Diamonds in the Rough 7-25-17

Royals affiliates went 3-4 on Tuesday despite a sweep at High-A. HR Roll Call: Frank Schwindel (17), Chase Vallot (12), Logan Gray (3), Cal Jones (2) BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Jake Kalish 5 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, 80p/50k, 7-1 GO-FO BPKC Hitter of the Day: Oliver Nunez […]

Brandon Maurer

Maurer Can Become Much More

The Royals made a pretty fascinating trade yesterday, bringing three pitchers into the fold for their stretch run to the playoffs. David Lesky has that full trade breakdown for you here, so make sure you familiarize yourselves with all the players involved. While Trevor Cahill is likely the biggest chip coming to Kansas City, there […]


Diamonds in the Rough 7-24-17

Reviewing the Trade – The Royals made a move on Monday, flipping a controllable and injured pitcher in Matt Strahm, struggling lefty Travis Wood and rookie league infielder Esteury Ruiz in exchange for Trevor Cahill, Brandon Maurer, and Ryan Buchter. Checkout what David Lesky wrote about it here. In my opinion, the loss of Strahm […]

Trevor Cahill

Royals Acquire Cahill, Maurer and Buchter for Strahm, Wood and Ruiz

The Royals were on the lookout for a starting pitcher and one or two bullpen arms to help round out their pitching staff at the trade deadline. They handled it all in one move, acquiring starting pitcher Trevor Cahill and relievers Brandon Maurer and Ryan Buchter from the Padres in exchange for Travis Wood, Matt […]


Whit’s World

The Royals have now won five in a row, just one off their season-best winning streak. The agony that filled the Kansas City baseball ether immediately following the All-Star Break has been replaced with euphoria. They’re losing! Sell! No. Wait… They’re winning! Buy! There have been so many new experiences as a Royals fan the […]


Diamonds in the Rough 7-23-17

A 3-4 day with late wins at Double-A and Triple-A for the Royals affiliates. HR Roll Call: Frank Schwindel (14), Dean Anna (5), Chris DeVito (19), Freddy Fermin (1), Seuly Matias (5) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Seuly Matias 3-5, 2R, HR, 5 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: A.J. Puckett 6 IP, 1 H, 1 […]

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