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Diamonds in the Rough 7-8-17

Royals affiliates were 3-5 on Saturday. The news on Ashe Russell stepping away from the game came out via the KC Star on Friday from Rustin Dodd. On Saturday Russell’s agent made a brief statement via Ken Rosenthal to reiterate that it wasn’t a retirement and just a stepping away to clear his head. In […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 6-30-17

Quite the day on offense for a few affiliates with three squads connecting on 15 hits or more and the clubs going 4-4 on the day. HR Roll Call Ryan O’Hearn (11), Amalani Fukofuka (5), Tyler Straub (2), Brewer Hicklen (1), Esteury Ruiz (1), Ismaldo Rodriguez (4) BPKC Hitter of the Day Esteury Ruiz 4-5 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 6-29-17

The affiliates got a late comeback win in Orem with a pair of home runs by a coach’s son to give them a winning day at 4-3. HR Roll Call: Ryan O’Hearn (10), Frank Schwindel (9), Donnie Dewees (6), Brandon Downes (6), Joe Dudek (2), Jake Wakamatsu 2(2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Jake Wakamatsu […]

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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 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 5-31-17

Rough night for the affiliates, going 0-3 with all three starters getting worked over. HR Roll Call: Marten Gasparini (2), John Brontsema (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Marten Gasparini 2-4, 2R, HR, 3b, 2 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Tim Hill 3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 5-26-17

A good day for the Royals with wins at every level thanks to late innings wins at Triple-A and Double-A. HR Roll Call Zane Evans (4), Jack Lopez 2 (2), Chris DeVito (13), Khalil Lee (6), Emmanuel Rivera (4) BPKC Hitter of the Day Jack Lopez 3-4 2HR, 3R, 4 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the […]

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Diamonds in the Rough – Weekend Edition

Another week in the books and it’s time to see who’s helping out down on the farm. Stock UP Bubba Starling – It’s no secret that Starling has struggled over the past couple of years, as the outfielder has hit just .188 since the start of last season. Much of those struggles have been from his […]