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Diamonds in the Rough – Weekend Edition

Another week in the books and it’s time to see who’s helping out down on the farm. Stock UP Bubba Starling – It’s no secret that Starling has struggled over the past couple of years, as the outfielder has hit just .188 since the start of last season. Much of those struggles have been from his […]

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It’s Never Too Early to Discuss the Draft, Austin Beck Edition

Early in the GMDM tenure, the Royals draft directors spotted high school prep position players to turn the languishing franchise around. The selections of Mike Moustakas and Eric Hosmer changed the fortunes of the team from the low minors all the way up to the biggest stage in the World Series. The Royals spent big on […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 5-18-17

The Blue Rocks had their game in Potomac suspended which lead to a 1-3 day for the Royals affiliates after a walk-off loss at Low-A HR Roll Call: None BPKC Hitter of the Day: Ruben Sosa 3-4, 2R, 2b, 3b, RBI, SB (4) BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Christian Binford 6 IP, 4 H, 0 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 5-17-17

The Royals affiliates won three out of four games with a split of a doubleheader at the Triple-A level. HR Roll Call Raul: Mondesi (4), Chris DeVito (12)  BPKC Hitter of the Day: Raul Mondesi 3-5, 3R, HR, 2-2b, 3 RBI, SB, BB BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Eric Skoglund 7 IP, 3 H, 2 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 5-16-17

2-1 day for the affiliates with a rainout at Triple-A HR Roll Call: Mauricio Ramos (5)  BPKC Hitter of the Day: Allen De San Miguel 3-4, R, 2b, 2 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Jake Newberry 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, 1-0 GO-FO, 23P/12K,  SV (6)   […]

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It’s Never Too Early to Discuss the Draft, Seth Romero Edition

The Royals and quite a few teams in the first round have an opportunity presented to them this season, a rare one that really has no precedent. What is that opportunity, you ask? Drafting Seth Romero and taking advantage of the situation the talented left-handed pitcher has put himself into. If you hadn’t heard, the Houston […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 5-15-17

Two wins and a loss for the affiliates after scoreless starts from both the High-A and Low-A starting pitchers. HR Roll Call: None BPKC Hitter of the Day: Elier Hernandez 3-4, 2-2b, 3 RBI  BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Scott Blewett 7 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 6 K, 9-6 GO-FO   […]

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Diamonds in the Rough: Stock Up and Weekend in Review

With another week in the books, it’s time to check in with those down on the farm who are seeing their stock trending up. Chris DeVito – The slugging first baseman has shown little signs of slowing things down after his promotion to High-A with hits in his first three games on arrival. After each draft the […]

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It’s Never Too Early to Discuss the Draft, Jeren Kendall vs. Adam Haseley Edition

The Royals don’t ignore any portion of the draft, but if there is a segment that they have invested less in than others would expect, it is the college positional player. Since Lonnie Goldberg has taken over the draft for the organization in 2011, the Royals have used just 13 of their 63 top 10 round picks on […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 5-11-17

Royals affiliates went 1-3 on Thursday with a couple of rough pitching performances at Double-A and High-A. HR Roll Call Raul Mondesi (2), Anderson Miller (5), Cody Jones (2), Meibrys Viloria (3), Gabe Cancel (5), Emmanuel Rivera (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Emmanuel Rivera 2-3 HR, 2 RBI, BB BPKC Pitcher of the Day: […]