Diamonds in the Rough 6-26-17

It was a rough day on the farm with the Royals affiliates losing all six games played to completion on Monday. HR Roll Call: Chase Vallot 2 (9, 10), Dennicher Carrasco (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Chase Vallot 2-3, 3R, 2 HR, 3 RBI, 2 BB BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Wilmer Jimenez 5.2 […]

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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 8-22-16

Royals’ affiliates went just 1-5 on Monday. HR Roll Call – Chris DeVito (8), Gabriel Cancel (4) BP Kansas City Hitter of the Day – Chris DeVito: 2-3, HR, BB, 3 R, 2 RBI BP Kansas City Pitcher of the Day – Randy Acevedo: 6 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 5 K […]

Khalil Lee - Photo credit Bill Mitchell

Can I See Your I.D.? Young Royals Prospects Making Names For Themselves

A couple of times this season I have written how the Royals farm system is down a bit talent wise. That isn’t really shocking, I mean, after all, they traded three stud left-handed pitchers last season and a couple other arms that were decent depth pieces. Combine that trade with the fact that they have been […]


Diamonds in the Rough 7-1-16

A 5-3 day for affiliates with a pair of walkoff wins in Omaha and Idaho Falls. HR Roll Call Jorge Bonifacio (13), Travis Snider (3), Anderson Miller (1), Seuly Matias (1) BP KC Hitter of the day – Travis Snider 3-5 2b, HR, 4 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Jorge Rodriguez 5 […]