RC Organizational Report: June 28

All seven affiliates were in action on Monday, and the organization finished the day 4-3. Buoyed by some excellent pitching, all three rookie ball clubs won their games. The biggest news of the day, of course, was the return of Danny Duffy, who started the game for the Arizona Royals. Click inside to read Monday's organizational report.

AAA: Oklahoma City 4, Omaha 3

L: Josh Rupe (1-2, 2.42)

Omaha gained their first lead of the game in the ninth inning, but Josh Rupe allowed a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth in the O-Royals' 4-3 loss to the RedHawks. Philip Humber pitched the first seven innings, allowing two runs on five hits. Greg Holland pitched a scoreless eighth before walking the first batter of the ninth, then Rupe allowed the home run. On offense, Kila Ka'aihue went 2-for-3, hitting a double and drawing a walk, while Jai Miller and Cody Clark smacked triples.

Omaha looks to avoid a sweep against Oklahoma City Tuesday night.

Falu - SS

1-for-4, RBI - .279

Lough - CF

0-for-4, K - .274

Gordon - LF

0-for-3, HBP, 2 K - .333

Ka'aihue - 1B

2-for-3, 2B (15), BB - .313

Thorman - 3B

0-for-4, E (3) - .271

Lucas - 2B

0-for-2, 2 BB, R - .333

Parraz - RF

1-for-4, R - .267

Miller - DH

1-for-4, 3B (1), 2 RBI, 2 K, CS (2) - .232

Clark - C

1-for-4, 3B (2), R, K - .215

Humber - SP

7.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K - 4.37

Holland - RP

1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 2 K - 5.01

Rupe - RP

L (1-2), 0.1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 0 K - 2.42





AA: Arkansas 4, NW Arkansas 3

L: Ben Swaggerty (2-4, 4.94)
HR: Clint Robinson (13)

The Naturals rallied back from an early 4-1 deficit but fell short, falling 4-3 to the Travelers. Clint Robinson had two hits including a homer, while Derrick Robinson also had two hits, cracking a double and driving in a run. Mike Moustakas recorded a hit for the first time in five games, going 1-for-4. Ben Swaggerty made a spot start and allowed three runs on two hits and two walks in one inning of work. Rowdy Hardy allowed one run over the next three innings, while Blake Johnson and Patrick Keating pitched combined for five scoreless frames.

NW Arkansas has the next two days off for the All-Star break before returning home to face the San Antonio Missions.

Robinson, D - CF

2-for-4, 2B (13), RBI, K - .298

Seratelli - 2B

0-for-4, K - .289

Moustakas - 3B

1-for-4, R, K - .336

Robinson, C - 1B

2-for-4, HR (13), RBI, R - .308

Orlando - RF

1-for-4, RBI, SB (14) - .313

Pina - C

0-for-4, K - .245

Mejia - DH

0-for-4, 3 K - .265

Smith - LF

0-for-1, 3 BB, R, E (3) - .299

McConnell - SS

0-for-3, K - .241

Swaggerty - SP

L (2-4), 1.0 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 0 K - 4.94

Hardy - RP

3.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 0 K - 5.02

Johnson - RP

2.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 3 K - 5.90

Keating - RP

2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 K - 1.93





High-A: Wilmington 4, Frederick 3 (F11)

W: Eric Basurto (1-0, 2.81)

Salvador Perez singled home Jamie Romak in the top of the 11th, driving in the game-winning run in the Blue Rocks' 4-3 victory over the Keys. The hit was Perez's first on the day, while Romak smashed two doubles with a pair of RBIs. Buddy Baumann pitched the first five innings, allowing one run on six hits while striking out four. His piggyback partner Jairo Cuevas threw the next four innings and allowed two runs to score. Eric Basurto earned the victory by closing the game out with two scoreless innings, fanning five.

Wilmington wraps up their series against Frederick on Tuesday.

Navarro - SS

1-for-5, R - .234

Hosmer - 1B

0-for-3, 2 BB, R - .354

Romak - RF

2-for-3, 2 2B (21), 2 RBI, 2 R, BB, K - .288

Perez - C

1-for-5, RBI, K - .259

Walton - DH

0-for-4, BB, RBI, 3 K - .194

Norris - CF

1-for-4, 2 K - .246

Baumann - SP

5.0 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 4 K - 1.97

Cuevas - RP

4.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 1 K - 7.58

Basurto - RP

W (1-0), 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 5 K - 2.81





Low-A: Peoria 3, Burlington 1

L: Scott Kelley (0-2, 4.89)

The Burlington offense was inept Monday, collecting only three hits in a 3-1 loss to Peoria. Wil Myers, Gerard Hall and Rene Oriental were the only Bees to record hits. Nick Wooley pitched well, allowing one run on four hits in seven frames. Scott Kelley allowed a walk and a RBI single in the top of the eighth, only recording one out before being lifted for Ryan Dennick.

