6/13/2013 1:13 P.M. ET
Royals Minor League report: June 12
By Kansas City Royals / MLB.com
Omaha Storm Chasers (28-35)
Nashville 5, Omaha 4
LP: Justin Marks (1-6)
Omaha fell behind early at Nashville, losing a second straight to the Sounds. Marks walked the bases loaded in the second, which led to a four-run inning. He allowed five runs on four hits and five walks over five frames. Christian Colon posted three hits and two RBIs. Willy Taveras added three hits and a run. The Storm Chasers left 15 runners on base.
NW Arkansas Naturals (20-43)
Springfield 9, NW Arkansas 5
LP: Jason Adam (1-8)
Northwest Arkansas dropped the opener vs. Springfield. The Cardinals scored five runs (two earned) in five innings against Adam. Angel Franco recorded two hits and three RBIs, including a two-run triple in the eighth. Brett Eibner added two singles and a run. A doubleheader is scheduled for Thursday, with the first seven-inning game to start at 5:00 p.m. local time.
Wilmington Blue Rocks (32-34)
Wilmington 9, Salem 5
WP: Zimmer (1-6)
SV: Andrew Triggs (5)
Kyle Zimmer earned his first win in advanced Class A as Wilmington finished 1-2 at Salem. The 2012 first-round pick scattered two runs on six hits and two walks over six innings. Parker Morin was 4-for-5 with three RBIs and a run. Geulin Beltre and Lane Adams added three hits apiece. Cheslor Cuthbert finished with a double, two RBIs and three runs. He was promoted to Northwest Arkansas on Thursday morning.
Lexington Legends (33-31)
Rome 3, Lexington 2
LP: Alec Mills (2-3)
Lexington fell short in the rubber game vs. Rome. Starter Alec Mills (4 1/3 innings, two hits, two earned runs, one walk, five strikeouts) retired 12 of the first 13 batters, taking a shutout into the fifth. Humberto Arteaga and Fred Ford each drove in a run for Lexington. The Legends are at Asheville (Rockies) tonight.
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