; High-A debut - .750

Francis - RF

1-for-4, RBI - .252

Perez - C

0-for-4, K - .250

Navarro - 2B

0-for-4 - ..231

Ortiz - LF

0-for-3, K - .304

Dwyer - SP

W (6-3), 6.0 IP, 7 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 9 K - 2.99

Mozingo - RP

S (3), 3.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 4 K - 4.13





Low-A: Burlington 6, Wisconsin 5

W: Rodolfo Encarnacion (1-1, 5.13)

Rene Oriental singled in Carlo Testa in the bottom of the ninth, giving the Bees a 6-5 win over the Timber Rattlers. Oriental finished with two hits on the day, including a double, while Testa had one hit and drew two walks. J.D. Alfaro and Joey Lewis also had multi-hit games. Keaton Hayenga pitched five innings, allowing four runs on seven hits. He was relieved by Brandon Barrow, who allowed two runs and three hits in two innings. Onassis Sirrett and Rodolfo Encarnacion each tossed a scoreless frame to end the game.

Burlington faces Wisconsin on Friday for the second game of their three-game series.

Hall - 2B

1-for-5, 2 RBI, K - .230

Alfaro - SS

3-for-5, 2B (4), R, K, CS (2) - .157

Testa - LF

1-for-3, 2 BB, 2 R, K, SB (8) - .263

Lewis - 1B

2-for-5, RBI, R, 3 K - .257

Oriental - RF

2-for-4, 2B (11), RBI, R, BB, K - .248

Batista - 3B

0-for-4, 3 K - .229

Del Rosario - DH

1-for-2, 2 BB, 2 R, RBI, K - .217

Robertson - C

1-for-3, RBI - .333

Richardson - CF

1-for-3, BB, SB (22), E (5) - .196

Hayenga - SP

5.0 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 1 K - 9.08

Barrow - RP

2.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 1 K - 9.00

Sirrett - RP

1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 K - 5.40

Encarnacion - RP

W (1-1), 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K - 5.13





Rookie: Idaho Falls 6, Casper 2

W: Gregory Billo (1-1, 5.87)
HR: Murray Watts (4), Travis Jones (1)

The Chukars scored four runs in the top of the first and never relinquished their lead, going on to defeat the Ghosts, 6-2. Travis Jones went 2-for-3 with a home run, and Murray Watts also clubbed a dinger. Yowill Espinal had two hits, recording a double and two RBIs. Greg Billo picked up his first win of the season, allowing two runs on four hits in six innings. Jason Mitchell and Devon Lowery held Casper scoreless over the final three innings.

Idaho Falls will play the final game of their series against Casper Friday night.

Adams - RF

1-for-5, 3B (1), 2 R - .211

Trapp - SS

1-for-4, R, 2 K - .273

Espinal - 2B

2-for-4, 2B (1), 2 RBI, SB (2) - .333

Watts - 1B

1-for-4, HR (4), 2 RBI, R, K - .297

Kuebler - DH

1-for-4, 2B (4), R, K - .302

Ferguson - CF

1-for-3, RBI, K - .314

Howard - LF

0-for-3, K, CS (1) - .143

Culver - 3B

0-for-4, E (2) - .167

Jones - C

2-for-3, HR (1), RBI, R, BB, K - .400

Billo - SP

W (1-1), 6.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K - 5.87

Mitchell - RP

1.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K - 0.00

Lowery - RP

2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 4 K - 0.00





Rookie: Burlington 14, Bluefield 2

W: Daniel Hernandez (2-0, 3.00)
HR: Luis Piterson (4), Yunior Figueroa (1)

Luis Piterson continued swinging a hot stick, collecting two hits, including his fourth bomb of the season, as the Burlington Royals demolished the Bluefield Orioles, 14-2. Alex Llanos went 3-for-4 with a double, and Yunior Figueroa had two hits, including a grand slam in the ninth inning. Ryan Jenkins and Adrian Martinez also had multi-hit games. Danny Hernandez allowed three runs on two hits in five innings, while Gates Dooley and Robbie Penny shut out the Orioles for two innings each.

Burlington plays the third game of their four-game series against Bluefield Friday.

Llanos - CF

3-for-4, 2B (5), RBI, 2 BB, 3 R, CS (1), Assist - .300

Piterson - 2B

2-for-4, HR (4), 4 RBI, 2 R, BB, K - .515

Stovall - 1B-2B

1-for-5, RBI, 2 K, E (2) - .313

MacDougall - LF

1-for-5, R, 2 K - .147

Jenkins - C

2-for-3, 2B (4), RBI, 2 BB, 2 R, K - .286

McClure - SS

0-for-3, RBI, R, BB, K, E (4) - .212

Figueroa - 3B

2-for-5, HR (1), 2B (2), 5 RBI, R - .217

Martinez - DH

2-for-5, 2 R, SB (1) - .333

Rodriguez - RF

1-for-2, 2 HBP, BB, 2 R, 2 SB (2), CS (2) - .160

Hernandez - SP

W (2-0), 5.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 4 K - 3.00

Dooley - RP

2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K - 9.00

Penny - RP

2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K - 9.64





Rookie: AZL Athletics 10, AZL Royals 6

L: Jonathan Rodriguez (1-2, 7.62)
HR: Ysmelin Alcantara (2), Henry Moreno (1)

Danny Duffy started his second game for the AZL Royals, holding the AZL Athletics scoreless over two frames while striking out three. His successor, Jonathan Rodriguez, was roughed up in the Royals 10-6 loss to the Athletics. Rodriguez allowed six runs on eight hits in 2.1 innings of work, while Nick Rogers and Dylan Lindsay followed him, surrendering a combined four runs in four frames. On offense, Daniel Mateo cracked three hits, while Ysmelin Alcantara and Hector Moreno went yard.

The AZL Royals have the day off Friday before facing the AZL Rangers.

Conner - CF

1-for-5, R, 4 K - .233

Mateo - SS

3-for-5, 2B (2), 3B (2), 3 RBI, K - .250

Costa - RF

0-for-2 - .167

Alcantara - PH-RF

1-for-1, HR (2), RBI, R, 2 BB - .294

Shin - DH

0-for-4, BB, R, K - .286

Moreno - 1B

1-for-4, HR (1), 2 RBI, R, 2 K - .455

Furmanek - PH-C

0-for-3, BB, 2 R, E (1), PB (1), 2 K - .333

Duffy - SP

2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 3 K - 3.38

Rodriguez - RP

2.1 IP, 8 H, 6 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 0 K - 7.62

Rogers - RP

1.2 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K - 2.45

Lindsay - RP

2.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 1 K - 4.91

Sanchez - RP

1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K - 0.00



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