Aug 6, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals pitcher Danny Duffy (41) delivers a pitch against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports

Keeping It In House

This offseason, the Royals face plenty of big decisions in terms of trading some key players on the 25-man roster or attempting to re-sign free agents once on their roster. These decisions will surely lead to the front office examining their current Triple-A and Double-A rosters to decide who is worthy of major league consideration. […]

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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 […]