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The Academy: Royals Organization All-BP Team

With the Minor League season winding down, what better time to highlight some of the best players in the minor league ranks for the Royals organization this season? Starting Pitcher – Foster Griffin The Royals 2017 representative in the Future’s Game got off to an outstanding start in Wilmington and at NW Arkansas before slowing down […]


Diamonds in the Rough 7-26-17

The affiliates had three wins at the rookie levels with all three squads taking the lead in the last frame to complete a 4-2 day for the Royals. HR Roll Call: None BPKC Hitter of the Day: Darrell Miller 5-6 2R, 2b BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Jared Ruxer 6.2 IP 4 H 0 R […]


Diamonds in the Rough 7-25-17

Royals affiliates went 3-4 on Tuesday despite a sweep at High-A. HR Roll Call: Frank Schwindel (17), Chase Vallot (12), Logan Gray (3), Cal Jones (2) BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Jake Kalish 5 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, 80p/50k, 7-1 GO-FO BPKC Hitter of the Day: Oliver Nunez […]


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 […]


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 […]


Diamonds in the Rough 6-23-17

A rough day of pitching for the Royals affiliates with pair of pitchers unable to finish off two innings and a few other less than stellar starts leading to a HR Roll Call None BPKC Hitter of the Day Cody Jones 4-4 R, 2-2b BPKC Pitcher of the Day Eric Stout 3.2 Ip 2 H 0 […]


Diamonds in the Rough 6-22-17

The minor league games ended Thursday with a 3-4 record for the Royals affiliates. HR Roll Call: Cam Gallagher (4), Chase Vallot (8), Gabe Cancel (6), Marten Gasparini (6), Ricky Aracena (2), Michael Gigliotti 2 (1,2), Dennicher Carrasco (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Gabe Cancel 3-4, 2R, HR, 2-2b, 2 RBI BPKC Pitcher of […]

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It’s Never Too Early to Discuss the Draft, Michael Gigliotti Edition

The announcement of Danny Duffy’s contract on Monday has positioned the Royals in decent shape going forward in terms of their pitching rotation, having Yordano Ventura, Duffy and possibly Ian Kennedy inked through 2020. With three-fifths of the rotation in place, the Royals hopefully can develop the last one or two pieces to keep future cost down. […]