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Royals Minor League report: June 3

Omaha Storm Chasers (27-27)

Omaha 6, El Paso 2
WP: Yohan Pino (3-2)
SV: Louis Coleman (5)
HR: Casey Kotchman (3), Erik Kratz (3)

Omaha evened a road set at a game apiece. Casey Kotchman's two-run homer in the second gave Omaha a 2-1 lead. The Storm Chasers scored four in the third, including a three-run shot by Erik Kratz. The veteran catcher also doubled and has nine RBI over 11 rehab games. Yohan Pino scattered six hits, two runs and a walk with six strikeouts over 6.0 innings. Louis Coleman earned a 3.0 inning save.

NW Arkansas Naturals (31-19)

Corpus Christi 3, NW Arkansas 2
LP: Sam Selman (1-1)
HR: None

The Naturals lost a second straight at Corpus Christi. They scored once in the ninth, leaving the tying run on base. Lane Adams drove in the first run with a sac fly in the third. J.C. Sulbaran held the Hooks to a run on seven hits and a walk over 6.0 innings, striking out three. Northwest Arkansas will look to win a sixth-straight series finale tonight.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (29-23)

The Blue Rocks had Wednesday off after a nine-game homestand. They begin a four-game series tonight vs. Frederick (Orioles).

Lexington Legends (23-30)

Lexington 6, Rome 2
WP: Pedro Fernandez (4-0)
HR: None

Lexington scored six in the eighth to overtake Rome in the rubber game. Samir Duenez and Luis Villegas drove in two runs apiece. Alfredo Escalera added two hits and a run. Zach Lovvorn tossed 6.0 scoreless innings in a no decision.


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