RC Organizational Report: June 28

Royals affiliates got some great pitching performances on Thursday. Wichita wasted Carlos Rosa's brilliant start in a doubleheader split, although Greg Atencio made up for it with a great start of his own. Harold Mozingo turned in a fine start for the Bees, and Rowdy Hardy won his tenth game of the season for the Blue Rocks. RC has all the details inside in today's minor league report.



AAA: Omaha 9, New Orleans 0

W: Scott Elarton (2-2, 4.18)
HR: Bill McCarthy (3)


PlayerABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKAVG
CF Mitch Maier322000120.286
C Matt Tupman402100200.291


PlayerIPHRERBBKHRERA
Scott Elarton (W, 2-2)6.02000104.18
Gabe DeHoyos1.00001104.97


The Omaha Royals shut out the New Orleans Zephyrs 9-0 on Thursday afternoon. Scott Elarton started for the O-Royals on a ‘rehab' start, and went six innings, allowing no runs and two hits. Multiple players had great days offensively, including Mitch Maier, who went 2-for-3 with two walks and an RBI.
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AA: Corpus Christi 7, Wichita 2 (7 innings)

L: D.J. Mattox (0-1, 19.29)

PlayerABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKAVG
DH Mike Stodolka312200010.279


PlayerIPHRERBBKHRERA
Carlos Rosa5.05003605.24


The Wichita Wranglers were stomped in game one of the twin split, 7-2. Carlos Rosa's superb outing was wasted when Dusty Hughes and newly acquired D.J. Mattox allowed a combined seven runs. Rosa went five innings, allowing no runs on five hits while striking out six. In the absence of Chris Lubanski, Mike Stodolka took the third spot in the batting order and responded with a 2-for-3 night.

Wichita 3, Corpus Christi 2

W: Greg Atencio (3-4, 3.86)

PlayerABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKAVG
SS Irving Falu312000000.249
DH Kila Kaaihue311100100.294


The Wichita Wranglers scored three runs in the first inning of game two, and that's all they would need to hold on for a 3-2 victory. Each team only scratched out four hits, and Irving Falu had two for the Wranglers. Greg Atencio provided an excellent start, going all seven innings while allowing only two runs. Luke Hochevar (3-6, 4.63) will be on the mound on Friday for the Wranglers.
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High A: Wilmington 5, Lynchburg 3

W: Rowdy Hardy (10-1, 1.51), S: Russell Haltiwanger (3)
HR: Kiel Thibault (2)


PlayerABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKAVG
CF Jose Duarte503100100.290
SS Josh Johnson311100110.227


PlayerIPHRERBBKHRERA
Rowdy Hardy (W, 10-1)6.01221601.51
Rayner Oliveros2.03000302.76


The Wilmington Blue Rocks slid by the Lynchburg Hillcats on Thursday, taking the game, 5-3. Rowdy Hardy had one of his worst starts of the year, as today's game was one of the few times all season he has allowed two runs. Hardy allowed only one hit and one walk, but hit four batters in his 10th win of the year. Hardy's 10 wins and 1.51 ERA both lead the Carolina League. Jose Duarte raised his average to .290 with a 3-for-5 effort.
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Low A: Burlington 4, Kane County 3

W: Harold Mozingo (7-6, 4.35), S: Chris Hayes (5)
HR: Michael Thompson (15)


PlayerABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKAVG
CF Joseph Dickerson412100100.289
DH Brady Everett412000100.296


PlayerIPHRERBBKHRERA
Harold Mozingo (W, 7-6)5.23221404.35


The Burlington Bees won their second in a row against Kane County with a 4-3 victory on Thursday. Starter Harold Mozingo went 5.2 innings and allowed two runs on three hits. Joe Dickerson, now owner of a six-game hitting streak, is batting .444 in his last 10 games. Brady Everett recorded his third straight 2-for-4 game, raising his average to .296. Eighteen-year-old righty Edward Cegarra (1-0, 4.11) will go on Friday to open up a series with Peoria.
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R-Adv: Orem 15, Idaho Falls 8

L: Chris Denton (0-1, 6.43)

PlayerABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKAVG
3B Devery Van De Keere513000101.366
1B Clint Robinson512100100.360
RF Nick Van Stratten222000020.273


One night after a big win, the Idaho Falls Chukars were on the other side of the score on Thursday, as the pitching staff got smacked around in a 15-8 loss to the Orem Owlz. Devery Van De Keere led the offense with three hits on the night, and Clint Robinson added two more for the Chukars. Nick Van Stratten was 2-for-2 on the night with two walks, and was hit by a pitch in his final at-bat to reach base for the fifth time in the game.
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The Burlington Royals game with Johnson City on Thursday was postponed due to rain. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on August 2.
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R: Rangers 9, Royals 6

L: Josh Santerre (1-1, 5.40)

PlayerABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKAVG
CF Hilton Richardson411010002.150
SS Lifete Jose412100110.300
DH Diego Cruz321000011.375
C Sean McCauley301100010.167


PlayerIPHRERBBKHRERA
Danny Duffy2.00001400.00


The AZL Royals fell to 1-5 on the season with a 9-6 loss to the Rangers. Third round pick Danny Duffy made his debut, and it was a great one. Duffy went two innings, allowed no hits and struck out four. Young shortstop Lifete Jose had two hits, and 12th round pick Sean McCauley was 1-for-3 with a double.


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