Globe iconLogin iconRecap iconSearch iconTickets icon
news

MLB News

Eibner's power show propels Triple-A Omaha in rout

Royals' No. 23 prospect records his first three-homer game in the Minors
May 12, 2016

Through 29 games Brett Eibner had four home runs.On Thursday night, he nearly doubled that total.• Complete Royals prospects coverage at MLBPipeline.com/royalsThe Royals' No. 23 prospect treated the home crowd to a tremendous display of power as he went 3-for-5 with three homers and six RBIs in Triple-A Omaha's 15-5

Through 29 games Brett Eibner had four home runs.
On Thursday night, he nearly doubled that total.
Complete Royals prospects coverage at MLBPipeline.com/royals
The Royals' No. 23 prospect treated the home crowd to a tremendous display of power as he went 3-for-5 with three homers and six RBIs in Triple-A Omaha's 15-5 win over Memphis.

MILB Video - Title: Eibner smashes his third homer - Url: http://www.milb.com/r/video?content_id=689304283

Three homers mark a new career high for the 27-year old outfielder, but it's not as if Eibner is totally void of power.
Since the Royals selected him in the second round of the 2010 Draft, Eibner has six career multi-homer games.
The six RBIs came up a bit short of Eibner's career-high mark. The Royals prospect also drove in six once last year and in 2014, in another multi-homer game, Eibner went 5-for-5 with nine RBIs.

William Boor is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @wboor.