RC Organizational Report: May 20

The Wilmington Blue Rocks were the only team off on Sunday, and Royals affiliates were 1-2 on the day. The Burlington Bees were the organization's only winner, riding behind starting pitcher Jason Godin en route to his first professional victory. Alvi Morel chimed in with four RBIs and his second home run on the season. RC recaps the rest of the day's minor league action inside.



AAA: New Orleans 5, Omaha 4

L: Roberto Giron (0-2, 4.82)
HR: Jorge Padilla (3)


PlayerABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKAVG
CF Joey Gathright401000011.301
1B Billy Butler401100000.340
LF Mitch Maier411000012.274
C Matt Tupman201000120.278


The Royals lost the final game of a four-game set in New Orleans, dropping the series, three games to one. Billy Butler continued to hit, stroking a double in the first inning. Mike Aviles is in the midst of a 7-game hitting streak, and during that time he has hit .406. In the loss, 25-year old Matt Wright started the game and threw six scoreless innings while allowing four hits. Omaha returns home on Monday to face Oklahoma.
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AA: Arkansas 5, Wichita 3

L: Michael Connolly (2-1, 5.03)

PlayerABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKAVG
C Adam Donachie402200101.207

PlayerIPHRERBBKHRERA
Jarod Plummer2.02110313.27
Gabe DeHoyos2.02002100.89


Wichita fell to Tulsa on Sunday to split the four game set at two games apiece. After a cold start, catcher Adam Donachie has been swinging a better bat as of late, hitting .265 in his last 10 games. Reliever Gabe DeHoyos has not allowed a run now in his last six appearances, and has only allowed runs in one of his 12 appearances so far this season.
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The Wilmington Blue Rocks had the day off on Sunday. They return home on Monday sporting a 21-21 record, where they will begin a series against Potomac.
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Low A: Burlington 7, South Bend 1

W: Jason Godin (1-1, 2.10), S: Josh Cribb (1)
HR: Alvi Morel (2)


PlayerABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKAVG
LF Joseph Dickerson401000000.274
CF Alvi Morel413001400.230

PlayerIPHRERBBKHRERA
Jason Godin (W, 1-1)6.05111402.10
Josh Cribb (S, 1)3.01001304.45


After no wins last year, Jason Godin finally earned his first professional victory on Sunday, throwing a six inning gem in which he allowed only five hits and one run. Josh Cribb finished the game, going three innings while allowing only two baserunners, earning his first save. The 17-23 Bees square off against Great Lakes to begin a four game set on Monday.


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