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Royals' Minor League Report: July 22

Royals' Minor League Report: July 22

Omaha Storm Chasers (60-42)

Round Rock 8, Omaha 7

LP: Brandon Sisk (3-2)
HR: None

Omaha let a 7-2 lead slip away as Round Rock scored five runs in the ninth and one in the 11th. Tony Abreu recorded three hits, two RBIs, two runs and a stolen base while boosting his average to .322 (122-for-379). Abreu is tied with Max Ramirez for the team lead with 60 RBIs. Anthony Seratelli added two hits, two RBIs and a run. Doug Davis scattered two runs (one earned) on four hits and three walks over six innings.

NW Arkansas Naturals (6-23 in second half, 43-56 overall)

Springfield 8, NW Arkansas 3
LP: Sugar Ray Marimon (1-3)
HR: Carlo Testa (12)

The Naturals dropped a third straight at Springfield. Marimon (five innings, four hits, four earned runs, two walks, four strikeouts) settled down after allowing the four runs on a pair of homers in the first. Springfield added four in the eighth off of Juan Gutierrez, including three on Greg Garcia's second homer of the game. Testa was involved in all three Northwest Arkansas runs. He finished 1-for-2 with two walks, a solo homer, two RBIs and two runs. Jason Kendall went 0-for-1 while catching three innings.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (15-15 in second half, 44-56 overall)

Wilmington 4, Salem 3
WP: Brooks Pounders (3-3 with Wilmington, 6-5 overall)
SV: Chase Boruff (four)
HR: Whit Merrifield (eight), Matt Fields (10)

Wilmington completed a three-game sweep at Salem. Merrifield led off the game with a home run. The Blue Rocks added three in the fourth, with two on a homer by Fields. Fields is batting .351 (13-for-37) over his last 10 games. Starter Pounders held Salem to two runs on four hits and four walks over 5 2/3 innings.

Kane County Cougars (16-13 in second half, 50-49 overall)

Kane County 6, Dayton 2
WP: Aaron Brooks (8-9)
SV: Jason Mitchell (three)
HR: Jorge Bonifacio two (nine, 10), Danny Mateo (eight)

Kane County scored four in the first en route to a 2-0 series lead. Bonifacio belted a three-run homer in the first and a solo shot in the fifth. Mateo hit his third homer of the series, a solo shot in the ninth. Brooks (seven innings, six hits, two earned runs, zero walks, six strikeouts) earned the win.

Idaho Falls Chukars (15-18)

Idaho Falls 8, Helena 7
WP: Zeb Sneed (1-0)
SV: Cory Hall (three)
HR: None

Idaho Falls finished with a 3-1 mark at Helena. Jin-Ho Shin posted three hits, two RBIs, a walk and a run. Ethan Chapman, Elier Hernandez and Jared Schlehuber added two hits apiece. Sneed (5 innings, six hits, four earned runs, two walks, four strikeous) notched his first professional win.

Burlington Royals (20-8)

Burlington 9, Greeneville 3
WP: Jake Junis (1-2)
SV: Patrick Conroy (one)
HR: Patrick Leonard (nine)

The B-Royals have won 10 in a row at home and six straight overall. Humberto Arteaga recorded three RBIs while finishing a home run shy of the cycle. Terrance Gore posted three hits, three runs and an RBI while Leonard hit his league-leading ninth home run. Junis (five innings, five hits, three runs, two earned runs) earned his first pro win and Conroy (four innings, two hits) recorded the save.

Surprise Royals (10-14)

Surprise was off on Sunday. They host the AZL Diamondbacks tonight.

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