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Expect to see more of Bender in Wilmington in 2018

As High-A Wilmington‘s 2017 season came to a close, they were in need of a starting pitcher. They called on right-hander Anthony Bender for a doubleheader start on the last Sunday of the regular season. The 20th round pick of … Continue reading

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Blue Rocks Vines talks about his 2017 season

The first full professional season for right-hander Jace Vines was a successful one. The 2016 fourth round KC Royals Draft pick out of Texas A&M started the season with Low-A Lexington, was named to the South Atlantic League All-Star team, … Continue reading

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Final weekly recap and awards

The KC Royals went 4-3 last week, but are 12.5 games back of Cleveland (who has won 12 in a row) in the American League Central. The Royals are also 2.5 games back of the second Wild Card spot, which … Continue reading

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Final regular season minors recap

Triple-A Omaha won their season finale, beating Iowa, 7-3. With two outs and nobody on base in the top of the first, the Storm Chasers scored four runs on four hits and a walk. Ruben Sosa capped the scoring with … Continue reading

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September 3rd Minors Recap

Triple-A Omaha beat Iowa, 7-5 in comeback fashion. The two teams finish their series on Monday afternoon. Down 5-3 heading into the bottom of the 8th inning, the Storm Chasers hit three home runs. They started off the inning with … Continue reading

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September 2nd Minors Recap

Triple-A Omaha lost to Iowa, 7-3. With the score tied at 1-1, the Cubs took the lead in the top of the seventh on a bases loaded walk (one of six walks by reliever Eric Stout over just 1.2 innings). … Continue reading

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September 1st Minors Recap

Triple-A Omaha lost their series opener against Iowa, 5-4. The Storm Chasers had a 4-1 lead heading into the sixth. The Cubs chased starter Jake Kalish in the sixth after a sac fly cut the Omaha lead to 4-2. Jake … Continue reading

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