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Diamonds in the Rough 4-22-17

The Royals affiliates went 3-1 on Saturday with a doubleheader sweep at Double-A. HR Roll Call Khalil Lee (3), Chris DeVito (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day Alfredo Escalera 4-6 R, 3b, BB BPKC Pitcher of the Day Jace Vines 6 IP 3 H 0 R 0ER 1 BB 4 K 7-2 GO-FO 75p/46k Game […]

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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 4-6-17

The Royals affiliates started their season 1-2 with three games after Wilmington’s debut was rained out. HR Roll Call: Khalil Lee (1)       BP-KC Hitter of the Day: Khalil Lee 3-4 HR, 2R, RBI, BB, SB  BP-KC Pitcher of the Day: Zach Lovvorn 6 IP 1 H 1 R 1 ER 0 BB […]

Matt Strahm, Kansas City Royals

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 […]

Khalil Lee - Photo credit Bill Mitchell

The Academy – 2017 Minor League Roster Breakdown, Part 1

Despite an 0-1 major league record and the roof caving in, the Royals sent out their minor league rosters on Monday with the decision to try to compete at those levels. The Royals, after playoff runs in 2014 and 2015 that cost them a heavy haul of prospects, have a farm system lacking compared to […]

Mar 11, 2017; Goodyear, AZ, USA; Kansas City Royals second baseman Christian Colon (24) fist pounds Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost (3) after scoring a run against the Cleveland Indians during the fifth inning at Goodyear Ballpark. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Minor Happenings

Heating Up in Omaha – Winter quickly flew through the midwest this year leaving near 80-degree temperatures this past weekend. Things don’t look like they will cool down anytime soon for the Storm Chasers who could present quite the rotation for the Triple-A Royals squad. With an excellent spring to date, Josh Staumont may have […]

Meibrys Viloria

Prospecting the Royals, Process Reboot

When Dayton Moore accepted the offer to become the Royals general manager in June of 2006, he arrived knowing that the farm system, his specialty, was one of the most barren in the game. Despite years of picking in the Top 10 of the MLB draft, the Royals ranked just 23rd of the organizational rankings by Baseball America that […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-27-16

A rough day for the affiliates with just two wins in eight chances. HR Roll Call Nicky Lopez (6), Boo Vazquez (2) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Reymond Fuentes 3-4 3b, 3 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Josh Staumont 5 IP 7 H 1 R 1 ER 2 BB 10 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-19-16

A 4-3 night for the affiliates on Friday. HR Roll Call Orlando Calixte (10), Zane Evans (5), Nicky Lopez (5), Seuly Matias (8), Khalil Lee (6) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Orlando Calixte 3-4 3R, HR, 2 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Derek Gordon 4 IP 2 H 0 R […]