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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 7-3-17

The Royals affiliates played four extra inning games in their 1-8 day Monday. J2 Signing Day Notes – A Royals official gave me a little information on the two Venezuelan signees for the July 2nd international signing period. Both players are right-handed hitters with average speed. The Royals scouts believe Jesus Reyes is a plus […]

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Fidgeting Into Summer (BP Kansas City Episode 58)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/06/01/fidgeting-into-summer-bp-kansas-city-episode-58.mp3 Danny Duffy went on the DL. He’s unlikely to return until near the trade deadline. This team may look quite different when he returns. We discussed Duffy’s injury and what it means, especially for this point in the season and where the Royals sit in the standings. A tough hill to climb just got […]

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Left-hander Erik Skoglund was making his major league debut. The Tigers stacked their lineup with right-handed thunder. It was, simply, a rookie making his debut against a veteran lineup. On paper, it was a mismatch. Conventional wisdom held the Tigers could rip this kid to shreds. Meow. Skoglund was brilliant in his major league debut, keeping […]

Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough 5-22-17

A solid 3-1 day for the affiliates with big wins at Low-A and High-A. HR Roll Call: Ramon Torres (5), Cam Gallagher (1), Anderson Miller (7), Chase Vallot (5), Nicky Lopez (2), Wander Franco (2), Joe Dudek (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Nicky Lopez 2-4, 2R, HR, 3b, 2 RBI, BB, SB (9), CS […]