Nick Pratto

Influx of Talent Coming Soon to Royals Farm System

A couple of weeks ago Baseball America ranked the Royals farm system 29th out of the 30 major league teams. This should come as little shock to anyone considering the Royals lost their ’16 first pick to sign Ian Kennedy, then traded their second round pick A.J. Puckett for Melky Cabrera. The system has also seen Ashe Russell step […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-4-17

HR Roll Call Raul Mondesi (12), Cheslor Cuthbert (5), Michael Gigliotti (3)  BPKC Hitter of the Day Cheslor Cuthbert 2-4 HR, 2b BPKC Pitcher of the Day Christian Binford 6 IP 7 H 1 R 1 ER 2 BB 6 K 88p/59k 5-5 GO-FO Mondesi makes a slick backhand play Omaha Storm Chasers 4 Sacramento […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-20-17

The Royals affiliates went 3-4 on Thursday. HR Roll Call: Jorge Soler (15), Cheslor Cuthbert (2), Jonathan McCray (6), Dennicher Carrasco (6), Sebastian Rivero (3), Cal Jones (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Jorge Soler 2-4 2 HR 3 RBI How strong is Soler Power? Enough to untie a game. pic.twitter.com/Gx52xDIF7d — Omaha Storm Chasers […]

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Bring On The Kids

It’s time for a painful reckoning. Even discussing this is not fun. But yes, it is time to prepare ourselves to say goodbye to many of our favorite Royals. Sure, they’ll come back to Kansas City from time to time, wearing different colors, and some people will boo them while others give them ovations for […]

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Sizing Up Royals Spring Training Battles (BP Kansas City Episode 46)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/03/03/sizing-up-royals-spring-training-battles-bp-kansas-city-episode-46.mp3 This week, we looked at the first week of spring training and the early signs regarding some spring training position battles. There aren’t many, but second base has a trio (a quartet!?) of players who could see time there in 2017. We discuss Raul Mondesi, Christian Colon, Whit Merrifield, and – hey, it could […]