RC Organizational Report: July 12

The Royals' organization had a rough day on Monday, as just two of the five clubs in action won their games. The Wilmington Blue Rocks were swept in a doubleheader, but the NW Arkansas Naturals and Burlington Royals both won their games. Click inside to read Monday's report.

Editor's Note: The Omaha Royals and AZL Royals were off on Monday.

AA: NW Arkansas 3, Corpus Christi 2

W: Chris Dwyer (2-0, 0.82)
HR: Jamie Romak 2 (3), Clint Robinson (18)

Chris Dwyer tossed six dominant innings in his second Double-A start, giving up one run on four hits while fanning eight in the Naturals' 3-2 victory over the Hooks. Chris Chavez pitched a scoreless frame in relief, and Brandon Sisk allowed an unearned run in the eighth before pitching a scoreless ninth to end the game. On offense, Jamie Romak mashed two home runs, hitting back-to-back home runs with Clint Robinson in the sixth. Ben Theriot and Johnny Giavotella both collected two hits, and Mike Moustakas went 1-for-5 in his return from the Futures game.

NW Arkansas will wrap up its series against Corpus Christi Tuesday.

Orlando - CF

1-for-4, CS (7), PO, HBP - .323

Giavotella - 2B

2-for-5 - .284

Moustakas - 3B

1-for-5 - .352

Robinson, C - 1B

1-for-3, HR (18), RBI, R, BB, K, E (11) - .318

Romak - 3B

2-for-4, 2 HR (3), 2 RBI, 2 R, K - .600

Smith - LF

0-for-3, BB - .283

Theriot - C

2-for-4, 2B (1) - .250

Dwyer - SP

W (2-0), 6.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 8 K - 0.82

Chavez - RP

1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K - 6.15

Sisk - RP

S (9), 2.0 IP, 0 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 2 K - 2.70





High-A: Myrtle Beach 4, Wilmington 2
Myrtle Beach 3, Wilmington 1


L: Ivor Hodgson (5-7, 4.60), Bryan Paukovits (1-2, 6.05)
HR: Christian Colon (1)

Wilmington was swept in its doubleheader Monday, losing 4-2 and 3-1 to Myrtle Beach. In the first game, Ivor Hodgson allowed three runs on four hits in four innings, and James Thompson allowed one run and one hit in three innings of relief. In the second game, Bryan Paukovits pitched 4.2 innings, allowing two runs on six hits while punching out seven batters. Brendan Lafferty followed Paukovits with 1.1 shutout innings, and Barry Bowden allowed a run to cross in the ninth. The Blue Rocks only mustered two extra base hits on offense, with Christian Colon hitting his first professional home run in the early game, and Rey Navarro hitting a double in the late game. Navarro and Adam Frost had multi-hit games in the second game, and Wil Myers had one hit and three walks over both games.

The Blue Rocks have Tuesday off before facing off against the Frederick Keys.

Dyson - CF

1-for-3, SB (5) - .348

Colon - SS

1-for-2, HR (1), RBI, R, BB, E (4) - .191

Myers - C

0-for-1, 2 BB - .415

Walton - DH

1-for-2, BB, CS (4) - .196

Stovall - 1B

1-for-3 - .429

Ortiz - LF

0-for-2, K - .305

Hodgson - SP

L (5-7), 4.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 4 BB, 0 K - 4.60

Thompson - RP

3.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K - 6.75



Dyson - CF

0-for-3, 3 K - .327

Navarro - SS

2-for-3, 2B (7), R, CS (3) - .231

Myers - DH

1-for-2, BB, K - .419

Francis - RF

0-for-3, 2 K - .252

Perez - C

1-for-3, RBI - .248

Stovall - 1B

0-for-3, K - .300

Frost - 3B

2-for-3, K - .259

Paukovits - SP

L (1-2), 4.2 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 7 K - 6.05

Lafferty - RP

1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K - 4.06

Bowden - RP

1.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 0 K - 2.08





Low-A: Wisconsin 15, Burlington 12

L: Sam Runion (2-2, 7.42)

The Bees wasted a five-run lead, allowing eight unanswered runs in a wild 15-12 loss to the Timber Rattlers. Rene Oriental went 3-for-4, cracking a double and driving in four runs, while Julio Aparicio and Deivy Batista also contributed doubles. Carlo Testa and Jose Bonilla both had multi-hit games, but Burlington was aided by six Wisconsin errors, allowing the Bees to score five unearned runs. Keaton Hayenga allowed six runs on nine hits in five innings, and Matt Mitchell allowed a run to score in the sixth. Rodolfo Encarnacion followed Mitchell and walked four straight batters before being removed for Sam Runion, who allowed the three inherited runners to score, plus four more of his own over the final two frames.

