RC Organizational Report: July 16

The organization split its six games on Monday, with the B-Royals, Bees, and Wranglers all emerging victorious. In Burlington, shortstop Kyle Martin hit two home runs, including a grand slam, to lead the B-Royals to victory. RC recaps the rest of the day's action inside in today's minor league report.

AAA: Albuquerque 9, Omaha 8 (10 innings)

L: Jason Shiell (1-4, 5.11)
HR: Paul Phillips (1)

CF Mitch Maier522100010.305
1B Justin Huber321100110.259

Tyler Lumsden1.17763106.75
Ryan Braun2.01000401.26

Despite tying the game in the top of the ninth, the Omaha Royals lost in extra innings Monday night, 9-8. Justin Huber returned to the Omaha lineup with a splash, knocking in a run with an RBI double in the first inning. Mitch Maier reached base three times with two hits, including a double, and he raised his average to .305. For the second straight time out, Tyler Lumsden did not make it out of the second inning and allowed six earned runs.

AA: Wichita 11, Arkansas 7

W: Gilbert De la Vara (1-1, 6.48)
HR: Jeff Nettles 2 (3)

1B Mike Stodolka211000030.292
SS Irving Falu412000010.247

Gilbert de la Vara (W, 1-1)2.10001106.48
Gabe DeHoyos1.00000200.72

The Wichita Wranglers' offense exploded for 20 hits in an 11-7 victory over Arkansas. The Wranglers scored two in the seventh and six in the eighth, highlighted by Jeff Nettles' three-run blast, his second of the night. Mike Stodolka went 1-for-2 with three walks, pushing his on-base average above .400.

Low A: Myrtle Beach 5, Wilmington 3

W: Aaron Hartsock (6-3, 2.62)
HR: Jamar Walton (2)

2B Marc Maddox402000201.269
3B Mario Lisson402000100.256

Julio Pimentel (L, 6-4)4.010550212.84

The Wilmington Blue Rocks lost 5-3 in the series opener with Myrtle Beach on Monday. Julio Pimentel was roughed up, as he allowed 10 hits and five runs in four innings of work. Marc Maddox and Mario Lisson each had two hits, and those two players accounted for all three of Wilmington's RBI's.

Low A: Burlington 4, Great Lakes 3

W: Henry Barrera (1-0, 6.39), S: Jim Wladyka (2)

DH Brady Everett412100100.308
SS Jeff Bianchi312100110.226

Matthew Kniginyzky4.15000401.88
Aaron Hartsock1.03001102.58

The Burlington Bees won in a nail biter Monday with a 4-3 victory. In the bottom of the ninth, Aaron Hartsock loaded the bases before striking out Great Lakes third baseman Josh Bell for the first out. Jim Wladyka replaced him and struck out his first batter, then induced a groundball to end the game. Brady Everett continued his hot hitting in this game with a 2-for-4 effort. Jeff Bianchi has put together a four-game hitting streak, after a 2-for-3 night on Monday.

R-Adv: Missoula 9, Idaho Falls 6 (11 innings)

L: Greg Holland (3-1, 1.93)
HR: Anthony Seratelli (5), Manuel Juan 2 (3)

SS Manuel Juan522002201.235
DH Clint Robinson211000131.378

Greg Holland (L, 3-1)2.02331501.93

The Idaho Falls Chukars fell 9-6 in 11 innings on Monday night. Greg Holland gave up three runs in the top of the 11th to give Missoula a lead they would not give away. Manny Juan blasted two solo shots in his first two at-bats, giving him a total of three on the year. Clint Robinson went 1-for-2 with three walks and an RBI in the losing cause.

R-Adv: Burlington 12, Johnson City 8

W: Ted Gjeldum (3-0, 5.11)
HR: Kyle Martin 2 (3)

2B Alwin Perez422000011.296
CF David Lough211100200.533
SS Kyle Martin522002600.230

Alex Caldera2.04000005.27

The Burlington Royals won their sixth straight game with a 12-8 victory over Johnson City. Kyle Martin belted a grand slam in the first inning, then a two-run homer in the third to lead the B-Royals offense. David Lough went 1-for-2 with a double, but was removed from the game when the field conditions got bad, as they didn't want to take a chance given his recent hamstring injury. Patrick Norris reached base three times and stole his 14th base of the season.

The AZL Royals were off on Monday.

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