7/17/2013 12:14 P.M. ET
Royals Minor League report: July 16
By Kansas City Royals / MLB.com
Omaha Storm Chasers (44-53)
The Storm Chasers are off until tomorrow, when they visit Albuquerque (Dodgers). Pitcher Chris Dwyer will participate in the Triple-A All-Star Game, taking place tonight in Reno.
NW Arkansas Naturals (13-12 2nd half, 38-57 overall)
NW Arkansas 8, Tulsa 6
WP: Jason Adam (4-9)
SV: Zach Jackson (10)
HR: Orlando Calixte (6), Brian Fletcher (8), Matt Fields (25)
Northwest Arkansas is 2-1 at Tulsa, with three home runs in each game. Orlando Calixte's solo homer put the Naturals on top in the first. Brian Fletcher hit a three-run blast in the third, and Matt Fields capped the scoring with a solo shot in the ninth. Fields finished 3-for-4 and has homered in three straight days, extending his Texas League home run lead. Jason Adam (5 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 4 ER) picked up the win.
Wilmington Blue Rocks (14-10 2nd half, 47-47 overall)
The entire Carolina League enjoyed an off day on Tuesday. Wilmington starts a series tonight at Myrtle Beach (Rangers).
Lexington Legends (14-9 2nd half, 47-44 overall)
The Legends were off on Tuesday. They begin a seven-game road trip tonight at Rome (Braves).
Idaho Falls Chukars (11-14)
The Chukars were off on Tuesday. They host the Helena Brewers tonight.
Burlington Royals (11-10)
All Appalachian League teams were off on Tuesday. Burlington is at Bluefield (Blue Jays) tonight.
Surprise Royals (7-14)
All Arizona League teams were off on Tuesday. The Royals and Rangers play tonight in Surprise.
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