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Royals Minor League report: April 20

Omaha Storm Chasers (9-8)

Omaha 7, Nashville 6 (10 innings)
WP: Casey Coleman (1-0)
HR: None

Johnny Giavotella dashed home on a wild pitch in the 10th as Omaha knotted the series at a game apiece. Giavotella was 3-for-4 plus two walks and two runs. He's batting .400 (14-for-35) with Omaha. Carlos Peguero added three hits, a walk and a run. Nashville scored all six runs on three homers, ending with no men left on base. Aaron Brooks (5.0 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO) made the start, with Chris Dwyer fanning two over 3.0 scoreless innings of relief. Dwyer made his first apperance since returning from a right calf strain. He is 18th on's list of Royals prospects.

NW Arkansas Naturals (4-12)

Easter Sunday was an off day for the Naturals. They host Springfield (Cardinals) on Monday.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (7-10)

Myrtle Beach 7, Wilmington 1
LP: Sean Manaea (0-2)
HR: None

Wilmington dropped to 0-3 in a four-game road set. The Pelicans plated four in the first and three in the second off of Sean Manaea (2.0 IP, 7 H, 7 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO). Matt Murray struck out two over 3.2 scoreless innings, lowering his ERA to 1.35 (2 ER in 13.1 IP). Zeb Sneed retired all seven batters he faced, including two strikeouts. Opponents are batting .069 (2-for-29) over his 9.1 scoreless innings. Bubba Starling, KC's number eight prospect according to, singled and later drove in a run on a sac fly.

Lexington Legends (8-9)

The Legends had an open date on Sunday. They start a road set tonight at Hickory (Rangers).


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