Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 26
Omaha Storm Chasers (67-70)
Iowa 2, Omaha 1
LP: Justin Marks (6-13)
Omaha lost a low-scoring opener as Iowa's Yoanner Negrin tossed a complete game. Ben Broussard's single in the first scored Johnny Giavotella for the lone Omaha run. Broussard and Giavotella had two hits apiece. Justin Marks allowed two runs, eight hits and two walks over 6.0 innings.
NW Arkansas Naturals (31-32 2nd half, 56-77 overall)
Arkansas 9, NW Arkansas 5
LP: Jason Adam (8-11)
HR: Jorge Bonifacio (2 with NW Arkansas, 4 overall)
Northwest Arkansas lost the rubber game as Arkansas built an 8-2 lead with five in the third. Jason Adam allowed eight runs over 2.1 innings. He entered with a 4-0 mark over his previous five starts. Lane Adams tripled home Brett Eibner and Jorge Bonifacio in the first. Bonifacio hit a three-run homer in the seventh.
Wilmington Blue Rocks (26-38 2nd half, 59-75 overall)
Potomac 2, Wilmington 0
LP: Leonel Santiago (3-3)
Wilmington lost the rubber game and road finale at Potomac. Leonel Santiago pitched well in defeat, holding the Nats to one run, four hits and a walk over 7.0 innings. Jack Lopez led the Blue Rocks with two hits. Ethan Chapman and Tim Ferguson each added a double. Wilmington hosts Myrtle Beach (Rangers) tonight.
Lexington Legends (35-28 2nd half, 68-63 overall)
Monday was an off day for the Legends, who are at Augusta (Giants) tonight.
Idaho Falls Chukars (14-11 2nd half, 33-30 overall)
Idaho Falls 3, Great Falls 1
WP: Jake Junis (2-5)
SV: Corey Rhoney (4)
HR: Cody Stubbs (5)
Jake Junis tossed 7.0 strong innings to lead Idaho Falls to the road win. Junis fanned nine while holding the Voyagers to a run on three hits and two walks. Humberto Arteaga tied the game at 1-1 in the fifth with his team-leading 50th RBI. Carlos Garcia followed with a run-scoring single and Cody Stubbs added a homer in the eighth.
Burlington Royals (27-36)
Bristol 6, Burlington 4
LP: Javier Reynoso (0-2)
HR: Desmond Henry (2), Chris Sweeney (3)
Burlington lost a second straight at Bristol. Desmond Henry led off the sixth with a home run and Chris Sweeney followed with a game-tying two-run shot. Bristol plated a pair in the home half for the 6-4 final. Pedro Gonzalez led the Royals with three hits. Starter Torey Deshazier fanned seven while allowing four runs over 4.0 innings.
Surprise Royals (11-14 2nd half, 21-32 overall)
Arizona Mariners at Surprise - Cancelled due to rain
Rain cancelled the home finale for Surprise. The Royals have two road contests remaining: tonight in Peoria against the Padres and tomorrow at the Angels.