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It’s Never Too Early to Discuss the Draft, Austin Beck Edition

Early in the GMDM tenure, the Royals draft directors spotted high school prep position players to turn the languishing franchise around. The selections of Mike Moustakas and Eric Hosmer changed the fortunes of the team from the low minors all the way up to the biggest stage in the World Series. The Royals spent big on […]

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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 5-17-17

The Royals affiliates won three out of four games with a split of a doubleheader at the Triple-A level. HR Roll Call Raul: Mondesi (4), Chris DeVito (12)  BPKC Hitter of the Day: Raul Mondesi 3-5, 3R, HR, 2-2b, 3 RBI, SB, BB BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Eric Skoglund 7 IP, 3 H, 2 […]

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It’s Never Too Early to Discuss the Draft, Seth Romero Edition

The Royals and quite a few teams in the first round have an opportunity presented to them this season, a rare one that really has no precedent. What is that opportunity, you ask? Drafting Seth Romero and taking advantage of the situation the talented left-handed pitcher has put himself into. If you hadn’t heard, the Houston […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 5-15-17

Two wins and a loss for the affiliates after scoreless starts from both the High-A and Low-A starting pitchers. HR Roll Call: None BPKC Hitter of the Day: Elier Hernandez 3-4, 2-2b, 3 RBI  BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Scott Blewett 7 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 6 K, 9-6 GO-FO   […]

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It’s Never Too Early to Discuss the Draft, Jeren Kendall vs. Adam Haseley Edition

The Royals don’t ignore any portion of the draft, but if there is a segment that they have invested less in than others would expect, it is the college positional player. Since Lonnie Goldberg has taken over the draft for the organization in 2011, the Royals have used just 13 of their 63 top 10 round picks on […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 5-5-17

Rough day for the affiliates, going 0-4 with Cardinals pitchers dominating the Triple-A and Double-A lineups. HR Roll Call Frank Schwindel (5), Anderson Miller (3), Chase Vallot (3), Emmanuel Rivera (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Anderson Miller 3-5 HR, 3 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Eric Stout 2.1 IP 3 H 0 R 0 […]

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It’s Never Too Early to Discuss the Draft, David Peterson Edition

This week’s player hasn’t been linked to the Royals in any mock drafts, but as you have seen but what we’ve seen and I’ve written about, the Royals aren’t afraid to get creative like they did in the ’09 and ’13 drafts. One strategy that could produce a nice get in the 1st round and […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 4-28-17

Another split day for the affiliates on Friday. HR Roll Call Frank Schwindel (4), Elier Hernandez (3), Chris DeVito 2 (6,7), Khalil Lee (4), Gabe Cancel 2 (1,2) BPKC Hitter of the Day Chris DeVito 3-5 2 HR, 2b, 3R, 6 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day Foster Griffin 6.2 IP 2 H 2 R […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 4-27-17

The Royals affiliates went 2-2 on Thursday with a big win at Single-A. HR Roll Call Frank Schwindel (3), Chris DeVito (5), Kort Peterson (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Kort Peterson 4-5 2R, HR, 3 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Christian Binford 6.2 IP 5 H 1 R 1 ER 1 BB 6 […]