Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough 4-15-17

A 2-2 day with wins at Double-A and High-A for the affiliates on Saturday. HR Roll Call None BPKC Hitter of the Day: Chase Vallot 2-3 R, 2b, RBI, 2BB BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Sam Selman 1.2 IP 0 H 0 R 0 BB 5 K 0-1 GO-FO 27p/19k  New Orleans Baby Cakes 4 […]

Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough 4-14-17

A 1-3 night for the Royals affiliates with just a win for the High-A club in Wilmington. HR Roll Call – Elier Hernandez (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Whit Merrifield 3-4 2b, 2 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Miguel Almonte 4 IP 1 H 0 R 1 BB 4 K 4-2 GO-FO 66p/40k […]

Diamonds

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 […]

Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough 4-12-17

A 1-2 day for the affiliates with a win at Triple-A and an extra inning loss at High-A. HR Roll Call: Jorge Bonifacio (2), Ryan O’Hearn (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Ryan O’Hearn 2-4, 2b, HR, 2 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Foster Griffin 6 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 6 […]

Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough 4-11-17

The affiliates went 3-1 with large margins of victory at Double-A and Triple-A on Tuesday. HR Roll Call: Whit Merrifield (3), Ramon Torres (2), Logan Moon (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Logan Moon 3-4, 3R, 2b, HR, 3 RBI, BB BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Zach Lovvorn 6 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 […]

Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough 4-9-17

The affiliates ended a rough weekend with just an Omaha win on Sunday in four games. HR Roll Call: Whit Merrifield (2), Jorge Bonifacio (1), Brandon Downes (1), Manny Olloque (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Manny Olloque 3-4, 3R, HR, 2-2b, RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Luke Farrell 5.1 IP, 5 H, 3 […]

Diamonds

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 […]

Diamonds

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 […]

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 […]