Diamonds in the Rough 6-22-17

The minor league games ended Thursday with a 3-4 record for the Royals affiliates. HR Roll Call Cam Gallagher (4), Chase Vallot (8), Gabe Cancel (6), Marten Gasparini (6), Ricky Aracena (2), Michael Gigliotti 2 (1,2), Dennicher Carrasco (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day Gabe Cancel 3-4 2R, HR, 2-2b, 2 RBI BPKC Pitcher of […]


Diamonds in the Rough 6-20-17

The Royals affiliates went 2-2 on Tuesday, with losses in the Pioneer League and Triple-A. HR Roll Call: Amalani Fukofuka (3), Ricky Aracena (1), Darrell Miller (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Ricky Aracena 3-4, 4R, 3b, HR, RBI, BB, SB  BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Wilmer Jimenez 5 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 […]

Isaiah Smith

Royals 2017 MLB Draft Review: Rounds 21-40

As promised, we have the final 20 rounds of the 2017 MLB Draft analysis for the Royals right here for your reading pleasure. Check out previous draft analyses: Rounds 1-4 Rounds 5-10 Rounds 11-20 Interview with Lonnie Goldberg 21. Isaiah Smith OF 6’3 190 lbs Battle Ground HS Battle Ground, WA 6/19/99 This prep player […]

Sal Biasi

Kansas City Royals MLB Draft Review: Rounds 11-20

In reviewing this year’s Royals draft class, I’ve noticed some distinct differences over the last few draft classes. From top to bottom, you see a much more advanced group of hitters in terms of plate approach. From the first pick of Nick Pratto to the back of the draft with Reed Rohlman, this is a group with […]


Diamonds in the Rough 6-17-17

A 5-1 day for the Royals affiliates with the only loss coming in the Dominican. HR Roll Call Ryan O’Hearn (9), Corey Toups (5), Kort Peterson (2), John Brontsema (2), Rudy Martin (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day John Brontsema 4-4 5R, HR BPKC Pitcher of the Day Scott Blewett 6 IP 2 H 0 […]

Nick Pratto

Royals 2017 MLB Draft Review: Rounds 1-4

With a larger pool allotment this year, the Royals were able to add a deeper class over 2016 getting what I think is good value through round seven with Brewer Hicklen. As always, the character of the players chosen by the Royals speaks loudly, with each player chosen being classified as a high-quality individual. Despite […]