AAA - Omaha: Memphis 6, O-Royals 5 (12/Sun.)
CF Maier 2-5, BB, HR (8), 2 RBI (36), RS -- .314
1B Shealy 2-4, BB, HR (14), 2 RBI (37), RS -- .292
RF Stodolka 2-4, BB -- .241
3B Matranga 1-5, HBP, RBI (28), 2 K -- .263
C B. Pena 1-6, RS -- .318
SS Sanchez 1-5, RS -- .200
LF Lubanski 1-5, 2B (13), 2 K, RS -- .231
Rosa 6 IP, 3 H, 2 BB, 6 K, WP -- 3.78 ERA, nice
Nunez IP, 2 ER, 4 H, HRA -- BS, 1, 6.75 ERA, rehab hits snag as he gets torched
Lowery 2 IP, ER, 2 H, 2 BB, K -- 2.04 ERA
Yabuta 2 IP, 2 H -- 4.11 ERA
Lumsden 1/3 IP, 3 ER, 3 H, HRA -- BS, 1, L, 3-10, 7.27 ERA, ugh
*** The Royals slunk into the all-star break on a sour note as they blew 3 leads in the loss to the Redbirds. Omaha was hitless into the 5th as Mitch Boggs and Carlos Rosa dueled. Omaha got to Boggs first as Mitch Maier cranked his 8th homer of the year in the 6th and Ryan Shealy hit a 2-out RBI single to make it 2-0 Royals. Leo Nunez came in for the 7th with the shutout intact and the game went into the 8th tied as Memphis scored 2 runs on a 2-run homer by 3B David Freese. Nunez stranded 2 but Shealy gave the lead back to the Royals in the 9th with a clutch solo homer for his 14th of the season. Devon Lowery came on for his second inning of work in the 9th and gave up a run on a walk and single before stranding 2 as the game went to extras. With 2 out in the Omaha 12th, Angel Sanchez singled, Chris Lubanski doubled, and Dave Matranga and Maier came through with RBI singles to make it 5-3 Omaha. Tyler Lumsden came on to try and finish it but gave up 2 singles, and then with 1 out, served up a 3-run walkoff homer to 1B Josh Phelps to end it. RP Mark Worrell got the win with an IP of 2 ER to move to 2-2. Boggs allowed 2 ER over 7 IP. Phelps was 3-6 with his 15th homer and 3 RBI with 2 RS and CF Shane Robinson also had 3 hits. Freese's homer was also his 15th of the season. Two other Redbirds had a 2-hit game.
Omaha is 45-52 and started the all-star break yesterday. Play resumes Friday.
AA - NW Arkansas: Naturals 6, Springfield 5 (Sun.)
2B Maddox 3-4, BB, 2B (17), RBI (20), RS, picked off, E (5) -- .286
DH Richardson 1-4, GS (8), 4 RBI (47), RS -- .294
1B Kaaihue 0-2, 2 BB, RBI (63), K, RS -- .309
CF Duarte 1-5, RS -- .256
B. Wood 5 2/3 IP, 3 R (1 ER), 7 H, BB, 6 K, WP -- W, 3-3, 4.95 ERA
Plummer 2 1/3 IP, ER, 2 H, 2 K -- 4.76 ERA
de la Vara 0 IP, ER, BB -- 8.10 ERA
Crist IP, H -- SV, 6, 3.97 ERA
*** A Juan Richardson grand slam in the 1st helped NWA build a lead that slipped some but held for a win in the series finale. Kila Kaaihue took a bases-loaded walk in the 1st and Richardson followed with his 8th homer of the year to touch 'em all for a grand slam to make it 5-0 Naturals before Cards starter Adam Ottavino got an out. The Cardinals got to Blake Wood for 2 runs on 3 hits and a Marc Maddox error in the 2nd. Maddox atoned with a 2-out RBI single in the 4th to make it 6-2, even though he was picked off directly after the hit. The Cards chipped away with a run in the 5th on a hit, Ed Lucas error and run scoring wild pitch to cut it to 6-3. The Cardinals added a run in the 8th off Jarod Plummer to cut it to 6-4. After Gilbert de la Vara walked the leadoff runner in the 9th, he was pulled for Kyle Crist, who gave up a run on a double but stranded 2 for his 6th save. Ottavino took the loss with 6 ER over 6 IP to fall to 1-5. Three Cards had a 2-hit game.
