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Predicting Minor League Breakout Performers.

As we draw closer to spring training what better time to look at the performances of last season and make a prediction for a player at each level to step up his game. Not really based on last year’s numbers as he surprisingly struggled at Triple-A Omaha before a roster crunch sent Ryan O’Hearn to Double-A […]

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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 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-10-17

A rough day for the affiliates before their one day break for the MLB All-Star game, going 1-6 on Monday HR Roll Call: Gabe Cancel (10), Joe Dudek (5), Robby Rinn (3), Seuly Matias (3) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Gabe Cancel 2-3, 2R, HR, 2b, 2BB, 2 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Franco […]

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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 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 6-29-17

The affiliates got a late comeback win in Orem with a pair of home runs by a coach’s son to give them a winning day at 4-3. HR Roll Call: Ryan O’Hearn (10), Frank Schwindel (9), Donnie Dewees (6), Brandon Downes (6), Joe Dudek (2), Jake Wakamatsu 2(2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Jake Wakamatsu […]