Royals Minor League report: June 8
Omaha Storm Chasers (30-29)
Omaha 14, Colorado Springs 2
WP: Yohan Pino (4-2)
HR: Cheslor Cuthbert (7), Dusty Coleman (3 with Omaha, 5 overall), Orlando Calixte (5)
Omaha scored seven in the second and cruised to a win, setting season highs in runs and hits (19). Eight players recorded multi-hit games, with Dusty Coleman's two-run double starting the scoring. He added a solo homer in the seventh. No. 15 Royals prospect Cheslor Cuthbert capped the second-inning scoring with a three-run blast. Whit Merrifield was 3-for-5 with a triple, a walk and three runs. Yohan Pino posted 6.0 shutout innings, yielding four hits and two walks with three K's.
NW Arkansas Naturals (32-22)
The Naturals had Monday off after a 600-plus mile trek back from San Antonio. They play two tonight vs. Tulsa, with game one scheduled to begin at 5:05 Central.
Wilmington Blue Rocks (33-23)
Wilmington at Winston-Salem - Postponed due to rain
Wilmington's winning streak still stands at six as rain postponed Monday's opener at Winston-Salem. Two games are on tap for tonight, beginning at 6:05 Eastern. Yender Caramo (3-3, 2.98) will start game one, with Luis Rico (3-2, 3.00) slated for the nightcap.
Lexington Legends (25-32)
The Legends had Monday off after a 4-3 trip to Georgia. They host Lakewood (Phillies) tonight.