Royals Minor League report: June 27
Omaha Storm Chasers (39-36)
Round Rock 5, Omaha 1
LP: Aaron Brooks (4-4)
Omaha dropped a second straight to Round Rock and fourth in a row overall. The Express scored four in the first against Aaron Brooks (5.0 IP, 8 H, 4 ER, 0 BB, 4 SO). The righty lost for the first time since May 8. Paulo Orlando doubled in the first, scoring Omaha's lone run on a single by Cheslor Cuthbert. Francisco Pena led the Storm Chasers with two hits. He's batting .298 in June (17-for-57).
NW Arkansas Naturals (1-4 Second Half, 41-34 Overall, First Half Division Champs)
NW Arkansas 2, Tulsa 1
WP: Aroni Nina (3-2)
Lane Adams' 11th-inning single scored Jorge Bonifacio as the Naturals walked off vs. Tulsa, snapping a five-game losing streak. Bonifacio recorded three hits, including two doubles. Kenny Diekroeger's seventh-inning single scored Hunter Dozier for the game's first run. Jonathan Dziedzic fanned six over 5.0 scoreless innings, scattering three hits. Luke Farrell added five K's over 3.0 shutout stanzas.
Wilmington Blue Rocks (2-0 Second Half, 40-32 Overall, First Half Division Champs)
Potomac at Wilmington - Postponed due to rain
Rain postponed Wilmington's finale vs. Potomac. The make-up date is to be determined. The Blue Rocks are at Frederick (Orioles) tonight.
Lexington Legends (2-0 second half, 33-39 overall)
Lexington at Savannah - Postponed due to rain
Lexington was postponed at Savannah. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Monday night, beginning at 5:30 Eastern. Today's contest is scheduled for 2:05.
Idaho Falls Chukars (3-7)
Grand Junction 6, Idaho Falls 3
LP: Todd Eaton (0-1)
HR: Pedro Gonzalez (1), Joshua Banuelos (1)
The Chukars fell behind early at Grand Junction. Pedro Gonzalez hit a solo homer in the second and Joshua Banuelos belted a two-run shot in the sixth. Brawlun Gomez posted three hits in four trips. Brandon Thomas fanned four over 3.0 scoreless innings.
Burlington Royals (1-3)
Burlington 4, Johnson City - Suspended in the second inning
Burlington scored four times in the second on Saturday before rain halted play. Colton Frabasilio singled home the first run. Riley King cleared the bases with a three-run triple. The game is scheduled to resume at 6:00 Eastern tonight, with a seven-inning game to follow.
Surprise Royals (4-2)
Surprise 16, Arizona Angels 5
WP: Felix Familia (1-0)
SV: Franco Terrero (1)
Surprise posted four multi-run innings, capped by a seven-run eighth. All nine starters had at least one hit and one run. Jonathan McCray had three hits, three RBI and two runs.