Diamonds in the Rough 6-8-16

Just two full season games on the docket with the Royals affiliates getting shutout in both of them.

HR Roll Call None

BP KC Hitter of the Day – Estery Ruiz 3-4 2R, BB 

BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Yender Caramo 5 IP 2 H 0 R 0 BB 2 K 5-5 GO-FO 48p/32k


Tulsa Drillers 1 NW Arkansas Naturals 0

Lefty Matt Strahm left after just two innings and one run allowed Wednesday during the Naturals 1-0 loss. If not for a 3rd inning double the Naturals may have been no hit for the second time this season. Dodgers righthander Trevor Oaks defeated NW Arkansas for the second time this season, working seven scoreless while allowing just that Gore double and walk of Corey Toups.

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Matt Strahm 2 IP 4 H 1 ER 0 BB 2 K 2-1 GO-FO 44p/27k
Ryan O’Hearn 0-3 3k
Corey Toups 0-3 BB


Lakewood BlueClaws 6 Lexington Legends 0

Starter Scott Blewett got knocked around in a rain shortened game in Lakewood to give the Legends their fifth loss in a row. The big righty gave up nine hits and six runs in just 3.1 innings to see his ERA fall to 5.09 on the season. The offense mounted just three hits in their five innings while being shutout for the third time in five games.

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Scott Blewett 3.1 IP 9 H 6 R 5 ER 0 BB 5 K 2-2 GO-FO 69p/46k
Travis Maezes 1-2 2b
DJ Burt 1-2


DSL Royals 7 DSL Marlins 0

The Dominican Royals won their second game in a row to start the season lead by three pitchers who allowed just three hits over nine innings.

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Seuly Matias 1-5 3K
Dennicher Carrasco 2-3 2b, R, BB
Sebastian Rivero 0-4 2 RBI



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