RC Organizational Report: June 20

The Wilmington Blue Rocks were the system's only winner on Sunday, as the club denied the Winston-Salem Dash of an on-field celebration for the first half title -- the Dash had to wait until the Salem Red Sox lost later on Sunday. Elsewhere in the system, the Burlington Bees wrapped up their first half with a 15-5 loss to Cedar Rapids. Read the entire report inside.

AAA: Round Rock 8, Omaha 3

L: Bryan Bullington (3-1, 2.23)
HR: Jai Miller (7)

Bryan Bullington suffered his first loss as an O-Royal, serving up two home runs in Omaha's 8-3 defeat to the Round Rock Express. Bullington threw six innings and allowed four runs, two earned, on three hits while striking out four. Chris Hayes relieved the right-hander, allowing a run to score on a solo shot, and Barry Bowden pitched the final inning, allowing three runs on two hits.

On offense, Cody Clark went 2-for-3, while Jordan Parraz connected on a double. Jai Miller and Ed Lucas were the only other O-Royals to record a hit.

Omaha wraps up their series against the Express Monday night.

Falu - SS

0-for-4, E (15) -- .285

Lough - LF

0-for-4, RBI, K, CS (4)  -- .274

Thorman - 1B

0-for-4, K -- .249

Ka'aihue - DH

0-for-4 -- .323

Lucas - 2B

1-for-4, K -- .341

Miller - CF

1-for-3, HR (7), RBI, R -- .238

Parraz - RF

1-for-3, 2B (16), R, K -- .259

Maddox - 3B

0-for-3, R -- .254

Clark - C

2-for-3, RBI -- .219

Bullington - SP

L (3-1), 6.0 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 4 K -- 2.23

Hayes - RP

1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 0 K -- 4.35

Bowden - RP

1.0 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 0 K -- 27.00





AA: Springfield 7, NW Arkansas 6

L: Everett Teaford (6-3, 5.19)

The Naturals rallied back from a 7-0 deficit but fell just short as they lost 7-6 to the Cardinals. Nick Van Stratten went 2-for-4, smacking a double and driving in a run, while Mike Moustakas and Chris McConnell also had multi-hit games. Johnny Giavotella and Ernesto Mejia smashed doubles, with Mejia collecting two RBIs.

Everett Teaford was hit hard, allowing six runs on 10 hits in 3.1 innings of work. Rowdy Hardy relieved Teaford and threw 5.2 innings, allowing one run on three hits.

The first half champion Naturals continue their homestand on Monday when they welcome the Tulsa Drillers for a four-game series.

Orlando - CF

1-for-4, BB, R -- .297

Giavotella - 2B

1-for-5, 2B (15) -- .279

Moustakas - DH

2-for-5, RBI, R -- .348

Van Stratten - RF

2-for-4, 2B (12), RBI, BB, R -- .292

Mejia - 1B

1-for-4, 2B (11), 2 RBI, BB, R -- .262

Smith - LF

0-for-3, HBP -- .293

Seratelli - 3B

1-for-3, BB, RBI, R, K -- .292

Theriot - C

0-for-3, 2 K, E (1) -- .200

Robinson, C - PH

0-for-0, HBP; left game with injured hand -- .294

McConnell - SS

2-for-4, RBI, R, E (10) -- .253

Teaford - SP

L (6-3), 3.1 IP, 10 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 1 BB, 6 K -- 5.19

Hardy - RP

5.2 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 K -- 5.51





High-A: Wilmington 7, Winston-Salem 4

W: Ivor Hodgson (3-6, 5.27)

Ivor Hodgson turned in a strong start, allowing two runs on five hits in 7.1 innings, and the Blue Rocks defeated the Dash, 7-4. Hodgson struck out seven batters while walking none, and had twice as many groundouts as flyouts. Harold Mozingo followed the southpaw, allowing two runs in the final 1.2 innings while earning his first save of the season.

At the plate, Jamar Walton went 2-for-4 with a triple, while Nick Francis and Adrian Ortiz also contributed multi-hit games. Patrick Norris went 1-for-2 with two walks, and Eric Hosmer cracked a single and drew two walks.

The Blue Rocks get the next three days off for the All-Star game before facing the Salem Red Sox.

Ortiz - LF

2-for-3, BB, RBI, R -- .297

Francis - RF

2-for-5, 2 RBI -- .289

Hosmer - 1B

1-for-3, 2 BB, RBI, PO -- .356

Romak - 3B

0-for-5, 3 K -- .283

Perez - C

1-for-3, BB, R -- .260

Walton - DH

2-for-4, 3B (3), RBI, R, CS (2) -- .185

Navarro - SS

0-for-4, R, 2 K, E (11) -- .236

Garcia - 2B

0-for-2, 2 BB, R, K -- .191

Norris - CF

1-for-2, 2 BB, RBI, 2 R, SB (13) -- .229

Hodgson - SP

W (3-6), 7.1 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 7 K -- 5.27

Mozingo - RP

S (1), 1.2 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 1 K -- 4.87





Low-A: Cedar Rapids 15, Burlington 5

L: Sugar Ray Marimon (1-1, 13.50)
HR: Carlo Testa (6), J.D. Alfaro (1)

Sugar Ray Marimon was lit up Sunday, allowing 10 runs on nine hits while only recording two outs in the Bees' 15-5 loss to the Kernels. Nick Wooley followed him and struggled as well, giving up five runs and six hits in three innings of work. Scott Kelley and Sam Runion shut out Cedar Rapids to finish the game, but the damage had already been done.

On offense, Gerard Hall had three hits, including a double, while Carlo Testa and J.D. Alfaro each went yard for the Bees. Wil Myers went 1-for-2, drawing two walks, and Jose Bonilla collected a hit and an RBI.

Burlington has the next four days off for the All-Star break before traveling to Wisconsin to face the Timber Rattlers.

Hall - 2B

3-for-5, 2B (18), R, K -- .238

Alfaro - SS

1-for-5, HR (1), 2 RBI, R -- .138

Myers - DH

1-for-2, 2 BB, R -- .287

Lewis - 1B

0-for-4, E (10) -- .263

Testa - LF

1-for-4, HR (6), 2 RBI, R, K -- .262

Oriental - RF

0-for-3, BB, R, K, Assist -- .234

Cruz - 3B

1-for-3, BB -- .223

Bonilla - C

1-for-4, RBI, K -- .210

Richardson - CF

0-for-4, 3 K -- .189

Marimon - SP

L (1-1), 0.2 IP, 9 H, 10 R, 10 ER, 0 BB, 0 K -- 13.50

Wooley - RP

3.0 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 3 K -- 7.62

Kelley - RP

2.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 0 K -- 4.54

Runion - RP

2.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K -- 9.33




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