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Speed Thrills

If you’ve been following along with the data revolution that is Statcast, you’re aware that they released a new metric on Tuesday. Sprint Speed is a measurement in terms of “feet per second in a player’s fastest one-second window.” A full explanation can be found here, but the ft/sec calculation makes sense, given that baseball […]

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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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Diamonds in the Rough 6-22-17

The minor league games ended Thursday with a 3-4 record for the Royals affiliates. HR Roll Call: Cam Gallagher (4), Chase Vallot (8), Gabe Cancel (6), Marten Gasparini (6), Ricky Aracena (2), Michael Gigliotti 2 (1,2), Dennicher Carrasco (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Gabe Cancel 3-4, 2R, HR, 2-2b, 2 RBI BPKC Pitcher of […]

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Diamonds in the Rough Weekend Recap

It was a busy weekend across the Royals system, with the wildest game on Sunday in Omaha. AAA Saturday – New Orleans Baby Cakes 12, Omaha Storm Chasers 4 – Boxscore – HR: Raul Mondesi (6), Terrance Gore (1) Sunday – Omaha Storm Chasers 15, New Orleans Baby Cakes 11 – Boxscore – HR: Jorge Soler 2(9), Dean Anna (2), Cam Gallagher (2)  […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 6-9-17

Royals affiliates went 3-2 with a powerful inning in Omaha on Friday. HR Roll Call Jorge Soler (7), Bubba Starling (4), Ruben Sosa (3), Khalil Lee (9) BPKC Hitter of the Day Angelo Castellano 4-5 R, RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day Foster Griffin 7 IP 3 H 1 R 0 ER 2 BB 6 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 6-6-17

The affiliates went 2-3 with a wild come from behind win at High-A. HR Roll Call: Jorge Soler (6), Donnie Dewees (4), Chase Vallot (6), Travis Maezes (3), Cody Jones (3) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Jorge Soler 2-3, HR, 2b, 3 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Ofreidy Gomez 7 IP, 3 H, 0 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 5-3-17

A 2-2 day for the Royals minor league squads with wins at Low-A and Double-A. HR Roll Call: Jorge Soler (3), Garin Cecchini (1), Samir Duenez (4), Meibrys Viloria (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Meibrys Viloria 2-3, HR, 2 RBI, BB BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Jace Vines 6 IP, 2 H, 0 R, […]