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Balancing the Books on the ’13 Draft

The title of this article might seem odd, but as other blogs and this site have pointed out, scouting director Lonnie Goldberg has had some drafts that have hurt the Royals balance sheet and the farm system in the process. This isn’t all his fault, but fans don’t care and the money doesn’t hit the registers if […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 9-7-17 Texas League Playoffs

  Tulsa Drillers 11, NW Arkansas Naturals 7 – Series Tied 1-1 Game two turned in to a wild affair as the two Texas League combatants tried to keep hold the attention of fans during a hectic night of sport. The Royals starter who had started the season as their #1 prospect at the start […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 9/6/17 Texas League Playoffs

NW Arkansas Naturals 3, Tulsa Drillers 1 NW Arkansas leads series 1-0 Manager Vance Wilson wanted his team to build playoff momentum with the first game of the Texas League playoffs and they may have done just that behind excellent pitching. Starting Foster Griffin was outstanding, keeping even with the Dodgers #5 prospect, Mitchell White. The […]

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BPKC Minor League Player of the Year

This season was a test for many Royals minor league players, with many getting their first test at new levels, encountering struggles or dealing with injuries. One player’s challenge was to be left behind at the previous level that he had performed at the year prior. Some players may have taken this as a negative, but the […]

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The Academy: Royals Organization All-BP Team

With the Minor League season winding down, what better time to highlight some of the best players in the minor league ranks for the Royals organization this season? Starting Pitcher – Foster Griffin The Royals 2017 representative in the Future’s Game got off to an outstanding start in Wilmington and at NW Arkansas before slowing down […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 9-1-17

The Royals affiliates are winding down their season and Friday may have showed that with the teams combining to go 1-5. HR Roll Call Ramon Torres (6), Meibrys Viloria (8), Darrell Miller (5), Logan Gray (4), Travis Jones (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day Travis Jones 3-4 3R, 2-2b, HR, 2 RBI, BB, SB (17) BPKC […]