Meibrys Viloria

Prospecting the Royals, Process Reboot

When Dayton Moore accepted the offer to become the Royals general manager in June of 2006, he arrived knowing that the farm system, his specialty, was one of the most barren in the game. Despite years of picking in the Top 10 of the MLB draft, the Royals ranked just 23rd of the organizational rankings by Baseball America that […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 9-3-16

A 4-3 Saturday featured a huge blowout win by the Burlington Royals in game one of the Appy League playoffs. HR Roll Call Mike Hill (10), Chase Vallot (15), Emmanuel Rivera (3), Nathan Esposito (3) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Nathan Esposito 3-5 3R, HR, 7 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-22-16

Royals’ affiliates went just 1-5 on Monday. HR Roll Call – Chris DeVito (8), Gabriel Cancel (4) BP Kansas City Hitter of the Day – Chris DeVito: 2-3, HR, BB, 3 R, 2 RBI BP Kansas City Pitcher of the Day – Randy Acevedo: 6 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 5 K […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-18-16

A pair of doubleheader sweeps and a pair of 11th inning losses highlighted a 6-4 day for the Royals affiliates. HR Roll Call: Travis Maezes (14), Chase Vallot (13), Nicky Lopez (4), Dennicher Carrasco (7), Jose Caraballo (6) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Travis Maezes, 2 games: 4-7, 3R, 3-2b, HR, 4 RBI BP […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-8-16

A 3-5 record for the Royals affiliates on Monday after a pair of split doubleheaders. HR Roll Call Chase Vallot 2 (12), Nicky Lopez (3) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Kort Peterson 3-3 R, 3b BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Jake Junis 7 Ip 3 H 1 R 1 ER 0 […]

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Minor Happenings

Relief Corps Coming With the likelihood of losing Luke Hochevar this offseason combined by the possibility of trading Wade Davis the Royals will suddenly have spots open in their bullpen. With that knowledge who are the guys that could fill those spots as soon as next year? Well obviously they don’t have a closer in the minors […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-20-16

3-3 day for the affiliates on Wednesday. HR Roll Call: Balbino Fuenmayor 2 (6), Corey Toups (6), Chris DeVito (6)  BP KC Hitter of the Day – Balbino Fuenmayor 3-4, 2 HR, 3 RBI, 3 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Jon Dziedzic 5 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 5 K, […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-14-16

4-4 day for the affiliates HR Roll Call: Chase Vallot (10), Logan Nottebrok (2) BP KC Hitter of the Day – David Edwards 3-4, 2R,  3-2b, 3 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – A.J. Puckett 5 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 5 K, 6-2 GO-FO, 73/44   Salt Lake […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-13-16

A good day for the affiliates with solid pitching on most fronts and plenty of offense. The teams finished 6-1 with a late win in Arizona. HR Roll Call: Carlos Garcia (3), Roman Collins (4), Jonathan McCray (4), Chase Vallot (9), Seuly Matias 2 (3) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Seuly Matias 2-5, […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 6-14-16

2-3 night with a win in Wilmington and another in the Dominican. HR Roll Call Xavier Fernandez (3) BP KC Hitter of the Day Xavier Fernandez 3-4 HR  BP KC Pitcher of the Day Derek Gordon 3 IP 1 H 0 R 0 BB 5 K 2-0 GO-FO 39p/31k   Oklahoma City Dodgers 6 Omaha […]