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Diamonds in the Rough 8-25-17

A good Friday for the Royals affiliates with five wins in seven games. HR Roll Call: Mauricio Ramos (11), Chris DeVito (21), Matt Morales (1), Cal Jones (5), Reynin Reynoso (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Robby Rinn 4-5, R, 2-2b, RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Cristian Castillo 7 IP, 5 H, 1 R, […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-22-17

The affiliates went just 2-6 despite a pair of big days on offense for Burlington and Wilmington. HR Roll Call: Ryan O’Hearn (20), Chris DeVito (20), Brandon Downes (13), John Brontsema (5), Jake Wakamatsu (3), Cal Jones (4), Oliver Nunez (2), Isaiah Smith (2) BPKC Hitters of the Day: Oliver Nunez 4-6 2R, HR, 2b, 3b, […]

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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 […]