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 […]

Paulo Orlando attempts to rob a home run.

The Value of Mediocre

Goals are a funny thing in baseball. I’ll always remember going on a local radio show in spring training of 2013 and being asked what would constitute a successful season for the Royals that year. My answer was a meaningful game in September. It wasn’t playoffs or a World Series or even a winning record. […]


Diamonds in the Rough 7-25-16

A 3-4 record for the affiliates after the AZL Royals were walked off on in the 12th inning Monday. HR Roll Call Hunter Dozier: 2 (21), Chris Devito (7), Michael Arroyo (2), David Edwards (6), Angelo Castellano (1) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Angelo Castellano 3-6, 2R, HR, 4 RBI BP KC Pitcher of […]


Diamonds In The Rough 7-24-16

Royals affiliates showed plenty of offense on the day, and went 4-3. The Dominican Summer League team had the day off. HR Roll Call: David Edwards (5), Nathan Esposito (1), Mike Hill (6), Ben Johnson (5), Travis Maezes (11), Meibrys Viloria (6) BPKC Hitter of the Day – Meibrys Viloria, 3-5, 2B, HR, 3 RBI […]


Diamonds in the Rough 7-23-16

A 5-3 day for the affiliates with outstanding starts at Triple-A and Double-A. HR Roll Call Alfredo Escalera (4), Xavier Fernandez (7), Marten Gasparini (7), Tanner Stanley (2), Emmanuel Rivera (2), Seuly Matias (6), Dusty Coleman (3) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Seuly Matias 2-4 2 R, HR, 3b, 3 RBI BP KC Pitcher […]

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