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Royals Minor League Report: May 26

Omaha Storm Chasers (24-26)

Omaha 6, Round Rock 5
WP: Spencer Patton (2-0)
HR: Justin Maxwell (1)

Justin Maxwell drove in a career-high five runs to lead Omaha past Round Rock. He hit a go-ahead three-run homer in the eighth, capping a three-hit day that included a two-run single in the first. Johnny Giavotella added two hits and two runs, while No. 15 prospect Christian Colon was 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run. Sugar Ray Marimon struck out five while scattering two runs, six hits and three walks over 5.0 innings.

NW Arkansas Naturals (18-31)

NW Arkansas 5, Corpus Christi 3
WP: Sam Selman (3-3)
SV: Andrew Triggs (3)
HR: Lane Adams (2)

The Naturals won a second straight to take the series vs. Corpus Christi. Sam Selman fanned four while yielding two runs, five hits and four walks over 5.1 innings. Five Naturals recorded an RBI. Juan Graterol posted three hits, an RBI and a run. Lane Adams doubled, homered and scored twice.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (25-24)

Frederick 6, Wilmington 3
LP: Sean Manaea (2-3)
HR: Cody Stubbs (3)

Wilmington finished the homestand at 6-2, losing the final game of both four-game sets. Frederick scored all six runs (five unearned) in the third off of Sean Manaea (5.0 IP, 7 H, 6 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO). Cam Gallagher was 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run. Bubba Starling singled, extending his hitting streak to 15 games (.316, 18-for-57). KC's seventh-ranked prospect has raised his season average from .149 to .200 over the stretch.

Lexington Legends (22-28)

Asheville 10, Lexington 3
LP: Cody Reed (0-5)
HR: None

Lexington dropped the opener of a brief three-game road trip. Asheville scored five in the first, two in the third and three in the sixth. Fred Ford was 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run. Frank Schwindel added two singles and a run.

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