Matt Strahm

Rotation Depth Bodes Well For Royals

While this has been a quiet offseason for the Royals, I feel good about the rotation headed into the 2017 season. This is no small feat, because as we chronicled plenty here last season, the rotation was a big reason the 2016 Royals missed the playoffs and limped home with a .500 record. That excitement […]

Matt Strahm

Prospecting the Royals in 2017

Breaking down the Royals prospects is definitely an inexact science. The development path of each player is different player to player as we saw in the late blooming careers of Danny Duffy, Whit Merrifield and Cheslor Cuthbert last season in Kansas City or the ascension of Matt Strahm into his bullpen role.  Still, every season […]

Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough 9-2-16

A 3-2 Friday despite five good starts by the Royals affiliate’s starting pitchers. HR Roll Call Angelo Castellano (2) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Mauricio Ramos 3-4 2R, 2b, 2 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Alec Mills 6 IP 3 H 0 R 0 ER 1 BB 9 K 6-1 […]

Wade Davis

Wake Me Up When September Begins

I’m not actually going to sleep all day or anything, but September has a chance to be a really fun month for the Royals. For one thing, you may have heard that they’re actually in the race, so rather than watching prospects prepare for the 2017 season, the final month is going to matter for […]

Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough 8-28-16

A 5-2 Sunday for the affiliates with big wins in Arkansas, Burlington and Arizona. HR Roll Call Jorge Bonifacio (18), Chase Vallot (14), Yeison Melo (5), Wander Franco (6), Joel Arias (1) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Joel Arias 3-4, HR, 2b, 2 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Andres Machado 6 […]

Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough 7-25-16

A 3-4 record for the affiliates after the AZL Royals were walked off on in the 12th inning Monday. HR Roll Call Hunter Dozier: 2 (21), Chris Devito (7), Michael Arroyo (2), David Edwards (6), Angelo Castellano (1) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Angelo Castellano 3-6, 2R, HR, 4 RBI BP KC Pitcher of […]