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Rough Waves Ahead (BP Kansas City Episode 57)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/05/25/rough-waves-ahead-bp-kansas-city-episode-57.mp3 The Royals passed the quarter pole of the 2017 season and so far have been consistently inconsistent. The rough patches have them looking up at the rest of the American League and there’s a lot of work to do to turn it around. Can they? It’s going to take some help but that help […]

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Bring On The Kids

It’s time for a painful reckoning. Even discussing this is not fun. But yes, it is time to prepare ourselves to say goodbye to many of our favorite Royals. Sure, they’ll come back to Kansas City from time to time, wearing different colors, and some people will boo them while others give them ovations for […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 4-16-17

The Royals affiliates went 2-2 on Easter Sunday, with an extra inning win at High-A and a near no-hitter in Triple-A. HR Roll Call: Jorge Bonifacio (3), Ramon Torres (3), Zane Evans (1), Anderson Miller (1), Manny Olloque (3) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Chris DeVito 3-4, 2R, 2b, RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 4-13-17

The Royals affiliates went 2-2 with an excellent pitching performance at Triple-A. HR Roll Call: Bubba Starling (1), Angelo Castellano (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Angelo Castellano 2-4, 3R, HR, 4 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Josh Staumont 6 IP, 1 H, 0R, 2 BB, 12 K, 4-2 GO-FO, 92p/58k, 16 swinging strikes […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 4-12-17

A 1-2 day for the affiliates with a win at Triple-A and an extra inning loss at High-A. HR Roll Call: Jorge Bonifacio (2), Ryan O’Hearn (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Ryan O’Hearn 2-4, 2b, HR, 2 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Foster Griffin 6 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 6 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 4-11-17

The affiliates went 3-1 with large margins of victory at Double-A and Triple-A on Tuesday. HR Roll Call: Whit Merrifield (3), Ramon Torres (2), Logan Moon (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Logan Moon 3-4, 3R, 2b, HR, 3 RBI, BB BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Zach Lovvorn 6 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 4-9-17

The affiliates ended a rough weekend with just an Omaha win on Sunday in four games. HR Roll Call: Whit Merrifield (2), Jorge Bonifacio (1), Brandon Downes (1), Manny Olloque (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Manny Olloque 3-4, 3R, HR, 2-2b, RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Luke Farrell 5.1 IP, 5 H, 3 […]

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BPKC Minor League Prospect Rankings List

If you’re a reader of BPKC and my stuff in particular then you know that I haven’t put out an “official” ranking of Royals minor league prospects this year. Prior to the minor league season starting, I wanted my rankings to be known in comparison to other outlets that are available as I feel my […]

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The Academy – 2017 Minor League Roster Breakdown, Part 2

The upper levels of the Royals organization appear to be strong in bullpen arms and players with the ability to leave the yard. Should the big club need bullpen help, then the route up and down Interstate I-29 could be active with pitchers Josh Staumont, Kevin McCarthy, Seth Maness and others available to Kansas City. Should […]