Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 19
Omaha Storm Chasers (65-65)
Memphis 7, Omaha 4
LP: Everett Teaford (4-5)
HR: Gorkys Hernandez (1 with Omaha, 5 overall)
Omaha dropped to 3-1 at Memphis. The Storm Chasers plated three in the first, including a leadoff home run by Gorkys Hernandez. Brian Fletcher and Max Ramirez added RBI hits in the inning. Memphis scored three runs over 5.0 innings against Yordano Ventura, then overtook Omaha with four in the sixth against Everett Teaford. John Lamb is scheduled to start tonight's series finale.
NW Arkansas Naturals (27-29 2nd half, 52-74 overall)
The entire Texas League was off on Monday. Northwest Arkansas is at Springfield (Cardinals) tonight.
Wilmington Blue Rocks (23-34 2nd half, 56-71 overall)
Potomac 5, Wilmington 3
LP: Sam Selman (10-9)
HR: Daniel Mateo (8)
Wilmington lost a fourth straight to Potomac and sixth in a row overall. The Nats scored four in the third off of Sam Selman (2.2 IP, 3 H, 4 ER, 5 BB, 2 SO). Daniel Mateo was 2-for-4 with a two-run homer. Ethan Chapman added three hits in four trips and Dennis Raben was 2-for-3 with a run scored.
Lexington Legends (32-25 2nd half, 65-60 overall)
Lexington 5, Greenville 1
WP: Miguel Almonte (5-8)
Lexington finished 3-2 at Greenville. Miguel Almonte held the Drive to a run on six hits and no walks over 5.0 innings. 2013 first-round pick Hunter Dozier was 3-for-4 with two doubles, two RBI and two runs scored. Fred Ford and Ramon Torres each added an RBI.
Idaho Falls Chukars (10-9 2nd half, 29-28 overall)
Great Falls 11, Idaho Falls 4
LP: Jake Junis (1-5)
The Chukars were swept in a three-game series at home. Great Falls scored seven runs (six earned) in 2.1 innings against Jake Junis. Daniel Rockett was 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored. Alexis Rivera added two hits and a run. Idaho Falls is off today, with a seven-game trip opening in Billings (Reds) on Wednesday.
Burlington Royals (26-31)
Kingsport 6, Burlington 5
LP: Torey Deshazier (2-1)
Burlington lost a back-and-forth game, dropping to 1-1 in the series. Kevin Kuntz was 3-for-3 with two runs. Alfredo Escalera posted two hits, two RBI, a run and a stolen base.
Surprise Royals (8-12 2nd half, 18-30 overall)
The Surprise Royals were off on Monday. They play the Mariners tonight in Peoria.