Royals Minor League report: May 25
Omaha Storm Chasers (22-23)
Omaha 8, Tacoma 5
WP: Brian Broderick (2-1)
SV: Michael Mariot (2)
HR: Dusty Coleman (2), Reymond Fuentes (3)
A five-run eighth lifted the Storm Chasers to a win in their first home games against Tacoma since 2012. Dusty Coleman's two-run homer tied the game at 5-5, with Reymond Fuentes belting a go-ahead two-run shot. Cheslor Cuthbert and Jose Martinez had three hits apiece. Brian Broderick tossed 2.2 scoreless stanzas for the win and Michael Mariot had a 1-2-3 ninth for the save. Alex Rios was 0-for-5 in the first game of his rehab assignment. Erik Kratz doubled home Omaha's first run, giving him four RBI through four rehab games.
NW Arkansas Naturals (29-13)
NW Arkansas at Tulsa - postponed due to rain
The Naturals and Drillers were postponed in Tulsa, one night after the same outcome in Springdale. No makeup date was announced. Northwest Arkansas hosts Corpus Christi (Astros) on Tuesday.
Wilmington Blue Rocks (25-18)
Wilmington 5, Carolina 1
WP: Ashton Goudeau (1-0 with Wilmington, 2-0 overall)
HR: Cam Gallagher (1)
A four-run seventh propelled Wilmington to a four-game sweep of Carolina. Cam Gallagher hit a go-ahead two-run homer, finishing the day 2-for-4. Robert Pehl added two hits and two runs. Cody Reed worked 5.0 innings, allowing four hits, including a solo homer. He fanned two and has a 1.44 ERA on the year (7 ER in 43.2 IP). Maple Woods Community College product Ashton Goudeau tossed 3.0 scoreless innings for his first High-A win.
Lexington Legends (19-25)
Kannapolis 6, Lexington 5
LP: Emilio Ogando (2-3)
HR: Ryan O'Hearn (12), Chase Vallot (2)
Lexington lost game one at Kannapolis on a walk-off single. Chase Vallot's solo homer tied the game at 5-5 in the ninth. Ryan O'Hearn went deep for a third straight day and fourth time in five games. He has four more homers than any other player in the league.