Omaha relievers retired the final 15 batters of the game, putting the clamps on a 7-4 Royals win over the Nashville Sounds watched by 5,610 fans at Greer Stadium.
It was a tale of two games. The first half featured five lead changes as the two teams combined for eleven runs on twenty four hits.
The last lead change occurred in the top of the fifth when the Royals sent nine men to the plate to score four runs off Nashville starter Josh Butler (1-1).
In the second half of the game, neither team could manage a hit or a run.
Omaha pitcher Gaby Hernandez pitched three perfect innings in his first Triple-A relief appearance, striking out five to get the win.
Royals relievers Devon Lowery pitched a 1-2-3 eighth inning and Josh Rupe did the same in the ninth to pick up his sixth save of the year.
The Royals wrap up their four-game series with Nashville on Firday night at 7:05 CDT. Royals right-hander Philip Humber (4-6) will make the start against Sounds lefty Chris Waters (5-8).