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Diamonds in the Rough 5-18-17

The Blue Rocks had their game in Potomac suspended which lead to a 1-3 day for the Royals affiliates after a walk-off loss at Low-A HR Roll Call: None BPKC Hitter of the Day: Ruben Sosa 3-4, 2R, 2b, 3b, RBI, SB (4) BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Christian Binford 6 IP, 4 H, 0 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 5-11-17

Royals affiliates went 1-3 on Thursday with a couple of rough pitching performances at Double-A and High-A. HR Roll Call Raul Mondesi (2), Anderson Miller (5), Cody Jones (2), Meibrys Viloria (3), Gabe Cancel (5), Emmanuel Rivera (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Emmanuel Rivera 2-3 HR, 2 RBI, BB BPKC Pitcher of the Day: […]

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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 5-6-17

Solid day for the affiliates with three wins. HR Roll Call Ramon Torres (4), Mauricio Ramos (3), Elier Hernandez (4), Chris DeVito (10), Manny Olloque (4), Meibrys Viloria (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day Chris DeVito 2-5 HR, 4 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day Emilio Ogando 6 IP 5 H 0 R 0 Er […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 4-18-17

A rough night for the affiliates, going 0-4 with late leads lost in multiple games. HR Roll Call: Peter O’Brien (2), Samir Duenez (2), Mauricio Ramos (2), Khalil Lee (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Nicky Lopez 4-5, R, 2-2b, RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Gerson Garabito 7 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 […]

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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 4-8-17

Sorry for the lack of Diamonds on Saturday morning. Back in action now, the Royals affiliates had a rough Saturday night, going 0-4 with some rough pitching at three spots. HR Roll Call Ramon Torres (1), Donnie Dewees (1), Colton Frabasilio (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day Colton Frabasilio 2-3 HR, RBI, BB BPKC Pitcher […]

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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 World Baseball Classic and Royals Camp Cuts (BP Kansas City Episode 47)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/03/09/the-world-baseball-classic-and-royals-camp-cuts-bp-kansas-city-episode-47.mp3 The Royals’ big league camp is thinning out this week, as they made their first big cut, sending numerous players to minor league camp. Along with that, others are joining their countrymen for the World Baseball Classic. Jeff and Mike discussed both topics in this episode, including thoughts about the importance of the WBC, […]