Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough 6-20-17

The Royals affiliates went 2-2 on Tuesday, with losses in the Pioneer League and Triple-A. HR Roll Call: Amalani Fukofuka (3), Ricky Aracena (1), Darrell Miller (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Ricky Aracena 3-4, 4R, 3b, HR, RBI, BB, SB  BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Wilmer Jimenez 5 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 […]

Isaiah Smith

Royals 2017 MLB Draft Review: Rounds 21-40

As promised, we have the final 20 rounds of the 2017 MLB Draft analysis for the Royals right here for your reading pleasure. Check out previous draft analyses: Rounds 1-4 Rounds 5-10 Rounds 11-20 Interview with Lonnie Goldberg 21. Isaiah Smith OF 6’3 190 lbs Battle Ground HS Battle Ground, WA 6/19/99 This prep player […]

Sal Biasi

Kansas City Royals MLB Draft Review: Rounds 11-20

In reviewing this year’s Royals draft class, I’ve noticed some distinct differences over the last few draft classes. From top to bottom, you see a much more advanced group of hitters in terms of plate approach. From the first pick of Nick Pratto to the back of the draft with Reed Rohlman, this is a group with […]

USATSI_10115634_168381442_lowres

Road Warriors

A hallmark of this Royals team through the first couple months of the season was their inability to beat the lesser teams of the American League. Before they embarked on their West Coast road trip, the team held an 8-10 mark against teams with a sub-.500 record. That’s not particularly good, even with the small […]

Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough 6-17-17

A 5-1 day for the Royals affiliates with the only loss coming in the Dominican. HR Roll Call Ryan O’Hearn (9), Corey Toups (5), Kort Peterson (2), John Brontsema (2), Rudy Martin (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day John Brontsema 4-4 5R, HR BPKC Pitcher of the Day Scott Blewett 6 IP 2 H 0 […]

A.J. Puckett, Dayton Moore and Lonnie Goldberg

Interview: Lonnie Goldberg, Royals Director of Scouting, Talks With Clint Scoles

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/06/16/interview-lonnie-goldberg-royals-director-of-scouting-talks-with-clint-scoles.mp3 How about some bonus audio content? With the MLB Draft concluded, Clint Scoles tracked down Lonnie Goldberg, the Royals’ Director of Scouting, to talk about the 2017 draft, a few key players, some sleepers, and how these future Royals fit in within the rest of the farm system. It’s interesting insight into a bit […]

View Archive