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Diamonds in the Rough 7-8-17

Royals affiliates were 3-5 on Saturday. The news on Ashe Russell stepping away from the game came out via the KC Star on Friday from Rustin Dodd. On Saturday Russell’s agent made a brief statement via Ken Rosenthal to reiterate that it wasn’t a retirement and just a stepping away to clear his head. In […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-7-17

The Royals affiliates were 5-4 on Friday. HR Roll Call Raul Mondesi (10), Chris DeVito (18), Roman Collins (6), Khalil Lee (13), Emmanuel Rivera (8), Dennicher Carrasco (4), Jose Caraballo (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day Emmanuel Rivera 3-4 HR, 2-2b BPKC Pitcher of the Day Andre Davis 6 IP 1 H 2 R 0 ER […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-3-17

The Royals affiliates played four extra inning games in their 1-8 day Monday. J2 Signing Day Notes – A Royals official gave me a little information on the two Venezuelan signees for the July 2nd international signing period. Both players are right-handed hitters with average speed. The Royals scouts believe Jesus Reyes is a plus […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 6-23-17

A rough day of pitching for the Royals affiliates with pair of pitchers unable to finish off two innings and a few other less than stellar starts leading to a HR Roll Call None BPKC Hitter of the Day Cody Jones 4-4 R, 2-2b BPKC Pitcher of the Day Eric Stout 3.2 Ip 2 H 0 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 6-2-17

2-2 Friday night for the affiliates with a big offensive night at High-A. HR Roll Call Frank Schwindel (7), Chris DeVito (14), Brandon Downes (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day Chris DeVito 4-6 2R, 2b, 3b, HR, RBI  BPKC Pitcher of the Day Emilio Ogando 6 IP 5 H 2 R 2 ER 1 BB […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 5-31-17

Rough night for the affiliates, going 0-3 with all three starters getting worked over. HR Roll Call: Marten Gasparini (2), John Brontsema (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Marten Gasparini 2-4, 2R, HR, 3b, 2 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Tim Hill 3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 5-23-17

The Royals affiliates split the two games that finished, while Lexington and NW Arkansas were suspended. HR Roll Call: Tanner Stanley (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Chris DeVito 2-4, 2-2b, RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Cristian Castillo 6 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, 3-7 GO-FO, 76p/48k Wilmington Blue […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 5-17-17

The Royals affiliates won three out of four games with a split of a doubleheader at the Triple-A level. HR Roll Call Raul: Mondesi (4), Chris DeVito (12)  BPKC Hitter of the Day: Raul Mondesi 3-5, 3R, HR, 2-2b, 3 RBI, SB, BB BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Eric Skoglund 7 IP, 3 H, 2 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough: Stock Up and Weekend in Review

With another week in the books, it’s time to check in with those down on the farm who are seeing their stock trending up. Chris DeVito – The slugging first baseman has shown little signs of slowing things down after his promotion to High-A with hits in his first three games on arrival. After each draft the […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 5-6-17

Solid day for the affiliates with three wins. HR Roll Call Ramon Torres (4), Mauricio Ramos (3), Elier Hernandez (4), Chris DeVito (10), Manny Olloque (4), Meibrys Viloria (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day Chris DeVito 2-5 HR, 4 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day Emilio Ogando 6 IP 5 H 0 R 0 Er […]