4/18/2013 12:57 A.M. ET
Royals Minor League report: April 17
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Omaha Storm Chasers
Albuquerque at Omaha - Postponed
Omaha's scheduled contest vs. Albuquerque was postponed due to rain. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Wednesday, June 19, beginning at 12:05 p.m.
NW Arkansas Naturals
The Naturals traveled back to Springdale on Wednesday. They open a four-game set vs. Tulsa (Rockies) on Thursday.
Wilmington Blue Rocks
Wilmington 6, Carolina 2
WP: Spencer Patton (1-0)
Wilmington moved to 7-5 on the season with a three-game sweep of Carolina. Kenny Swab finished a home run shy of the cycle, going 3-for-4 with two RBI and two runs. Tim Ferguson added two hits and two RBI. Starter Aaron Brooks limited the Mudcats to a run on three hits and two walks over 5.0 innings. Spencer Patton (3.0 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 5 SO) picked up the relief win.
Augusta 4, Lexington 3 (14 innings)
LP: Mark Peterson (0-1)
A morning start in Augusta extended to the 14th inning before Lexington fell, 4-3. Starter Miguel Almonte scattered two runs on seven hits and a walk over 5.1 innings. Clayton Schulz followed with 2.2 scoreless frames and Cory Hall allowed a run over 5.0 innings. Jin-Ho Shin caught all 14 innings while going 3-for-5 at the plate with a walk and a run scored. Bubba Starling added two hits and a run.
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