RC Organizational Report: June 13

The organization received strong efforts from all of its starting pitchers on Sunday. Omaha's Anthony Lerew and NW Arkansas' Mario Santiago both logged quality starts, and both picked up their fifth wins of the season. In Burlington, Bryan Paukovits had to settle for a no decision despite taking a no-hitter into the seventh inning. Click inside to read the report.

Editor's note: Wilmington's game against Winston-Salem was suspended in the fourth inning with the Blue Rocks leading, 6-0. The game will be resumed at some point this weekend when the Dash visit Frawley Stadium.

AAA: Omaha 2, Nashville 1

W: Anthony Lerew (5-3, 2.84)

Anthony Lerew pitched a gem, only allowing one run on three hits in seven innings as the O-Royals beat the Sounds, 2-1. Lerew did a good job keeping the hitters off balance, forcing 12 groundouts and striking out two batters. Greg Holland, John Parrish, and Josh Rupe no-hit Nashville over the final two innings, with Rupe earning his first save of the season.

At the plate, Kila Ka'aihue went 2-for-4, and Rick Ankiel smacked an RBI-double. Kurt Mertins drove in the other Omaha run with a two-out single, while Alex Gordon and Marc Maddox both collected singles and scored a run.

Omaha now departs on a 17-game road trip, thanks to the College World Series, which takes place at Rosenblatt Stadium. The O-Royals will kick off the journey with a four-game series against the Albuquerque Isotopes.

Irving Falu, SS

0-for-4 -- .297

Rick Ankiel, CF

1-for-3, 2B (1), RBI -- .231

Jordan Parraz, RF

0-for-1 -- .254

Alex Gordon, LF

1-for-4, R -- .359

Kila Ka'aihue, 1B

2-for-4, K -- .327

Kurt Mertins, 2B

1-for-3, RBI, E (5) -- .265

Jai Miller, DH

0-for-3, 2 K -- .230

David Lough, RF-CF

0-for-2, HBP, PO, CS (3) -- .275

Marc Maddox, 3B

1-for-3, R -- .246

Cody Clark, C

1-for-2, 2B (5) -- .192

Anthony Lerew, SP

W (5-3), 7.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 4 BB, 2 K -- 2.84

Greg Holland, RP

1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 0 K -- 5.13

John Parrish, RP

0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K -- 9.00

Josh Rupe, RP

S (1), 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K -- 0.87

AA: NW Arkansas 5, Tulsa 1

W: Mario Santiago (5-5, 2.33)
HR: Clint Robinson (8)

Clint Robinson clubbed a three-run homer, powering the Naturals past the Drillers, 5-1. Derrick Robinson and Johnny Giavotella both had three hits, and Anthony Seratelli went 2-for-4, smashing a double and scoring a run. Mike Moustakas walked and was hit by a pitch, but he finished 0-for-3 on the day and now has just three hits in his last 19 at bats.

Mario Santiago threw 6.2 innings, allowing one run on three hits while striking out one. Louis Coleman relieved Santiago and dominated for the final 2.1 innings, only allowing two hits while fanning six.

NW Arkansas, whose magic number is now down to five for the first half North Division title, plays the second game of their four-game series against the Drillers Tuesday night.

Derrick Robinson, CF

3-for-5, 2 R, K -- .297

Johnny Giavotella, 2B

3-for-5, R, K -- .272

Mike Moustakas, 3B

0-for-3, HBP, BB, 2 K, E (10) -- .339

Clint Robinson, 1B

2-for-5, HR (8), 3 RBI, R, K -- .276

Paulo Orlando, RF

0-for-4, RBI, SB (12), K, E (4) -- .299

Anthony Seratelli, LF

2-for-4, 2B (2), R -- .293

Ben Theriot, C

1-for-4 -- .286

Chris McConnell, SS

1-for-4, RBI -- .255

Mario Santiago, SP

W (5-5), 6.2 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K -- 2.33

Louis Coleman, RP

2.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 6 K -- 2.13

Low-A: Lansing 3, Burlington 2

L: Ryan Dennick (1-3, 5.54)
HR: Joey Lewis (6), Carlo Testa (5)

Bryan Paukovits took a no hitter into the seventh inning but walked away with a no-decision as the Bees lost to the Lugnuts, 3-2. The right-hander pitched seven innings, only allowing one run and one hit while punching out six batters. Ryan Dennick relieved Paukovits and was only able to record one out before walking two batters and being removed for Rodolfo Encarnacion. Encarnacion allowed both runs to cross home plate, and Burlington could not recover.

At the plate, Joey Lewis and Carlo Testa both went 2-for-4, each going yard for the Bees. The offense struggled, as Rene Oriental and Hilton Richardson were the only other Burlington hitters to reach base.

The Bees start a three-game series against the Peoria Chiefs Monday night.

Juan Graterol, 1B

0-for-4, E (3) -- .292

Joey Lewis, DH

2-for-4, HR (6), RBI, R -- .273

Carlo Testa, LF

2-for-4, HR (5), RBI, R, K -- .265

Rene Oriental, RF

1-for-3 -- .234

Fernando Cruz, 3B

0-for-3 -- .207

Jose Bonilla, C

0-for-3 -- .227

Hilton Richardson, CF

1-for-3, SB (20) -- .192

Bryan Paukovits, SP

7.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 6 K -- 3.08

Ryan Dennick, RP

L (1-3), 0 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 1 K -- 5.54

Rodolfo Encarnacion, RP

1.2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 0 K -- 4.35

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