The O-Royals split a doubleheader with Nashville winning game one 5-1, then getting shutdown in game two losing 3-1.
In each game, the Royals jumped on the board early. In game one, Brian Buchanan cleared the bases with a two out double. Brayan Pena drove in two runs in the bottom of the fifth after the Sounds scored their only run in the top of the fifth.
In game two, Mitch Maier homered in the bottom of the first to answer a three run start of O-Royals pitcher Tyler Lumsden. After the lead off home run, Sounds pitcher Lindsay Gulin struck out six and walked one the rest of the way out.