Naturals 2, Arkansas 1 (Mon.)
3B Richardson 3-4, 2B (21), HR (9), RBI (48), K, RS -- .300
CF Duarte 2-2, 2 BB, 2B (15), RS, picked off -- .261
1B Kaaihue 0-4 -- .304
SS Lisson 1-4, RBI (39), K -- .218
RF McFall 1-2, HBP, 2B (12) -- .244
Nicoll 4 IP, ER, 5 H, 4 K, HRA -- 2.84 ERA
de la Vara 4 IP, K -- W, 1-0, 5.06 ERA, very nice, 4 innings hitless relief
Hayes IP, 2 H, K -- SV, 6, 1.90 ERA
*** Richardson had the game-breaking hit again Monday as the Nats won their 3rd straight in the opener vs. the Travelers. Chris Nicoll gave up a leadoff homer in the 3rd and Arkansas took a 1-0 lead but Mario Lisson hit a 2-out RBI single in the bottom of the inning to tie the game. NWA stranded 2 in the 4th but Richardson hit a 1-out solo homer in the 6th for his 9th of the season to make it 2-1 Naturals. Chris Hayes allowed 2 2-out singles in the 9th but got a key strikeout to notch his 6th save. Arkansas SP Amalio Diaz took the loss with 2 ER over 6 2/3 IP to fall to 0-1. DH Brian Stavisky was 2-4 for Arkansas.
NWA is 13-10 and tied for first. Game 2 with Arkansas is tonight as John Bale gets his 1st rehab start vs. Arkansas' Anthony Ortega (8-6, 3.72). Rowdy Hardy will follow Bale. NWA is 9-12 versus Arkansas. Kila Kaaihue and Juan Richardson were named co-Texas League Players of the Week for July 7-13 as Kaaihue hit .474 in 5 games while Richardson hit .579. Each had a grand slam over the week. Leo Nunez will also rehab one game with NWA this week.
A-Adv. - Wilmington: Lynchburg 6, Blue Rocks 2 (Sun.)
SS McConnell 2-4, 2B (25), K, SB (20) -- .278
C Howell 1-4, RBI (33), K -- .254
CF D. Robinson 1-4, RBI (20), CS (9), OF assist at third -- .240
RF Dickerson 0-1, S, K -- .297, pulled in 4th with broken finger
1B Correll 1-4, K -- .294
LF Strait 0-3, BB -- .294
DH Mertins 1-4, K -- .305
2B Bianchi 1-3, BB, 2B (17), RS -- .232
3B J. Johnson 1-2, 2 BB, RS -- .271
Santiago 7 IP, 5 ER, 6 H, K, WP -- L, 7-6, 3.94 ERA
Barrera IP, ER, H, BB -- 2.83 ERA
Hartsock IP, H -- 3.98 ERA
*** A 3-run 7th spurred Lynchburg to the win. The Hillcats scored single runs off Mario Santiago in the 1st and 3rd and the Rocks were being 1-hit into the 5th. Jeff Howell singled home a run that inning to cut the lead in half but the Rocks stranded 2 and Santiago gave up the 7th-inning runs on 3 hits and a sac fly to make it 5-1. Derrick Robinson cut into it with an RBI single in the 7th but Henry Barrera allowed a triple and sac fly in the 8th to put it on ice for the Hillcats. Starter Brian Holliday pitched well with an ER allowed over 6 IP to improve to 4-8 and RP Moises Robles went 3 innings for his 6th save. SS Jose De Los Santos was 3-4 with a triple and 2 RS and LF Miles Durham had 2 hits for the Hillcats.
Blue Rocks 9, Lynchburg 3 (Mon.)