The Bees have an off-day Tuesday before squaring off against the Bowling Green Hot Rods.

Batista - 2B

1-for-4, 2B (10), 3 R, HBP, BB - .227

Testa - LF

2-for-5, 2 R, BB, K - .262

Lewis - 1B

1-for-4, 2 RBI, R, BB - .247

Oriental - RF

3-for-4, 2B (12), 4 RBI - .254

Cruz - 3B

1-for-5, R - .228

Bonilla - C

2-for-5, R, RBI - .214

Aparicio - DH

1-for-4, 2B (2), 2 R, BB, 2 K - .235

Richardson - CF

0-for-5, RBI, R, SB (25), K, E (7) - .185

Hayenga - SP

5.0 IP, 9 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 1 BB, 4 K - 8.50

Mitchell - RP

1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K - 5.02

Encarnacion - RP

0.0 IP, 0 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 4 BB, 0 K - 6.14

Runion - RP

L (2-2), 2.0 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 0 K - 7.42





Rookie: Ogden 8, Idaho Falls 3

L: Leondy Perez (2-2, 6.94)
HR: Malcom Culver (1)

Leondy Perez was hit hard, allowing five runs on four hits in 4.1 innings as the Chukars fell to the Raptors, 8-3. Chad Blauer allowed three runs on five hits in 1.2 innings of relief before Brian Peacock and Matt Morizio each tossed a scoreless frame to end the game. On offense, Reggie Taylor went 3-for-4 with a double and Jacob Kuebler went 2-for-4 with a double. Yowill Espinal also had two hits, while Malcom Culver went yard for his first home run of the season.

The Chukars have Tuesday off before kicking off a three-game series against the Billings Mustangs.

Ferguson - LF

0-for-3, BB, R, 3 K, E (1) - .282

Espinal - SS

2-for-4, R - .320

Kuebler - 1B

2-for-4, 2B (7), RBI, 2 K - .325

Watts - DH

0-for-4, K - .288

Beltre - CF

0-for-4, K - .238

Jones - C

0-for-3, BB, K, PB (4)  - .333

Culver - 3B

1-for-4, HR (1), RBI, R - .206

Taylor - RF

3-for-4, 2B (1) - .625

Figueroa - 2B

0-for-3, K - .308

Perez - SP

L (2-2), 4.1 IP, 4 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 3 K - 6.94

Blauer - RP

1.2 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 2 K - 5.73

Peacock - RP

1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K - 1.29

Morizio - RP

1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K - 0.79





Rookie: Burlington 4, Princeton 3 (F11)

W: Josh Worrell (1-1, 0.96)

Anthony Howard hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the eleventh, driving in Gabe MacDougall and giving the Burlington Royals a 4-3 victory over Princeton Rays. Howard finished with three hits on the day, and Derek Rodriguez went 4-for-5. Alex Llanos, Ryan Jenkins, and Alex McClure all had multi-hit games. Crawford Simmons allowed three runs on four hits over five innings before Robbie Penny, Cole Lohden and Josh Worrell combined to shutout the Rays over the final six innings.

Burlington has an off-day Tuesday before hitting the road to face the Greeneville Astros.

Llanos - CF

2-for-5, 3B (1), RBI, BB, K - .276

Piterson - 2B

0-for-6 - .329

Jenkins - C

2-for-5, R, BB, K - .300

MacDougall - LF

1-for-4, 2B (3), HBP, BB, R, K - .182

Baldwin - 1B

0-for-6, 5 K, E (7) - .090

Howard - RF

3-for-6, RBI, 2 K - .278

McClure - SS

2-for-4, RBI, R, HBP - .239

Rodriguez - DH

4-for-5, RBI, R - .260

Simmons - SP

5.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 5 K - 4.68

Penny - RP

2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K - 3.86

Lohden - RP

3.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 3 K - 1.93

Worrell - RP

W (1-1), 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 K - 0.96




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