Sep 5, 2018; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago White Sox first baseman Matt Davidson (24) bats before a rain delay in the second inning against the Detroit Tigers at Guaranteed Rate Field. Mandatory Credit: Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports

Series Preview: Royals vs. Chicago White Sox, September 10-12

The Royals return to Kansas City for their penultimate homestand of the 2018 season and take on the Chicago White Sox in a three-game set. I thought the White Sox might surprise this season and finish decently. Instead, they’re significantly under .500 and while there’s tons of talent, there are still questions about them moving […]

Sep 3, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer (7) hits a single during the third inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Series Preview: Royals at Minnesota Twins, September 7-9

After getting some cold water thrown on them, the Royals travel back to Central time to take on the Minnesota Twins in a three-game weekend set between the Central Division rivals. As is always the case by September, we know quite a bit about Minnesota and about just how disappointing their season has been, with […]

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 […]

Daniel Lynch, LHP, Lexington Legends, Delivers5_filtered

Lexington Takes On Rome In First Round of Sally League Playoffs

Today, for the first time in twelve years, the Lexington Legends are playing postseason baseball. They face off against the Rome Braves (71-62 overall, 40-29 in the first half), the first-half champion of the Southern Division in the South Atlantic League. The Legends (76-60 overall, 39-29 in the second half) finished the year as the […]

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 […]

Aug 28, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor (12) reacts after scoring on a double by third baseman Jose Ramirez during the sixth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

Series Preview: Royals at Cleveland Indians, September 3-5

The Royals leave their best homestand of the season to travel to Cleveland to take on the best team in the division, the Indians, who have just added Josh Donaldson to ensure their postseason ends in heartbreak. As I mentioned when they played last week, the Indians lineup is good, but a bit top heavy. […]