DH Bianchi 2-4, 2 2B (19), 3 RBI (39), RS -- .237
RF Strait 2-3, BB, HR (3), 2 RBI (8), K, 3 RS, SB -- .324
3B J. Johnson 1-4, BB, HR (3), RBI (27), RS -- .270
SS McConnell 1-5, K, E (23) -- .277
CF Dyson 1-4, RBI (16), RS, SB (29) -- .223
LF Bigler 0-4, RBI (8), K -- .181
1B Correll 1-3, BB, 2B (4), RS -- .297
2B Mertins 1-3, BB, K, 2 RS, 2 SB (18) -- .306
Kniginyzky 6 1/3 IP, 3 ER, 6 H, 3 BB, 6 K -- W, 5-7, 3.78 ERA
Haltiwanger 2 2/3 IP, H, 2 K -- 3.41 ERA
*** Six runs in the 6th and 7th helped the Rocks take down the Hillcats Monday. Lynchburg scratched out a run off Matt Kniginyzky in the 1st but Wilmington answered with 3 runs in the 1st on a leadoff homer by Josh Johnson (his 3rd) and a 2-run homer by Cody Strait (his 3rd as a Rock) to take a 3-1 lead. Two doubles plated a run to cut it to 3-2 in the 3rd but the lead held there and the Rocks stretched it out with 4 in the 6th on a 2-run Jeff Bianchi double and a 2-run Hillcats error. Kniginyzky and Haltiwanger gave up a run in the 7th but the Rocks put it away with 2 in the bottom of the frame on a Bianchi RBI double and Jarrod Dyson RBI groundout. Lynchburg SP Anthony Watson took the loss with 3 ER over 5 IP to fall to 5-9. 2B Angel Gonzalez and 3B Jim Negrych both had 2-hit games for the 'Cats.
Wilmington fell to 11-13. They lost the finale with Lynchburg today as Everett Teaford took the loss. Joe Dickerson's broken finger is expected to keep him out 2 weeks.
A - Burlington: Lansing 5, Bees 4 (Sun.)
Moustakas DNP (5 in a row)
CF Ortiz 3-5, RBI (29), K, OF assist at second -- .316
RF Van Stratten 2-4, 2 2B (4), RBI (8), K, E, OF assist at third -- .360
2B Giavotella 1-3, S, E (5) -- .330
1B Taylor 1-4, 2 K, RS, SB (31) -- .211
DH C. Robinson 0-4, 3 K -- .238
3B Martin 1-3, BB, 2 K, 2 RS -- .299
C Billick 1-3, S -- .412
* LF David Lough had an OF assist at second, giving each Bees OF an assist in the game.
Paulino 2/3 IP, 2 K -- 3.68 ERA, undisclosed injury
Raglione 4 1/3 IP, 3 ER, 6 H, BB, 3 K, HRA -- 7.36 ERA
Baldwin 3 IP, 2 ER, 2 H, 3 BB, K, HRA -- L, 1-2, 5.94 ERA
*** The Lugnuts rallied for 2 runs in the 7th that secured the win. The first 2 Bees runners reached but were stranded and Eduardo Paulino struck out the first 2 batters in the 1st before leaving with an undescribed injury. Nick Van Stratten got the scoring started in the 2nd with an RBI double but Lansing plated 2 runs in the 2nd on 4 hits. Van Stratten struck again in the 4th with another RBI double to tie the game but Raglione gave up a leadoff homer in the bottom of the inning to make it 3-2 Lugnuts. The Bees loaded the bases with no outs in the 5th but wasted the scoring opportunity. Adrian Ortiz tied it with an RBI single in the 7th but the longball killed again as Burke Baldwin served up a 2-run homer in the bottom of the 7th to make it 5-3. Jason Taylor singled, advanced on a balk, stole third and scored on a wild pitch in the 8th to cut the lead to 1 but he was the last Bee to reach base as RP Tim Collins got his 6th save with 2 innings of work. RP Joe Wice blew his 3rd save but got the win with an ER in an IP to move to 3-0. Starter Chi-Hung Cheng worked 6 innings of 2 ER. Three Lugnuts had 2-hit games and 3B Kevin Ahrens hit his 2nd homer. SS Justin Jackson hit his 6th.
Bees 4, Lansing 2 (Mon.)
