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Diamonds in the Rough 4-18-17

A rough night for the affiliates, going 0-4 with late leads lost in multiple games. HR Roll Call: Peter O’Brien (2), Samir Duenez (2), Mauricio Ramos (2), Khalil Lee (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Nicky Lopez 4-5, R, 2-2b, RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Gerson Garabito 7 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 4-16-17

The Royals affiliates went 2-2 on Easter Sunday, with an extra inning win at High-A and a near no-hitter in Triple-A. HR Roll Call: Jorge Bonifacio (3), Ramon Torres (3), Zane Evans (1), Anderson Miller (1), Manny Olloque (3) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Chris DeVito 3-4, 2R, 2b, RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 4-9-17

The affiliates ended a rough weekend with just an Omaha win on Sunday in four games. HR Roll Call: Whit Merrifield (2), Jorge Bonifacio (1), Brandon Downes (1), Manny Olloque (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Manny Olloque 3-4, 3R, HR, 2-2b, RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Luke Farrell 5.1 IP, 5 H, 3 […]

Meibrys Viloria via Milb.com Jared Ravich

Predicting Minor League Breakout Performers

Before we know where players will be assigned, let’s take a quick look at who may be on the verge of a breakout based on their performances one season ago. Not really a breakout candidate after last year but I expect Storm Chaser’s Hunter Dozier to improve on his solid season at Triple-A. Look to a […]

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Prospecting the Royals, Tier 3 (Mining The Diamonds)

After checking out a few of the higher profile players in the system (here’s Part One and Part Two), now it’s time to review  a few others that need to fine tune some things to reach the bigs. These nine guys currently in the system have multiple tools to lean on, but either need to switch […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-25-16

The Burlington Royals took another step to the playoffs with a win while the organization’s affiliates went 3-3 on Thursday. HR Roll Call: Corey Toups (11), Mauricio Ramos (9), Mike Hill (9), Anderson Miller (6), Chris DeVito (9), Cristhian Vasquez (3) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Cristhian Vasquez 3-4, 3R, HR, RBI, BB […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-5-16

Three affiliates scored double digit runs while compiling a 4-3 record Tuesday. HR Roll Call Orlando Calixte (6), Mauricio Ramos (4), Anderson Miller (3) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Orlando Calixte 4-6 3R, 2-2b, HR, 2 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Matt Strahm 5.1 IP 5 H 2 R 0 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 6-19-16

The affiliates had their first winning day since June 1st, going 3-1 with a 10th inning win for Lexington. HR Roll Call: Orlando Calixte (4), Humberto Arteaga (2) BP KC Hitter of the Day Orlando Calixte 2-3, 2R, HR, 3b, 2BB, SB (15), 5 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day Gerson Garabito 6.2 IP, […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 6-10-16

The only Royals affiliate with a winning record currently is the Dominican squad at 3-1 while Omaha and Lexington continue to play abysmal baseball. HR Roll Call Brandon Downes (4), Jose Carabello (1) BP KC Hitter of the Day Alfredo Escalera 3-4 2b, R, RBI, CS (3) BP KC Pitcher of the Day Brian Flynn […]