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Royals Minor League Report: May 23

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Omaha Storm Chasers (22-25)

Omaha 3, Round Rock 2
WP: Aaron Brooks (4-1)
SV: Michael Mariot (2)
HR: None

Christian Colon's two-run single in the seventh lifted Omaha to a win over Round Rock. Colon is ranked 15th among Royals prospects by Paulo Orlando added two hits, including a triple. He's batting .367 (58-for-158). Omar Infante and Mike Moustakas were both 0-for-4. Infante made his first rehab appearance, while Moustakas played in his first game since being optioned. Aaron Brooks (7 IP, 7 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 5 SO) won a fourth straight start.

NW Arkansas Naturals (16-30)

San Antonio 12, NW Arkansas 0
LP: Jason Adam (0-5)
HR: None

The Naturals were swept by San Antonio, taking a fifth straight loss. Jason Adam struck out seven and did not allow a walk over four innings, though the Missions plated seven runs on 11 hits. Ninth-ranked Royals prospect Orlando Calixte recorded three of the five Northwest Arkansas hits. He added a stolen base and has hit safely in six straight games at a .391 clip (9-for-23).

Wilmington Blue Rocks (23-23)

Wilmington 3, Frederick 2 (10 innings)
WP: John Walter (3-0)
HR: None

Wilmington won in dramatic fashion, tying the game in the ninth and walking off in the 10th. Kenny Diekroeger's single scored Hunter Dozier for the walk-off. Terrance Gore delivered a double in the ninth, plating Cam Gallagher. Seventh-ranked Royals prospect Bubba Starling singled to extend his hitting streak to 12 games (.341, 15-for-44). No. 5 prospect Miguel Almonte (5 IP, 8 H, 2 ER) fanned seven without issuing a walk. Zeb Sneed tossed four hitless innings in relief, allowing one walk.

Lexington Legends (22-25)

Lexington 6, Savannah 5 (13 innings)
WP: Alex Black (1-0)
HR: None

Lexington walked off in 13 innings, thanks to 18th-ranked prospect Humberto Arteaga, who singled home Mauricio Ramos. Starter Luis Santos (6 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO) lowered his ERA to 1.76. The Legends built a 5-0 lead for Santos before the bullpen allowed five in the seventh. Ramos recorded three singles, a walk and two runs.

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