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)
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)
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.