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Building a better bullpen

It seems especially futile to project any kind of Opening Day bullpen, even at this point. Not so much because it doesn’t matter. More because it seems like this is the Royals version of a revolving door. The group they break camp with for the opener on Thursday will most assuredly look different by the […]

Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough 5-29-17

A 2-1 Memorial Day for the affiliates with a day off at Double-A. HR Roll Call: Gabe Cancel (4) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Ramon Torres 2-4, 2b, 4 RBI  BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Jace Vines 6 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, 7-5 GO-FO, 98p/64k   Omaha Storm […]

Chris Young

The Royals’ Fifth Starter Problem

It’s never too early to look ahead to the offseason, at least not when your team is below .500 in mid-August. The Royals have lots of things to fix this winter: a popgun offense, a suddenly leaky bullpen, and a subpar rotation. I do think that some of the offensive problems will fix themselves; I […]

Diamonds

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 […]

Omar Infante

Royals Roster Coming Into Focus

One thing I like to do at the beginning of spring training is take a look at the whole spring roster and pick out my 25-man roster. It’s sort of like an NCAA tournament bracket, though, because slowly but surely the real thing begins to look very different than what I predicted. This year was […]