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Diamonds in the Rough 8-8-17

The Royals affiliates went 4-5 on Tuesday with a pair of doubleheaders. HR Roll Call: Alfredo Escalera (7), Joe Dudek (8) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Travis Jones 5-5, 3R, 2-2b, 2 RBI, SB (11) BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Charlie Neuweiler 5 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, 6-6 GO-FO […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-1-17

The Royals affiliates were 5-1 in completed games at the time of this writing, with the Arizona squad trailing 6-0 on Tuesday night. HR Roll Call: Frank Schwindel (18), Logan Moon (8), Corey Toups (7), Meibrys Viloria (7), Yeison Melo (3), Benji Cash (1) That’s a schweet schwing from @schwindiesel. pic.twitter.com/KCcWDq4CcS — Omaha Storm Chasers […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-9-17

Royal representative Foster Griffin faced two hitters in the MLB Futures Game, retiring one on a lineout and earning a strikeout on a 3-2 pitch. Meanwhile in Miami, @Foster_Griffin retired both batters he faced in the #FuturesGame. #RaisedRoyal pic.twitter.com/EWUG91XDud — Kansas City Royals (@Royals) July 9, 2017 Via @Royals HR Roll Call: Ryan O’Hearn (15), […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 6-29-17

The affiliates got a late comeback win in Orem with a pair of home runs by a coach’s son to give them a winning day at 4-3. HR Roll Call: Ryan O’Hearn (10), Frank Schwindel (9), Donnie Dewees (6), Brandon Downes (6), Joe Dudek (2), Jake Wakamatsu 2(2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Jake Wakamatsu […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 5-29-17

A 2-1 Memorial Day for the affiliates with a day off at Double-A. HR Roll Call: Gabe Cancel (4) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Ramon Torres 2-4, 2b, 4 RBI  BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Jace Vines 6 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, 7-5 GO-FO, 98p/64k   Omaha Storm […]

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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 […]

Meibrys Viloria via Milb.com Jared Ravich

Predicting Minor League Breakout Performers

Before we know where players will be assigned, let’s take a quick look at who may be on the verge of a breakout based on their performances one season ago. Not really a breakout candidate after last year but I expect Storm Chaser’s Hunter Dozier to improve on his solid season at Triple-A. Look to a […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-23-16

A rough Tuesday for the full season affiliates led to a 3-6 record with two of the wins coming in the Dominican. HR Roll Call Logan Moon (4) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Boo Vazquez 2-4 2b, 4 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Darwin Feliz 5 IP 1 H 0 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-11-16

Royals affiliates went 3-2 with a huge win at Double-A. HR Roll Call: Mauricio Ramos (8), Corey Toups (8), Zane Evans (4), Chad Johnson (5) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Mauricio Ramos 3-5, 2 R, 2b, HR, 4 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Cristian Castillo 7 IP, 1 H, 0 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-29-16

4-5 record for the affiliates on Friday. HR Roll Call Jorge Bonifacio (15), Tony Cruz (7), Ramon Torres (2), Frank Schwindel (17), Austin Bailey (1), Jonathan McCray (5)   BP KC Hitter of the Day – Ramon Torres 3-4 2R, HR, 2-2b, 3 RBI  BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Cristian Castillo 9 IP […]