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Royals Minor League report: June 17

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Omaha Storm Chasers (41-31)

Omaha 13, Albuquerque 6
WP: John Lamb (4-5)
HR: Jesus Flores 2 (4, 5), Paulo Orlando (4), Brett Eibner (6), Danny Valencia (1), Jimmy Paredes (5)

The Storm Chasers tied a season high with six home runs, running their winning streak to seven. Jesus Flores recorded two home runs, four RBIs, four hits and three runs. Paulo Orlando was 4-for-4 with a two-run blast. Danny Valencia made his first rehab appearance, going 2-for-4 with a solo homer, a walk and two runs. Brett Eibner and Jimmy Paredes hit two-run homers, with Paredes recording four RBIs. John Lamb (5.2 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 4 SO) picked up the win.

NW Arkansas Naturals (1-0 second half, 26-45 overall)

Northwest Arkansas 3, Arkansas 2
WP: Ali Williams (2-0)
SV: Andrew Triggs (8)
HR: Lane Adams 5

Northwest Arkansas plated a pair in the eighth to win the second-half opener. A single by Micah Gibbs scored Angel Franco, tying the game at 2. Gibbs moved up twice on wild pitches, then scored on a single by Ethan Chapman. Lane Adams hit his third homer over the last two days, a solo shot in the third. Sam Selman (5.1 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 4 SO) carried a shutout into the sixth.

Wilmington Blue Rocks (33-35)

California All-Stars 3, Carolina All-Stars 2
LP: Justin Haley (Salem)
HR: None

A crowd of 6,385 at Wilmington's Frawley Stadium witnessed the annual battle of All-Stars from the California and Carolina circuits. Blue Rocks catcher Cam Gallagher was 1-for-2 with a single. Christian Binford struck out a pair while allowing a two-run homer in the fourth. Jonathan Dziedzic followed with a 1-2-3 fifth. Mark Peterson fanned two in a perfect ninth inning. The Blue Rocks return to action on Thursday at Myrtle Beach (Rangers).

Lexington Legends (29-41)

South Atlantic League South All-Stars 4, South Atlantic League North All-Stars 4
HR: None

The South Atlantic League All-Star Game at Hickory ended in a 4-4 tie after 10 innings. Lexington's Dominique Taylor earned MVP honors as he singled home two in the top of the 10th. Taylor was 2-for-3 for the South squad. Teammate Frank Schwindel was 0-for-2, reaching on a force out and stealing a base before scoring on Taylor's single. Lexington is at Delmarva (Orioles) on Thursday.

Idaho Falls Chukars (0-2)

Orem 12, Idaho Falls 3 (Game One - seven innings)
LP: Shane Halley (0-1)
HR: None

Orem 5, Idaho Falls 2 (Game Two - seven innings)
LP: Zach Lovvorn (0-1)
HR: None

The Chukars dropped a pair of seven-inning games at Melaleuca Field. Brandon Thomasson recorded two hits and all three RBIs in Game 1. He was Kansas City's ninth-round pick in this year's Draft. Bryan Brickhouse tossed three innings in his first appearance as he returns from a right elbow injury. Brickhouse was KC's third-round pick in 2011. Luis Valenzuela was 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run in Game 2.

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