8/28/2014 2:27 P.M. ET
Royals Minor League report: Aug. 27
By / Kansas City Royals
NW Arkansas Naturals (27-37 second half, 52-83 overall)
Tulsa 7, NW Arkansas 3
LP: Luke Farrell (0-1 with NW Arkansas, 2-13 overall)
HR: Brian Fletcher (4 with NW Arkansas, 6 overall)
Northwest Arkansas dropped to 0-2 in the series as Tulsa took a 7-3 lead with five in the sixth. Luke Farrell (5.2 IP, 8 H, 6 ER, 2 BB, 5 SO) made his Double-A debut. The Naturals scored in the first, fourth and sixth, with Brian Fletcher driving in all three runs, including a homer in the fourth. Lane Adams was 3-for-5 with two runs.
Wilmington Blue Rocks (29-34 second half, 62-69 overall)
Potomac 3, Wilmington 0 (Game One - Seven Innings)
LP: Brooks Pounders (0-1 with Wilmington, 0-2 overall)
Potomac 3, Wilmington 0 (Game Two - Seven Innings)
LP: John Walter (5-3)
The Blue Rocks lost a pair of games by identical 3-0 scores as they were held to just three hits in 14.0 innings. Michael Antonio doubled and Bubba Starling posted a single in game one. Brooks Pounders (6.2 IP, 7 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 7 SO) took the loss. Ramon Torres had the lone hit in game two, a single in the third.
Lexington Legends (27-38 second half, 56-79 overall)
Lexington 4, West Virginia 3
WP: Niklas Stephenson (1-0 with Lexington, 4-3 overall)
SV: Tim Hill (8)
The Legends withstood a ninth-inning rally to win for the sixth time in seven games. Niklas Stephenson (5.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 2 SO) won in his first start with a full-season squad. Lexington scored three in the second. Dex Kjerstad drove in the first run and Alexis Rivera plated two.
Idaho Falls Chukars (14-16 second half, 34-34 overall)
Idaho Falls 3, Orem 1
WP: Jake Newberry (5-4)
SV: Sam Lewis (3)
The Chukars and Owlz moved to Idaho Falls, with the home team holding serve for a fifth straight game. Idaho Falls scored all three runs in the third. Kyle Zimmer posted a 1-2-3 first inning, with Jake Newberry (6.0 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 5 SO) picking up the win.
Burlington Royals (28-38)
Princeton 6, Burlington 2 (Completion of Suspended Game)
LP: Christian Flecha (2-3)
HR: Cristian Cano (1)
Princeton 4, Burlington 3 (Game Two - Seven Innings)
LP: Scott Blewett (1-2)
Burlington lost the completion of a suspended game and a seven-inning contest. Princeton pulled away late in game one, which has been suspended after four innings with a 2-2 tie. Cristian Cano was credited with a homer run that he hit on August 2. Josh Banuelos drove in two runs in the nightcap.
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