Royals Minor League Report: May 25
Omaha Storm Chasers (23-26)
Round Rock 4, Omaha 2
LP: Francisley Bueno (0-2)
HR: Mike Moustakas (1)
Omaha completed Sunday's suspended game this morning, with Round Rock plating a pair in the ninth. Mike Moustakas was 2-for-4 with a solo homer. Omar Infante added two hits and an RBI in a rehab appearance. John Lamb struck out five while scattering two runs, seven hits and two walks over four innings. Ramon Troncoso tossed three scoreless innings, allowing two hits.
NW Arkansas Naturals (17-31)
NW Arkansas 7, Corpus Christi 4
WP: J.C. Sulbaran (2-3)
SV: Malcom Culver (4)
HR: Cheslor Cuthbert (6), Juan Graterol (1), Micah Gibbs (1)
The Naturals used three homers to snap a six-game losing streak. Cheslor Cuthbert, ranked 19th among Royals prospects by MLB.com, started the scoring with a solo homer in the second. Juan Graterol hit a two-run shot in a four-run third and Micah Gibbs added a solo blast in the fourth. Ninth-ranked Royals prospect Orlando Calixte tripled and drove in a pair. J.C. Sulbaran (5.2 IP, 7 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO) picked up the win.
Wilmington Blue Rocks (25-23)
Wilmington 3, Frederick 1
WP: Kyle Bartsch (3-2)
SV: Mark Peterson (9)
Wilmington moved to 6-1 on the homestand. Christian Binford fanned eight while holding the Keys to a run, five hits and a walk over seven innings. The No. 11 Royals prospect has a 2.21 ERA and 64 strikeouts through 53 innings. Daniel Rockett delivered the go-ahead run with a triple in the eighth. Kenny Diekroeger had two hits and two RBIs. Bubba Starling singled and walked while extending his hitting streak to 14 games. He's ranked seventh among Royals prospects.
Lexington Legends (22-27)
Savannah 11, Lexington 6
LP: Luis Rico (2-5)
HR: Alfredo Escalera (3), Ramon Torres 2 (2, 3)
Lexington finished a four-game set at 1-3. Ramon Torres hit a pair of homers and drove in three. He's batting .462 (12-for-26) over his last six games. Alfredo Escalera posted two hits, including a solo homer. Dex Kjerstad made his professional debut, going 2-for-4 with two runs. The outfielder missed last season due to Tommy John surgery.