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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 8-8-17

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 […]