Diamonds in the Rough 4-20-17

A rough offensive day for the Royals affiliates, scoring just 10 runs in their four games but excellent pitching held that up for wins in all four games. HR Roll Corey Toups (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day Corey Toups 2-3 HR, 2b, 2R, BB BPKC Pitcher of the Day Andre Davis 8 IP 3 […]


Diamonds in the Rough 4-14-17

A 1-3 night for the Royals affiliates with just a win for the High-A club in Wilmington. HR Roll Call – Elier Hernandez (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Whit Merrifield 3-4 2b, 2 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Miguel Almonte 4 IP 1 H 0 R 1 BB 4 K 4-2 GO-FO 66p/40k […]


Diamonds in the Rough 4-13-17

The Royals affiliates went 2-2 with an excellent pitching performance at Triple-A. HR Roll Call: Bubba Starling (1), Angelo Castellano (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Angelo Castellano 2-4, 3R, HR, 4 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Josh Staumont 6 IP, 1 H, 0R, 2 BB, 12 K, 4-2 GO-FO, 92p/58k, 16 swinging strikes […]


Diamonds in the Rough 8-17-16

Multiple affiliates were rained out on Wednesday HR Roll Call: Ryan O’Hearn 2(20) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Ryan O’Hearn 3-4, 3R, 2 HR, 6 RBI, BB BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Zach Lovvorn 7 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 7 K, 9-3 GO-FO, 102p/62k Omaha Storm […]


Diamonds in the Rough 5-14-16

Only a Naturals victory kept the Royals’ affiliates from a winless Saturday. HR Roll Call – Frank Schwindel (6) BP Kansas City Hitter of the Day – Elier Hernandez: 3-4, 2B, R, 2 BB BP Kansas City Pitcher of the Day – Jake Junis: 6.2 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 6 K Omaha […]


Diamonds in the Rough 4-29-16

It was a tough Friday night for the Royals’ affiliates, as the three teams that played all lost, while the Naturals’ game was postponed due to rain. HR Roll Call – Cheslor Cuthbert (5), Jose Martinez (2), Brett Eibner (2) BP Kansas City Hitter of the Day – Brett Eibner: 3-6, 2B, HR BP Kansas […]

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The Academy – Minor League Roster Breakdown, Part 1

The major league season is underway and the minor league seasons start later this week. The Royals have been busy assigning players to various clubs in preparation for the upcoming year. Here is a glance at the rosters for the Class-A and Double-A clubs, with a brief note about each player. Players whose names are […]

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Royals Prospects to Watch: Low Minors

If you have the opportunity to visit any of the Royals’ minor-league affiliates this summer, I’d strongly recommend doing so. The system may not be as loaded as it once was, but there are plenty of intriguing prospects at every level, some of whom have loud tools, and some of whom are primed to have […]