The Omaha Storm Chasers and Wilmington Blue Rocks both won on Sunday, each extending their division leads with the victories. Omaha defeated former Royals ace Zack Greinke and the Nashville Sounds, while the Blue Rocks won a slugfest over the Winston-Salem Dash. Kane County was off on Sunday, and the NW Arkansas Naturals were rained out for the third time in four days. Read our report inside.
April 25, 2011
Omaha split its doubleheader on Sunday, but the Wilmington Blue Rocks and Arizona Royals were the only other Kansas City affiliates to collect wins on the day. Wilmington outfielder Nick Francis hit two home runs and drove in six in the Blue Rocks' 10-4 win over Kinston. Click inside to read the day's entire minor league report.
July 26, 2010
The Royals affiliates in action on Wednesday played well, with three of the four earning thrilling late-inning victories. Wilmington's Nick Francis hit a go-ahead home run in the ninth, while Kila Ka'aihue's sac fly in the tenth put the O-Royals on top. The Chukars won in walk-off fashion, thanks to a game-winning single by Travis Jones. Click inside to read the entire report.
July 8, 2010
While Monday's minor league results were disappointing, Tuesday's were excellent for Royals fans. All three of the organization's affiliates that were in action on Tuesday won. The O-Royals' offense paved the way for the club's ninth win in its last 10 games, and John Lamb delivered another beautiful start as the Wilmington Blue Rocks prevailed over Kinston, 3-2. Click inside to read the report.
June 2, 2010
Every Monday, Royals Corner publishes our Hot List, ranking the ten hottest prospects in the Royals' minor league system. This week, Burlington outfielder Nick Francis takes top honors after hitting .464 with six extra base hits last week. Francis has been hot all season, breathing life into an otherwise struggling Bees' offense. Who else made the Hot List this week? Look inside to find out.
May 24, 2009