Irving Falu

Minor League Free Agent Finding

Baseball America put out a list of minor league free agents on Tuesday and while most names aren’t likely to interest people, there are quite a few names with past links to the Royals. First the Royals free agents list is the following RHP: Pedro Fernandez (AAA), Luis Hernandez (R), Yimaury Pena (R), Jose Veras (Hi A), Kyle Zimmer(AAA) LHP: Sam Selman (AAA) C: Parker Morin (AAA), Luis Villegas (AAA) […]

Daniel Lynch, LHP, Lexington Legends, Delivers5_filtered

The Academy – Comparing Pitching Prospects

Heading into 2009, things were looking up for the Royals most thought. They had just come off a 75-87 record, the best since 2003’s fluky season and following an impressive 2008 draft haul, they were already seeing returns by prospect outlets, being rated as having the #11 farm system by Baseball America. Things don’t look […]

2008 Burlington Championship

The Academy – Comparing Champion Squads Ten Years Apart

On the arrival of Dayton Moore in 2006, the new general manager told fans and media alike that the Royals would build through the draft and the signing of international players. Adding talent to the minor league system would produce winning at the minor league level during what became known as “The Process” and that […]

Richard Lovelady

The Academy – Full Season Players of the Year

Presenting the third annual BPKC Minor League Players of the Year awards. These are the players who stirred the drink for their teams and are listed below with a few caveats. To qualify, a starting pitcher had to make 10 starts or spend half of the season with the club, while a position player needed to […]

Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough 9/2-9/3/18

The full season regular season came to a close over the Labor Day long weekend with the combined teams finishing with the four teams finishing a combined four games over .500 thanks to the Legends finishing 16 over by themselves. HR Roll Call: Paulo Orlando (11,12), Samir Duenez (10), Jecksson Flores (7), Alfredo Escalera 2 […]