Moustakas DNP (6 in a row)
LF Lough 2-4, HR (8), RBI (38), RS, SB (10) -- .269
3B Martin 2-4, 2B (11), K -- .305
RF Van Stratten 1-4, 2B (5), RBI (9), 2 K, RS -- .352
CF Ortiz 0-3, S, RBI (30), K, RS -- .314
1B Taylor 1-4, RBI (34), K -- .212
DH C. Robinson 0-4, 3 K -- .234, last 2 games, 0-8, 6 K
Duffy 4 IP, 2 ER, 7 H, BB, 5 K, 2 WP, pickoff -- 3.27 ERA
Abreu 4 IP, H, BB, 5 K, balk, E (2) -- W, 3-4, 4.38 ERA
Chavez IP, 2 H, 3 K -- SV, 4, 2.77 ERA
*** The Bees scored 4 unanswered runs and held Lansing scoreless after the 1st to take the series. Danny Duffy had a rough 1st with 2 runs allowed on 3 doubles and a wild pitch. Adrian Ortiz hit an RBI groundout in the 3rd to cut the lead in half and David Lough led off the Bees 4th with his 8th homer of the season to tie the game. Duffy didn't cruise at any point but also didn't give up any more runs and Juan Abreu was brought in with 1 on and 0 out in the 5th. He held the Lugnuts scoreless through 8 and the Bees moved ahead in the top of that inning as Nick Van Stratten hit a go-ahead RBI double and Jason Taylor singled home a run to make it 4-2. Chris Chavez stranded 2 in the 9th for his 4th save. RP Edgar Estanga took the loss with 3 IP of 2 runs (1 ER) to drop to 9-2. Starter Trystan Magnuson worked 5 innings of 2 ER allowed. SS Justin Jackson was 3-5 with a double, 2 K, a RS and his 12th SB. C Matt Liuzza was 2-3 with a walk, double and RBI.
The Bees are 14-11 and 3 games back. They had today off. Paulino was named the MWL Pitcher of the Week for July 7-13 with no runs allowed in 8 2/3 IP.
Rookie - Idaho Falls: Chukars 4, Missoula 2 (Sun.)
CF Norris 3-4, S, SF, RBI (4), RS -- .247
C McCauley 3-5, RS, PB (5) -- .250
DH Griffin 1-3, 2 BB, RBI (9) -- .216
LF Testa 1-5, RBI (5), RS -- .194
3B Jimenez 2-5 -- .290
1B Van De Keere 2-5, 2B (4) -- .258
RF Severino 2-4, BB, RS -- .220
SS Alfaro 0-5, HBP, K -- .304
* IF left 16 on base.
Casey 4 IP, 2 H, BB, 4 K, WP -- 1.95 ERA
Carver 2 IP, 2 ER, H, 2 BB, 3 K, HRA, WP -- W, 2-0, 10.13 ERA
Huber 3 IP, H, BB, 3 K -- SV, 2, 0.00 ERA
*** The Chukars had plenty of baserunners but few runs and still evened the series with Missoula. Patrick Norris singled and scored on an error in the 1st and Shawn Griffin took a 2-out bases-loaded walk in the 2nd to make it 2-0 Chukars. Bryan Casey held the Osprey in check and IF scored 2 in the 5th on a Carlo Testa RBI single and Norris sac fly to make it 4-0. Jesse Carver gave up a 2-run homer in the 6th but the Chukars would face the minimum thereafter as Tim Huber picked off 2 baserunners in his 3 innings of work to get his 2nd save. Starter Brett Reynolds took the loss with 4 1/3 IP of 4 runs (3 ER) to fall to 0-2. Four Osprey had a hit each and 1B Ryne White hit his 2nd homer.
Missoula 5, Chukars 3 (Mon.)
3B Jimenez 2-4, HR (2), RBI (10), RS, E (8) -- .299
SS Alfaro 1-4, RBI (20), K, 2 E (8) -- .301
2B A. Perez 1-4, RBI (16), K -- .239
CF Norris 0-4, K -- .237
RF Francis 1-4, K -- .319
LF Testa 1-3, BB, K, picked off -- .205
1B Espinosa 1-4, RS, 2 E (5) -- .157
Cota 5 IP, 2 UER, 3 H, 2 BB, K, E (3), pickoff -- 3.55 ERA
Saito IP, 2 ER, H, BB, 4 K, WP -- BS, 1, L, 0-2, 3.24 ERA
Sisk IP, 3 K -- 3.00 ERA
Thompson IP, ER, 2 H -- 1.64 ERA
*** Missoula took the lead in the 6th and held it to take the series. Six Chukar errors helped the Osprey's cause. Two errors in the 2nd led to Missoula's first run of the game but J.D. Alfaro and Alwin Perez hit RBI singles in the 3rd to give IF a 2-1 lead. Antonio Jimenez led off the 4th with his 2nd homer of the season for the Chukars to make it 3-1. Tito Espinosa made 2 key errors in the 4th to help the Osprey to another run to cut it to 3-2. Derrick Saito came in for the 6th and two third-strike mishaps -- a wild pitch and passed ball -- helped lead to a 2-out, 2-run double by 2B Rafael Hilario to give Missoula a 4-3 lead. James Thompson gave up a run in the 8th and IF didn't threaten in the 9th. RP Bryan Shaw picked up his 2nd save as starter Randy Rodriguez got the win with 6 IP of 3 ER to move to 1-3. 1B Ryne White was 2-4 with a K and 3 RS.
