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The Hot Stove Is Lit? (BP Kansas City Episode 80)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/12/01/the-hot-stove-is-lit-bp-kansas-city-episode-80.mp3 This week, Jeff was out fighting off a nasty cold so Mike flew solo. There hasn’t been much happening yet this offseason, for the Royals or anyone else. But Kansas City did protect some players from the Rule 5 Draft, and they have arbitration decisions due on Friday as you listen to this episode. […]

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BPKC Minor League Player of the Year

This season was a test for many Royals minor league players, with many getting their first test at new levels, encountering struggles or dealing with injuries. One player’s challenge was to be left behind at the previous level that he had performed at the year prior. Some players may have taken this as a negative, but the […]

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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 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-22-17

The affiliates went just 2-6 despite a pair of big days on offense for Burlington and Wilmington. HR Roll Call: Ryan O’Hearn (20), Chris DeVito (20), Brandon Downes (13), John Brontsema (5), Jake Wakamatsu (3), Cal Jones (4), Oliver Nunez (2), Isaiah Smith (2) BPKC Hitters of the Day: Oliver Nunez 4-6 2R, HR, 2b, 3b, […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-21-17

A rough day of pitching for three affiliates in a 2-4 Monday. HR Roll Call: Frank Schwindel (22), Khalil Lee (17), Joe Dudek (9), Reed Rohlman (4), Cal Jones (3) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Frank Schwindel 3-3 2R, HR, BB BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Travis Eckert 7 IP 2 H 1 R 1 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-16-17

A 7-2 Wednesday for the affiliates with a pair of doubleheader sweeps. HR Roll Call: Frank Schwindel (21), Bubba Starling (7), Hunter Dozier (1), Ryan O’Hearn (19), Gabe Cancel (14), Jose Caraballo (3), Rubendy Jaquez (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Rubendy Jaquez 3-3, 3R, HR, 3b, 3 RBI, BB, SB (17)  BPKC Pitcher of […]