Emmanuel Rivera, Meibrys Viloria and Gabe Cancel (Photo David Rearic)

Minor League Roster Breakdown

The Royals released their minor league rosters on Monday for the full season squads. Other than some injury announcements, the rosters weren’t that surprising. The rosters have quite a few players repeating the Double-A level, although there are some interesting repeats of other levels as well. Instead of going through each roster which you can find on milb.com, I thought […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 9-7-17 Texas League Playoffs

  Tulsa Drillers 11, NW Arkansas Naturals 7 – Series Tied 1-1 Game two turned in to a wild affair as the two Texas League combatants tried to keep hold the attention of fans during a hectic night of sport. The Royals starter who had started the season as their #1 prospect at the start […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 9-1-17

The Royals affiliates are winding down their season and Friday may have showed that with the teams combining to go 1-5. HR Roll Call Ramon Torres (6), Meibrys Viloria (8), Darrell Miller (5), Logan Gray (4), Travis Jones (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day Travis Jones 3-4 3R, 2-2b, HR, 2 RBI, BB, SB (17) BPKC […]

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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 8-5-17

Royals affiliates went 5-4 with a split of a doubleheader at Low-A. Cam Gallagher Profile What should you expect to see from the former 2nd round pick should he get the opportunity to help out with the Sal Perez injury. Defensively is where Gallagher shines as the big bodies catcher shows good receiving skills with […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 6-30-17

Quite the day on offense for a few affiliates with three squads connecting on 15 hits or more and the clubs going 4-4 on the day. HR Roll Call Ryan O’Hearn (11), Amalani Fukofuka (5), Tyler Straub (2), Brewer Hicklen (1), Esteury Ruiz (1), Ismaldo Rodriguez (4) BPKC Hitter of the Day Esteury Ruiz 4-5 […]

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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 […]