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Royals Minor League Report: July 10

Omaha Storm Chasers (48-40)

Iowa 5, Omaha 3
LP: Clayton Mortensen (5-7)
HR: Balbino Fuenmayor 2 (1, 2 with Omaha, 16, 17 overall)

Omaha Storm Chasers (48-40)

Iowa 5, Omaha 3
LP: Clayton Mortensen (5-7)
HR: Balbino Fuenmayor 2 (1, 2 with Omaha, 16, 17 overall)

Omaha's five-game winning streak was snapped as Iowa scored two in the 10th. Kris Medlen made his fifth rehab start, yielding three runs over 5.2 innings on three solo homers. He struck out seven and did not allow a walk. Futures Game selection Balbino Fuenmayor hit two home runs, his first at the Triple-A level. Christian Colon added an RBI single.

NW Arkansas Naturals (4-10 Second Half, 44-40 Overall)

Frisco 6, Northwest Arkansas 2 (Game One - Seven Innings)
LP: Cody Reed (1-1 with NW Arkansas, 6-6 overall)
HR: Bubba Starling (4 with NW Arkansas, 6 overall)

Frisco 5, Northwest Arkansas 0 (Game Two - Seven Innings)
LP: Christian Binford (2-4)
HR: None

The Naturals lost a pair of seven-inning games at home. Bubba Starling hit a solo homer in game one, with Jorge Bonifacio adding an RBI single. Frisco scored six runs (five earned) over 4.2 innings against Cody Reed. Malcom Culver (1.0 IP) and Sam Selman (1.1 IP) posted scoreless relief outings. Starling added a double in game two and Kyle Zimmer pitched a scoreless frame.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (8-6 Second Half, 46-38 Overall)

Lynchburg 6, Wilmington 5
LP: Alec Mills (6-5)
HR: None

Wilmington made a late rally before losing the opener at Lynchburg. Mauricio Ramos went 2-for-4 with a double, and RBI and two runs. Starter Alec Mills allowed three runs, five hits and two walks with three strikeouts over 4.1 innings. His ERA went up to 2.39, which is third-best in the league.

Lexington Legends (8-5 Second Half, 39-44 Overall)

Savannah at Lexington - postponed due to rain

Lexington 3, Savannah 0 (Game Two - Seven Innings)

Friday night's game between Savannah and Lexington was postponed due to field conditions following rain at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. The game will be made up tonight as part of a doubleheader, beginning at 5:35 Eastern.

Idaho Falls Chukars (7-16)

Missoula 8, Idaho Falls 3
LP: Dylan Sons (0-3)
HR: None

The Chukars continued their Montana tour, losing game one at Missoula. Eight players recorded at least one hit, with Joshua Banuelos going 2-for-4 plus an RBI and a run. Reliever Cruz Guevara fanned five over 3.0 scoreless innings.

Burlington Royals (10-8)

Bristol 9, Burlington 4
LP: Christian Flecha (0-1)
HR: Austin Bailey (2)

Burlington dropped the rubber game at Bristol. First-round pick Ashe Russell held the Pirates to a run and five hits over 3.0 innings. He has a 1.13 ERA through 8.0 innings (2 R, 1 ER). Austin Bailey recorded two hits, including a solo homer.

Surprise Royals (11-5)

The Surprise Royals had Friday night off. They will play the Arizona Brewers tonight at Maryvale Baseball Park.


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