Royals Farm Report: April 28

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