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.
The Kansas City Royals on Friday acquired corner infielder John Whittleman from the Texas Rangers for an undisclosed return. The 24-year-old was the Rangers' 2nd round selection in the 2005 draft.
With a couple prospects making their High-A debuts on Thursday night, the Bakersfield Blaze powered their way to a 10-7 victory over Modesto. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.
SURPRISE, Ariz. - Third baseman John Whittleman had a disappointing year at Double-A Frisco last season, so he worked hard to get into the best shape of his life over the offseason. Lone Star Dugout caught up with the 23-year-old prospect.