The Chukars are 10-17 and 9 games back. They had today off.
Rookie - Burlington: B-Royals 7, Danville 2 (Sun.)
DH D. Wood 2-5, 2B (4), 2 RBI (7), K, RS -- .306
2B J. Gutierrez 0-5, RBI (5), 2 K, RS -- .214
CF H. Richardson 0-3, 2 BB, 3 K, CS (4) -- .267
RF McFadden 2-4, 2 K, RS -- .194
3B Morales 2-5, 2 K -- .245
C Moctezuma 0-3, BB, 2 K, RS -- .204
RF-LF Olson 1-4, K, RS -- .083
Flanagan 5 IP, ER, 4 H, 2 BB, 5 K, HRA -- W, 1-1, 1.08 ERA, first pro win
Lehmann 2 IP, ER, 3 H, 4 K -- 4.79 ERA
Mieles and Baez 2 IP hitless relief
*** The Royals capitalized on 5 Danville errors to get their 6th win of the season. Julio Aparicio scored on an error in the 1st but John Flanagan gave up a homer in the 2nd to tie the game at 1. Flanagan would hold the line from there and Burlington moved ahead with 3 runs in the 5th on a 2-run Braves error and a David Wood RBI single to make it 4-1. Diego Cruz scored on a wild pitch in the 6th but Mike Lehmann gave up a run on 3 hits in the bottom of the 6th to cut it to 5-2. Wood hit an RBI double in the 7th and scored on an error to make it 7-2 and Ed Mieles and Manauris Baez took it from the 8th on to end it. Starter Randall Delgado took the loss with 4 2/3 IP of 4 unearned runs to fall to 1-3. 3B Jon Gilmore was 2-4 with 2 errors.
Princeton 9, B-Royals 6 (Mon.)
RF Caldwell 2-3, BB, HR, 2 RBI (6), RS -- .193, first pro roundtripper
CF H. Richardson 2-4, BB, 2B (3), 3B, RBI (7), 2 RS -- .277, seems much improved from last year's showing in AZL
2B A. Franco 1-5, RBI (8), K, RS, E (6) -- .187
LF Aparicio 1-4, BB, RBI (13), RS, SB (4) -- .205
1B D. Wood 1-4, BB, 2B (5), RBI (8), CS (3) -- .300
DH Morales 0-4, HBP, K -- .228
C Moctezuma 0-3, BB, K, PB (7), pickoff -- .192
3B F. Cruz 1-4, 2B (4), K, RS, CS (3) -- .179
Jorge 3 IP, 3 ER, 5 H, 2 BB, 2 K, WP -- 6.30 ERA
O.D. Gonzalez 2 2/3 IP, 5 R (3 ER), 7 H, 3 K -- L, 0-2, 10.97 ERA
Roq. Colon 1 1/3 IP, 3 H, BB, K -- 6.75 ERA
Bryant 2 IP, ER, 3 H, BB, 3 K -- 7.56 ERA
*** The Rays scored 8 runs in a 4-inning span to win the opener versus the Royals. Allen Caldwell went solo in the 2nd for his 1st professional home run but the Rays answered with 3 runs in the 3rd off Victor Jorge on 4 hits, a walk, wild pitch and sac fly. O.D. Gonzalez allowed a run on 2 hits in the 4th but Caldwell singled in a run in the 4th to cut it to 4-2. Gonzalez allowed another run in the 5th but the Royals tied the game in the bottom of the inning with 3 runs on a Hilton Richardson RBI double, Angel Franco RBI single and David Wood RBI double. Princeton regained the lead for good, tho, with 3 in the 6th off Gonzalez and Roque Colon. Richardson tripled and scored on a Julio Aparicio groundout in the 7th but the Royals wouldn't score again. The Rays got an insurance run off Carson Bryant in the 8th and RP Mike Jarman got his 2nd save for Princeton. RP Jason McEachern got the win with 1 2/3 IP of 1 ER allowed to move to 2-0. Starter Albert Suarez allowed 4 runs (3 ER) over 4 1/3 IP. Six Rays had multi-hit games as SS Diogenes Luis and 2B Elias Otero had 3 hit games and Otero drove in 3 runs. #1 overall pick Tim Beckham DH'd and was 2-5 with a double, 2 RBI, a K and 2 RS to move to .191.
