Royals Minor League report: April 19
Omaha Storm Chasers
Omaha 3, Albuquerque 2 (Game 1 -- seven innings)
WP: Donnie Joseph (1-0)
SV: Blaine Boyer (1)
HR: Anthony Seratelli (2)
Omaha 3, Albuquerque 2 (Game 2 -- seven innings
WP: Nate Adcock (2-0)
SV: Michael Mariot (3)
The Storm Chasers swept a doubleheader at home by identical 3-2 scores. Seratelli hit a two-run homer and Xavier Nady doubled in the winner in the opener. Adcock worked six innings in the nightcap.
NW Arkansas Naturals
Tulsa 5, NW Arkansas 4
LP: Sam Runion (0-1)
The Naturals lost a tough, 5-4, decision at home to Tulsa in the second of a four-game series. Starter Yordano Ventura allowed two runs on four hits with a walk and five strikeouts over four innings. Sam Runion was solved for a pair of runs in an inning of work to absorb the setback. Brett Eibner, who has caught fire of late, went 2-for-5 with a double. Eibner has hit safely in five straight at a .455 clip (10-for-22) after a rough 1-for-29 start.
Wilmington Blue Rocks
Wilmington was rained out at Winston-Salem. A doubleheader is scheduled for Saturday night.
Lexington 8, Greenville 0
WP: Colin Rodgers (1-0)
Lexington rode the arm of Rodgers, last year's third-round Draft pick, for an 8-0 win over Greenville. The 19-year old southpaw worked seven scoreless innings, allowing just two hits and a walk while fanning six. Fred Ford was 2-for-3 with a double. Cam Gallagher doubled home a pair, and Bubba Starling drove in a run with a double.