Diamonds in the Rough 7-28-16

A 6-2 day for the affiliates with a huge inning pacing the Appy league affiliate towards a win. HR Roll Call Tony Cruz (6), Ryan O’Hearn (16), Michael Arroyo (3), Khalil Lee (3), Dennicher Carrasco (4) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Michael Arroyo 3-4 3R, HR, 2-2b, 4 RBI BP KC Pitcher of […]

Mitch Moreland

RECAP: Rangers 3, Royals 2; Death by Home Run

Last weekend against the Rangers, Yordano Ventura was perfect through three innings before running into trouble and before a baseball ran into him. He was much better this time, going eight innings and giving up just three runs on four hits and just one walk. Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough as the Royals offense stayed mostly flaccid […]


Who Might Stay and Who Might Go Now? (BP Kansas City Episode 19) The Royals have not started the second half well. While the 2014 season saw them make a comeback with a similar record, the odds are against another trip to the playoffs. The sensible thing is to explore some trades and try to bolster the farm system. But we aren’t talking about trading anyone just […]


Diamonds in the Rough 7-27-16

A 5-1 day for the Royals affiliates with only a walkoff loss in the Pioneer league. HR Roll Call – None BP KC Hitter of the Day – Bubba Starling 2-5 2b, 3 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Matt Tenuta 6 IP 2 H 0 R 2 BB 9 K 5-3 GO-FO […]


Diamonds in the Rough 7-26-16

A rough day for the affiliates after going 2-5 despite a positive run differential due to five losses by one run. HR Roll Call Nicky Lopez (2) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Chris Devito 2-4 2R, 2-2b, RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Geoffrey Bramblett 5 IP 1 H 0 R […]

Corey Toups

Beating Expectations – Corey Toups Rising in Royals System

The Royals selected two players in the 2014 draft from Sam Houston State, a school with a little more than 20,000 enrollment about an hour north of Houston. The first name from that school to put his name on the map was Ryan O’Hearn after the first baseman slugged his way through the lower levels to a […]

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