Diamonds In The Rough 4-28-16

A full slate of games was scheduled, although Wilmington was rained out. Royals affiliates went 3-0 on the night. HR Roll Call — Jorge Bonifacio (4), Hunter Dozier (5), Samir Duenez 2 (3), Brett Eibner (1), Chase Vallot (5) BP Kansas City Hitter of the Day — Samir Duenez: 4-5, 2 HR, 3 R, 2 […]


Diamonds in the Rough 4-22-16

The upper levels went 2-0 while the lower levels went 0-3 with a doubleheader sweep of the Legends Friday night. HR Roll Call Cheslor Cuthbert (3), Ryan O’Hearn (5), Ben Johnson (1), Marten Gasparini (1) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Logan Moon 2-4 2b, 2R, RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – […]

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The Academy – Minor Happenings

After one week of the minor league season let’s check in on what’s happening in the Royals system. Strahmenating The tall, lanky lefty had one of the most successful first starts at Double-A in the Dayton Moore era. As most know, the jump from spacious Wilmington Frawley field to the much more explosive Texas League can […]

Mar 17, 2016; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Kansas City Royals first baseman Cody Decker (46) hits a double against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the second inning at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

The Academy – Minor League Roster Breakdown, Part 2

The Storm Chasers announced their roster on Tuesday while some of the other squads in the Royals system were naming their rotations and readying themselves for the minor league seasons opening day today. The Chasers squad in 2016 will look a little different than they have in the past with a group of major league […]

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Royals Prospects to Watch: High Minors

Next week is a great one for baseball. Obviously Opening Night is the headliner, but the minor leagues will be making their 2016 debuts later next week as well, which is always fun and exciting. It’s like Christmas morning, except it’s spread out over a week, and instead of unwrapping presents, you get to watch a bunch […]

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The Academy – Predicting the Breakout Performers

As the spring training season winds down, it is a good time to try and predict which players may have breakout seasons in the minor league system for the Royals. To start with, it’s always good to look at some of the players who have performed well during the major league portion of spring games […]