Royals Minor League report: June 9
Omaha Storm Chasers (30-30)
Colorado Springs 6, Omaha 3
LP: Brandon Finnegan (0-2 with Omaha, 0-3 in minors)
Omaha lost a home series for the first time since last July, finishing 1-3 vs. Colorado Springs. Danny Duffy pitched 4.0 solid innings his first rehab appearance as he returns from left biceps tendinitis. Duffy held the Sky Sox to a run, two hits and a walk with four strikeouts over 4.0 innings. Omaha carried a 3-1 lead into the seventh, when Colorado Springs scored five runs, all charged to Brandon Finnegan. Cheslor Cuthbert led the Storm Chasers with two hits.
NW Arkansas Naturals (32-24)
Tulsa 7, NW Arkansas 0 (Game One - Seven Innings)
LP: J.C. Sulbaran (4-4)
Tulsa 2, NW Arkansas 0 (Game Two - Seven Innings)
LP: Matt Murray (4-1)
The Naturals were blanked in both halves of a doubleheader. J.C. Sulbaran tossed 6.0 solid innings in game one, holding Tulsa to two unearned runs, four hits and three walks with five strikeouts. Parker Morin had two hits, including a triple. Matt Murray took his first loss of 2015 in game two, allowing two runs and hits over 5.0 innings. He fanned four and did not issue a walk. Hunter Dozier was 2-for-3 with a double in the nightcap.
Wilmington Blue Rocks (33-25)
Winston-Salem 4, Wilmington 3 (Game One - Seven Innings)
LP: Yender Caramo (3-4)
Winston-Salem 2, Wilmington 1 (Game Two - Seven Innings)
LP: Luis Rico (3-3)
The Blue Rocks had a six-game winning streak snapped as they were swept in a doubleheader at Winston-Salem. Wilmington held a 3-1 lead into the fifth inning of game one, with the Dash scoring three times. Mauricio Ramos doubled twice and scored two runs for the Blue Rocks. Carlos Garcia added two singles and two runs. Yender Caramo was charged with four runs on seven hits and a walk with two strikeouts over 4.1 innings. Luis Rico pitched all 6.0 innings in game two, allowing a pair of runs, six hits and three walks with a strikeout. Wilmington was held to five hits, all singles.
Lexington Legends (25-33)
Lakewood 3, Lexington 2
LP: Zach Lovvorn (4-5)
HR: Chase Vallot (3), Ryan O'Hearn (13)
Lexington dropped the opener vs. Lakewood, with all five runs scoring on four homers. Zach Lovvorn held the Blue Claws to a run and five hits with no walks and two strikeouts over 5.0 innings. Chase Vallot went deep in the eighth and Ryan O'Hearn hit his league-leading 13th homer in the ninth.