Chris Young

The Royals’ Fifth Starter Problem

It’s never too early to look ahead to the offseason, at least not when your team is below .500 in mid-August. The Royals have lots of things to fix this winter: a popgun offense, a suddenly leaky bullpen, and a subpar rotation. I do think that some of the offensive problems will fix themselves; I […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-12-16

A 3-5 day for the affiliates with all four full season teams losing. HR Roll Call Gabriel Cancel (3), Cristhian Vasquez (2), Nathan Esposito (2), Cal Jones (2), Angel Medina (3)  BP KC Hitter of the Day – Cristhian Vasquez 2-4 2R, HR, 3 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Eric Skoglund 6 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-2-16

A 5-2 day with three wins in extra innings on Tuesday. HR Roll Call Dennicher Carrasco (5) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Corey Toups 3-6 2R, 2b, 3 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Mike Minor 3.1 IP 2 H 0 R 0 ER 0 BB 5 K 4-0 GO-FO 63p/45k […]

Hunter Dozier - photo by Minda Haas Kuhlmann @mindahaas

Omaha Podcast Update: Mike Minor, Hunter Dozier, and Christian Binford

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2016/06/01/omaha-update-mike-minor-hunter-dozier-and-christian-binford.mp3 BP Kansas City’s Clint Scoles caught up with some Omaha Storm Chasers this week to get some additional insight into their season. He tracked down: Mike Minor to talk about his rehab assignment’s progress Hunter Dozier to find out about any adjustments leading to his success in Triple-A so far Christian Binford to see […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 5-30-16

Monday wasn’t a good day in the minors as Royals affiliates went 0-3. HR Roll Call: Humberto Arteaga (1) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Humberto Arteaga 2-4, HR, 2 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Nolan Watson 5 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 K, HBP, 6-4 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 5-25-16

1-3 for the affiliates on Wednesday, with the only win in Wilmington. HR Roll Call: Jorge Bonifacio 2(8), Balbino Fuenmayor (2), Wander Franco (3), Brandon Downes (3) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Jorge Bonifacio 2-3, 2 HR, 2 RBI, 2 BB BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Ashton Gouedeau 6 IP, 3 H, […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 5-20-16

A good day for the organization with all three affiliates that played winning. HR Roll Call: Brett Eibner (9), Brandon Downes (2) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Brandon Downes 4-5, HR, 2R, 4 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Jake Newberry 3 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 4 K, […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 5-15-16

Relief pitchers Brian Duensing and David Huff have asked the Royals for their release from the Omaha roster as noted by Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com. Sunday was a 2-2 day for the organization with a big comeback win at Low-A while the High-A club just fell short. HR Roll Call Hunter Dozier (9), Whit Merrifield (4), […]