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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 […]

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Prospecting the Royals, Tier 3 (Mining The Diamonds)

After checking out a few of the higher profile players in the system (here’s Part One and Part Two), now it’s time to review  a few others that need to fine tune some things to reach the bigs. These nine guys currently in the system have multiple tools to lean on, but either need to switch […]

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Diamonds in the Rough – Season Ends in Midland

Midland RockHounds 4 NW Arkansas Naturals 1 Midland wins series 3-1  The Naturals season came to an end in the face of Texas League history Friday night. After a rain delay of over three hours Friday night the two teams got started after 10:00 pm with Midland in pursuit of a third straight Texas League […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-29-16

The Arizona Royals clinched their division while a pair of Royals affiliates in playoff races lost during a 2-2 day for the system. HR Roll Call: Kort Peterson (5) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Angelo Castellano 4-4, 2R, 3b, 3 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Jason Freeman 3.2 IP, 4 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-19-16

A 4-3 night for the affiliates on Friday. HR Roll Call Orlando Calixte (10), Zane Evans (5), Nicky Lopez (5), Seuly Matias (8), Khalil Lee (6) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Orlando Calixte 3-4 3R, HR, 2 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Derek Gordon 4 IP 2 H 0 R […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-14-16

A 2-5 day for the affiliates with both wins coming at the rookie level. HR Roll Call: Kort Peterson (3) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Amalani Fukofuka 2-4, R, 2b, SB (23) BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Anthony Bender 5 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-19-16

A 4-3 record for the affiliates with a few Latin signees with big days at Triple-A and rookie level Idaho Falls. HR Roll Call: Hunter Dozier (18), Raul Mondesi (8), Meibrys Viloris (5), David Edwards (4), Gabriel Cancel (2), Seuly Matias (5), Jose Carabello (3) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Raul Mondesi 3-5, […]