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The Academy: Royals Organization All-BP Team

With the Minor League season winding down, what better time to highlight some of the best players in the minor league ranks for the Royals organization this season? Starting Pitcher – Foster Griffin The Royals 2017 representative in the Future’s Game got off to an outstanding start in Wilmington and at NW Arkansas before slowing down […]


Diamonds in the Rough 7-17-17

A 2-6 Monday for the Royals affiliates. HR Roll Call: Frank Schwindel (11), Cam Gallagher (5), Logan Moon (5), Wander Franco (3), Joe Dudek (6), Meibrys Viloria (6), Angelo Castellano (6), Yeison Melo (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Seuly Matias 2-5 R, 2b, 4 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Jake Junis 6 IP 4 […]


Diamonds in the Rough 4-6-17

The Royals affiliates started their season 1-2 with three games after Wilmington’s debut was rained out. HR Roll Call: Khalil Lee (1)       BP-KC Hitter of the Day: Khalil Lee 3-4 HR, 2R, RBI, BB, SB  BP-KC Pitcher of the Day: Zach Lovvorn 6 IP 1 H 1 R 1 ER 0 BB […]

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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 in the Rough – Season Ends in Midland

Midland RockHounds 4 NW Arkansas Naturals 1 Midland wins series 3-1  The Naturals season came to an end in the face of Texas League history Friday night. After a rain delay of over three hours Friday night the two teams got started after 10:00 pm with Midland in pursuit of a third straight Texas League […]


Diamonds in the Rough – Naturals Advance to Championship

NW Arkansas Naturals 3 Springfield Cardinals 2 F/10 NW wins series 3 -1 After three games of big offensive performances, the Naturals finished of the division series with some solid pitching. Starter Josh Staumont backed up his 12 strikeout performance last time out with another solid outing. The righty and the Cardinals starter each blanked […]