Burlington is 6-21. The series continued with another Rays win tonight as Pernell Halliman took the loss. The Royals are 0-5 versus the Rays.
Rookie - AZL: Royals 4, Cubs 3 (Sun.)
C J. Bonilla 2-4, HR (3), 2 RBI (10), 2 RS -- .380
2B D. Batista 2-3, HBP, 3B, 2 RS -- .385
3B Nilsen 1-2, HBP, RBI (5), K, CS (2) -- .152
DH Matos 0-3, RBI -- .125, first pro RBI
CF Llanos 0-4 -- .180
RF Del Rosario 0-4, K -- .328
* LF Derek Rodriguez had an OF assist at second.
Liotta 2 IP, ER, H, BB, 4 K -- 3.00 ERA, rehab outing #2
Fortuna 4 IP, ER, 4 H, BB, 4 K, WP, HRA -- W, 2-0, 3.24 ERA
A. Bonilla 3 IP, ER, 4 H, BB, 2 K, HRA, balk -- SV, 1, 6.57 ERA
*** The Royals made the lead stick against the Cubs Sunday. Starter Ray Liotta allowed a walk and triple in the 2nd to spot the Cubs a 1-0 lead but the Royals answered with 2 in the 2nd on a bases loaded HBP by James Nilsen and an RBI fielder's choice by Mauricio Matos. Jose Bonilla cranked a 2-run homer in the 3rd for his 3rd of the season but Carlos Fortuna gave up a solo shot in the 4th to cut it to 4-2. The Royals caught a runner stealing home in the 5th and the 4-2 lead held into the 8th, when Ariel Bonilla, who had left the bases full in the 7th, gave up a solo homer to cut it to 4-3. The Cubs left the tying run at third in the 9th as Ariel got his 1st save for the Royals. P Dionis Nunez took the loss with 2 IP of 4 ER allowed to fall to 0-1. Starter Leon Johnson worked a perfect 1st and that was it. Cubs RF Nelson Perez was 2-4 with a triple, his 5th homer and 2 RBI with 2 K and a RS.
A's 10, Royals 0 (1-hitter/Mon.)
1B-3B Henriquez 1-3 -- .154
CF Llanos 0-3, BB -- .172
RF Del Rosario 0-2, K, CS (6), E (2) -- .317
3B D. Batista 0-2, E (2) -- .370
DH J. Bonilla 0-2, K -- .365
Fisher 2/3 IP, 2 ER, 2 BB, K, WP -- L, 0-1, 27.00 ERA, starting road back from injury
M. Peterson 2/3 IP, 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 2 K -- 5.40 ERA
D. De La Cruz 2 1/3 IP, 6 R (5 ER), 3 H, 3 BB, 2 K, 2 HRA, WP -- 2.95 ERA
J. Smith 3 1/3 IP, 2 H, BB -- 2.35 ERA
Feickert IP, BB -- 11.81 ERA
*** A 2nd inning single was the only hit of the game for the Royals. Brent Fisher made his 1st rehab start coming off arm surgery and was pulled with 2 on and 2 outs in the 1st. Matt Peterson came in to rehab, too, and gave up an RBI double and 2-run single before the inning came to an end. Peterson gave up another RBI double in the 2nd before getting pulled, and Deybi De La Cruz fared no better in giving up 6 runs in the 4th on a grand slam and 2-run homer. 22 of 25 Royals went down after the single in the 2nd. RP Pedro Vidal pitched 2 hitless innings for the win to move to 1-0. Starter Anvioris Ramirez worked 3 innings of a hit and 4 Ks. 1B Franklin Hernandez was 2-4 with a double, his 2nd homer and 3 RBI with 2 RS and LF Rashun Dixon had the grand slam for his 4th homer of the season.
The Royals are 11-9 after getting back on track today with a win over the Padres.
15 July 2008
AAA - Omaha: Memphis 6, O-Royals 5 (12/Sun.)