The Bees play their second game against Peoria Tuesday night.

Hall - 2B

1-for-3, BB, R - .232

Myers - DH

1-for-4, RBI, K - .293

Lewis - 1B

0-for-2, BB, K - .260

Testa - CF

0-for-3, K - .267

Oriental - RF

1-for-3, CS (4), K - .239

Bonilla - C

0-for-3, 2 K - .220

Cruz - 3B

0-for-3 - .226

Del Rosario - LF

0-for-2, BB, PO, CS (1) - .211

Wooley - SP

7.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 4 K - 6.93

Kelley - RP

L (0-2), 0.1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 0 K - 4.89

Dennick - RP

1.2 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 K - 4.94





Rookie: Idaho Falls 7, Orem 1

W: Michael Mariot (1-0, 2.45)

Idaho Falls collected 14 hits in a 7-1 victory over Orem. Jake Kuebler led the offense with three hits, while Cameron Monger had the Chukars' only extra-base hit, mashing his third double of the season. Yowill Espinal, Timothy Ferguson, Thomas Zebroski, and Dale Cornstubble each had multi-hit games for Idaho Falls. Michael Mariot pitched well and earned his first professional victory, allowing one run and three hits while fanning six in seven innings of work. Brian Peacock and Matt Morizio each pitched a scoreless inning to close out the game.

Idaho Falls continues its road trip on Tuesday when the club travels to face the Casper Ghosts.

Adams - CF

1-for-5, BB, 3 K - .200

Espinal - SS

2-for-5, RBI, BB, 2 K, PO, CS (1) - .323

Kuebler - 1B

3-for-5, 3 R, K, SB (2) - .355

Ferguson - LF

2-for-4, R, K - .292

Monger - RF

1-for-4, 2B (3), HBP, RBI, R, K, SB (2) - .438

Culver - 3B

1-for-4, RBI, 2 R, BB, K, 2 SB (2) - .208

Zebroski - 2B

2-for-5, 2 RBI - .400

Cornstubble - C

2-for-4, BB, RBI, K - .625

Mariot - SP

W (1-0), 7.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 6 K - 2.45

Peacock - RP

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

Morizio - RP

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





Rookie: Burlington 9, Bluefield 1

W: Leonel Santiago (2-0, 2.45)
HR: Luis Piterson (2)

Luis Piterson continued his torrid hitting pace, falling a triple short of the cycle as the Burlington Royals beat the Bluefield Orioles, 9-1. Piterson finished 3-for-3 on the day, while Alex Llanos and Gabe MacDougall both belted two doubles. Leonel Santiago threw six shutout innings, allowing just one hit and one walk while punching out six.

Burlington continues its series against Bluefield Tuesday.

Llanos - CF

2-for-4, 2 2B (4), 3 R, 2 K, SB (3) - .241

Piterson - 2B

3-for-3, HR (2), 2B (3), 3 RBI, 3 R, SB (3), HBP - .619

Stovall - 3B

1-for-2, 2B (3), 2 BB, 2 R, SB (4) - .350

MacDougall - LF

2-for-4, 2 2B (2), 3 RBI, R, K - .182

Baldwin - 1B

1-for-4, 2 RBI, K, 2 E (4) - .087

McClure - SS

0-for-4, 3 K - .217

Santiago - SP

W (2-0), 6.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 6 K - 2.45

Penny - RP

1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 0 K - 16.88

Keck - RP

2.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 2 K - 0.00





Rookie: AZL Royals 6, AZL Cubs 5

W: Dylan Lindsay (1-0, 0.00)
HR: Ysmelin Alcantara (1)

Danny Duffy made his return to competitive action, and the AZL Royals scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth, defeating the AZL Cubs, 6-5. Duffy had a short outing, allowing one run on two hits and one walk in 0.2 innings. The Royals used four pitchers after the left-hander, with Dylan Lindsay earning the victory for tossing a scoreless ninth. On offense, Jarrod Dyson had three hits, including a double, while Ysmelin Alcantara went 2-for-4, bashing his first home run of the year and driving in three runs. Jerico Blanco and Alexander Marquez also had multi-hit games for the Royals.

The AZL Royals face the AZL Reds Tuesday night.

Dyson - CF

3-for-5, 2B (1), RBI, K, Assist - .550

Cuthbert - 3B

1-for-4, R, 3 E (4) - .227

Moreno - 1B

1-for-4, R, K - .480

Alcantara - RF

2-for-4, HR (1), 3 RBI, 2 R, K - .250

Blanco - LF

2-for-4, R, K - .250

Marquez - C

2-for-3 - .500

Duffy - SP

0.2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K - 13.50

Yambati - RP

4.2 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 7 K - 0.93

Brown - RP

1.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 BB 1 K - 0.00

Rogers - RP

1.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K - 4.50

Lindsay - RP

W (1-0), 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 K - 0.00



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