8/8/2013 2:52 P.M. ET
Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 7
By / Kansas City Royals
Omaha Storm Chasers (59-59)
Omaha was off after a 6-2 road trip to Tacoma and Salt Lake. They host Sacramento (Athletics) tonight.
NW Arkansas Naturals (22-24 2nd half, 47-69 overall)
Corpus Christi 4, NW Arkansas 2
LP: Andy Ferguson (2-5)
HR: Orlando Calixte (8)
Corpus Christi's Enrique Hernandez delivered a three-run, pinch-hit homer in the eighth, sending Northwest Arkansas to a second straight loss in Texas and fifth straight overall. Orlando Calixte broke up a scoreless game with a solo home run in the sixth. Lane Adams drew a bases-loaded walk later in the inning. Naturals starter Brooks Pounders worked 6.0 innings, limiting Corpus Christi to a solo homer in his final frame.
Wilmington Blue Rocks (18-26 2nd half, 51-63 overall)
Salem 6, Wilmington 3
LP: Cory Hall (0-1)
Wilmington dropped a matinee finale as the Sox rallied from a 3-2 deficit with three in the seventh and one in the eighth. Starter J.C. Sulbaran allowed two runs, three hits and four walks over 3.1 innings. Danny Mateo finished 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run. Yem Prades added two hits and an RBI. Jared Schlehuber added his team-leading 55th RBI. The Blue Rocks are at home tonight vs. Lynchburg (Braves).
Lexington Legends (28-18 2nd half, 61-53 overall)
Lexington 6, Asheville 5
WP: Daniel Stumpf (10-7)
SV: Mark Peterson (15)
HR: Jin-Ho Shin (2)
Lexington completed a three-game sweep thanks to Jin-Ho Shin, who hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the seventh. The Legends won all three games by one run. Daniel Stumpf worked 7.0 innings to earn his team-best 10th win. He allowed three runs (two earned) in the fifth.
Idaho Falls Chukars (4-4 2nd half, 23-23 overall)
Idaho Falls 5, Ogden 0
WP: Jake Junis (1-3)
Jake Junis fired 6.0 shutout innings as Idaho Falls completed a 4-2 home-and-home series against Ogden. Junis scattered three hits and four walks while striking out seven. Dominique Taylor was 3-for-4 with two runs. Alex Marquez added two hits, an RBI and two runs. The Chukars are at Grand Junction (Rockies) tonight.
Burlington Royals (21-25)
Danville 9, Burlington 2
LP: Andres Machado (0-6)
Burlington dropped to 2-2 in a home-and-home series. Andres Machado yielded two runs and seven hits without a walk over 4.0 innings. Desmond Henry and Mauricio Ramos had two hits apiece. Ramos is third in the league with a .331 average (43-for-130).
Surprise Royals (5-6 2nd half, 15-24 overall)
Surprise 8, Arizona Indians 2
WP: Carlos Herrera (3-0)
Surprise scored three in the first and rolled to a win at Goodyear. Edinson Rincon was 4-for-5 with four RBI and a run. Rincon, claimed off waivers from the Padres on June 6, is on a rehab assignment from Northwest Arkansas. Jecksson Flores and Marsalis Holloway scored three runs apiece. Starter Luis Rico limited the Tribe to an unearned run over 4.0 innings.
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