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Diamonds in the Rough 8-7-17

A 3-3 Monday for the minor league affiliates. HR Roll Call: Travis Jones (1), Randor Vargas (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Travis Jones 2-3, HR, 3 RBI, BB BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Robert Garcia 5 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 6 K, 77p/46k, 2-4 GO/FO Omaha Storm Chasers 8, […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-1-17

The Royals affiliates were 5-1 in completed games at the time of this writing, with the Arizona squad trailing 6-0 on Tuesday night. HR Roll Call: Frank Schwindel (18), Logan Moon (8), Corey Toups (7), Meibrys Viloria (7), Yeison Melo (3), Benji Cash (1) That’s a schweet schwing from @schwindiesel. pic.twitter.com/KCcWDq4CcS — Omaha Storm Chasers […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-20-17

The Royals affiliates went 3-4 on Thursday. HR Roll Call: Jorge Soler (15), Cheslor Cuthbert (2), Jonathan McCray (6), Dennicher Carrasco (6), Sebastian Rivero (3), Cal Jones (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Jorge Soler 2-4 2 HR 3 RBI How strong is Soler Power? Enough to untie a game. pic.twitter.com/Gx52xDIF7d — Omaha Storm Chasers […]

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Soler Eclipsed

The Royals optioned Jorge Soler to Triple-A for the second time this season yesterday. That’s typically not a great sign for the player acquired in exchange for one of your better pitchers over the last three seasons. And while Soler hasn’t done himself any favors by hitting .154/.245/.275 with just two home runs in 102 plate […]

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Moves on Moves (BP Kansas City Episode 62)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/06/29/moves-on-moves-bp-kansas-city-episode-62.mp3 The Royals were busy this week, going above .500, going back under .500, and shifting guys around. We discussed Danny Duffy’s rehab start and his timeline to return. We discussed Nate Karns going to the 60-day disabled list. We discussed Jorge Soler coming up while Cheslor Cuthbert went on the DL and we discussed […]

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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 […]