Diamonds in the Rough 7-20-17

The Royals affiliates went 3-4 on Thursday. HR Roll Call: Jorge Soler (15), Cheslor Cuthbert (2), Jonathan McCray (6), Dennicher Carrasco (6), Sebastian Rivero (3), Cal Jones (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Jorge Soler 2-4 2 HR 3 RBI How strong is Soler Power? Enough to untie a game. — Omaha Storm Chasers […]


Buy or Sell? (BP Kansas City Episode 65) The Royals have opened the second half in a pretty poor way, but they’re still a good week from jumping ahead of Cleveland. Still, with the way things go, should they sell? Should they buy? We look at the recent trade deadline deals to try to decipher what the Royals might expect if they […]


Diamonds in the Rough 7-18-17

The Royals affiliates were 4-3 with wins at both complex levels. HR Roll Call: Ryan O’Hearn (16), Logan Moon (6), Anderson Miller (9), Jon McCray (5) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Ryan O’Hearn 3-4 2R, HR, 2b, 2 RBI Postgame Audio from O’Hearn BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Yender Caramo 6 IP 4 H 1 […]

Jorge Soler

Soler Eclipsed

The Royals optioned Jorge Soler to AAA for the second time this season yesterday. That’s typically not a great sign for the player acquired in exchange for one of your better pitchers over the last three seasons. And while Soler hasn’t done himself any favors by hitting .154/.245/.275 with just two home runs in 102 […]


Diamonds in the Rough 7-17-17

A 2-6 Monday for the Royals affiliates. HR Roll Call: Frank Schwindel (11), Cam Gallagher (5), Logan Moon (5), Wander Franco (3), Joe Dudek (6), Meibrys Viloria (6), Angelo Castellano (6), Yeison Melo (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Seuly Matias 2-5 R, 2b, 4 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Jake Junis 6 IP 4 […]


Diamonds in the Rough: Weekend Recap

Peaking up – The Royals have praised right-handed pitcher Pedro Fernandez in the past and things seem to be going well of late in his new role at the back of the NW Arkansas Naturals bullpen. As a reliever, Fernandez is able to unleash his low to mid-90s fastball alongside his above average changeup and […]

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