Trevor Cahill

Royals Acquire Cahill, Maurer and Buchter for Strahm, Wood and Ruiz

The Royals were on the lookout for a starting pitcher and one or two bullpen arms to help round out their pitching staff at the trade deadline. They handled it all in one move, acquiring starting pitcher Trevor Cahill and relievers Brandon Maurer and Ryan Buchter from the Padres in exchange for Travis Wood, Matt […]


Diamonds in the Rough 7-18-17

The Royals affiliates were 4-3 with wins at both complex levels. HR Roll Call: Ryan O’Hearn (16), Logan Moon (6), Anderson Miller (9), Jon McCray (5) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Ryan O’Hearn 3-4 2R, HR, 2b, 2 RBI Postgame Audio from O’Hearn BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Yender Caramo 6 IP 4 H 1 […]


Diamonds in the Rough 7-13-17

A good day at the lower levels led the Royals affiliates to a 5-2 day, with their Low-A game getting suspended after playing 20 innings. HR Roll Call: Angelo Castellano (5), Jonathan McCray (3) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Esteury Ruiz 3-4, 2R, 2-2b, 3b, 2 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Justin Camp 5 […]


Diamonds in the Rough 7-10-17

A rough day for the affiliates before their one day break for the MLB All-Star game, going 1-6 on Monday HR Roll Call: Gabe Cancel (10), Joe Dudek (5), Robby Rinn (3), Seuly Matias (3) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Gabe Cancel 2-3, 2R, HR, 2b, 2BB, 2 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Franco […]


Diamonds in the Rough 7-6-17

All four rookie affiliates lost on a 3-5 Thursday in the Royals system. HR Roll Call: Nick Dini (4), Chris DeVito (17), Nick Heath (1), Angelo Castellano (4), Luis Villegas (2), Oliver Nunez (1), Esteury Ruiz (3), MJ Melendez (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Nick Dini 2-5, 4R, HR BPKC Pitcher of the Day: […]


Diamonds in the Rough Weekend Edition

  Omaha Storm Chasers 9 Colorado Springs Sky Sox 6 Boxscore HR Ryan O’Hearn 2 (13) Colorado Springs Sky Sox 11 Omaha Storm Chasers 0 Boxscore HR None The Chasers split their weekend games with Colorado Springs, getting a walk-off home run from Ryan O’Hearn on Saturday night. The win for Omaha snapped a six-game […]


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 […]

Meibrys Viloria

Prospecting the Royals, Process Reboot

When Dayton Moore accepted the offer to become the Royals general manager in June of 2006, he arrived knowing that the farm system, his specialty, was one of the most barren in the game. Despite years of picking in the Top 10 of the MLB draft, the Royals ranked just 23rd of the organizational rankings by Baseball America that […]


Diamonds in the Rough 8-13-16

A 4-4 Saturday for the Royals affiliates. HR Roll Call Jorge Bonifacio (17), Orlando Calixte (9), Corey Toups (9), Manny Olloque (6), Yeison Melo (4), Michael Arroyo (4), Cal Jones (3), Esteury Ruiz (5) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Michael Arroyo 2-3 3R, HR, 2 RBI, BB BP KC Pitcher of the Day […]