Royals Minor League Report: April 3
Omaha Storm Chasers (0-0)
Nashville at Omaha: Postponed
Opening Night at Werner Park was postponed due to inclement weather. A game is scheduled for Friday at 7:05 p.m., with Chris Dwyer on the mound for Omaha. The teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday, with the first contest scheduled for 2:05 p.m.
NW Arkansas Naturals (0-0)
NW Arkansas at Frisco: Postponed
The Naturals were postponed due to rain in Frisco. The score was tied at 2 when play was stopped in the third. A pair of seven-inning games are scheduled for Friday, with the first game slated for 4:05 p.m.
Wilmington Blue Rocks (1-0)
Wilmington 3, Winston-Salem 1
WP: Miguel Almonte (1-0)
SV: Mark Peterson (1)
Miguel Almonte and Hunter Dozier led Wilmington to an opening win at Winston-Salem. Almonte, who turned 21 on Friday, held the Dash scoreless on a hit and two walks over 5 2/3 innings. Dozier, the Royals' first-round pick in the 2013 First-Year Player Draft, was 2-for-4 with a double, two RBIs and a run scored. Almonte is ranked No. 6 on MLB.com's list of the Royals' Top 20 prospects, with Dozier ranked seventh.
Lexington Legends (0-0)
Lexington 2, West Virginia 1: Suspended due to rain
HR: Fred Ford (1)
Lexington led 2-1 when the season opener was suspended after two innings. The game will resume Friday at 5:05 p.m., with a seven-inning contest to follow. Fred Ford delivered a two-run homer in the second.