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Balancing the Books on the ’13 Draft

The title of this article might seem odd, but as other blogs and this site have pointed out, scouting director Lonnie Goldberg has had some drafts that have hurt the Royals balance sheet and the farm system in the process. This isn’t all his fault, but fans don’t care and the money doesn’t hit the registers if […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 6-8-17

The Royals affiliates won four out of five games on Thursday with a pair of walkoff wins at High-A and in the Dominican Summer League. HR Roll Call: Garin Cecchini (3), Donnie Dewees (5) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Donnie Dewees 2-4, 2R, 2b, HR, 2 RBI, SB (8) BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Corey […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 6-2-17

2-2 Friday night for the affiliates with a big offensive night at High-A. HR Roll Call Frank Schwindel (7), Chris DeVito (14), Brandon Downes (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day Chris DeVito 4-6 2R, 2b, 3b, HR, RBI  BPKC Pitcher of the Day Emilio Ogando 6 IP 5 H 2 R 2 ER 1 BB […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 5-8-17

With three games on the docket the Royals affiliates came home with a pair of wins on Monday night. HR Roll Call Samir Duenez (6), Chris DeVito (11)  BPKC Hitter of the Day: Chris DeVito 4-5 HR, 2b, 2 RBI  BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Pedro Fernandez 2.2 Ip 1 H 0 R 0 ER […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 5-3-17

A 2-2 day for the Royals minor league squads with wins at Low-A and Double-A. HR Roll Call: Jorge Soler (3), Garin Cecchini (1), Samir Duenez (4), Meibrys Viloria (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Meibrys Viloria 2-3, HR, 2 RBI, BB BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Jace Vines 6 IP, 2 H, 0 R, […]

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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 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 5-17-16

Rough day for the affiliates, going 0-4 with a no-hitter tossed against them at Double-A and comeback wins by the opponents at both Triple-A and Low-A. HR Roll Call: Hunter Dozier (10) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Hunter Dozier 2-4, HR, 2b, 2 R, 3 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Daniel […]