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The Academy: Royals Organization All-BP Team

With the Minor League season winding down, what better time to highlight some of the best players in the minor league ranks for the Royals organization this season? Starting Pitcher – Foster Griffin The Royals 2017 representative in the Future’s Game got off to an outstanding start in Wilmington and at NW Arkansas before slowing down […]


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. — Omaha Storm Chasers […]


Diamonds in the Rough 7-24-17

Reviewing the Trade – The Royals made a move on Monday, flipping a controllable and injured pitcher in Matt Strahm, struggling lefty Travis Wood and rookie league infielder Esteury Ruiz in exchange for Trevor Cahill, Brandon Maurer, and Ryan Buchter. Checkout what David Lesky wrote about it here. In my opinion, the loss of Strahm […]


Diamonds in the Rough 7-12-17

It was a solid day for the Royals affiliates on Wednesday, going 5-2. Triple-A All-Star Raul Mondesi didn’t participate in the All-Star game likely due to the injury sustained in his last regular season game. HR Roll Call: Samir Duenez (12), Emmanuel Rivera (9), Vance Vizcaino (2), Jose Caraballo (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: […]


Diamonds in the Rough 6-12-17

Diamonds will be taking of couple days off for draft coverage after today. Thanks as always, and follow me on Twitter @ClintScoles for more draft and minor league coverage. HR Roll Call Khalil Lee (11), Emmanuel Rivera (6) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Emmanuel Rivera 4-5 HR, 4 RBI, BB BPKC Pitcher of the Day: […]


Diamonds in the Rough 5-26-17

A good day for the Royals with wins at every level thanks to late innings wins at Triple-A and Double-A. HR Roll Call Zane Evans (4), Jack Lopez 2 (2), Chris DeVito (13), Khalil Lee (6), Emmanuel Rivera (4) BPKC Hitter of the Day Jack Lopez 3-4 2HR, 3R, 4 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the […]