Emmanuel Rivera, Meibrys Viloria and Gabe Cancel (Photo David Rearic)

Minor League Roster Breakdown

The Royals released their minor league rosters on Monday for the full season squads. Other than some injury announcements, the rosters weren’t that surprising. The rosters have quite a few players repeating the Double-A level, although there are some interesting repeats of other levels as well. Instead of going through each roster which you can find on milb.com, I thought […]

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BPKC Minor League Player of the Year

This season was a test for many Royals minor league players, with many getting their first test at new levels, encountering struggles or dealing with injuries. One player’s challenge was to be left behind at the previous level that he had performed at the year prior. Some players may have taken this as a negative, but the […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-21-17

A rough day of pitching for three affiliates in a 2-4 Monday. HR Roll Call: Frank Schwindel (22), Khalil Lee (17), Joe Dudek (9), Reed Rohlman (4), Cal Jones (3) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Frank Schwindel 3-3 2R, HR, BB BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Travis Eckert 7 IP 2 H 1 R 1 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-14-17

Just four games on the docket with the affiliates going 1-3. Player movement – Ryan O’Hearn and Logan Moon were moved to NW Arkansas to make room for Hunter Dozier. Audio with Assistant GM of Player Personnel J.J. Picollo HR Roll Call Frank Schwindel 2 (20), Darrell Miller Jr. (3) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Frank […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-8-17

The Royals affiliates went 4-5 on Tuesday with a pair of doubleheaders. HR Roll Call: Alfredo Escalera (7), Joe Dudek (8) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Travis Jones 5-5, 3R, 2-2b, 2 RBI, SB (11) BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Charlie Neuweiler 5 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, 6-6 GO-FO […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-7-17

A 3-3 Monday for the minor league affiliates. HR Roll Call: Travis Jones (1), Randor Vargas (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Travis Jones 2-3, HR, 3 RBI, BB BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Robert Garcia 5 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 6 K, 77p/46k, 2-4 GO/FO Omaha Storm Chasers 8, […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-5-17

Royals affiliates went 5-4 with a split of a doubleheader at Low-A. Cam Gallagher Profile What should you expect to see from the former 2nd round pick should he get the opportunity to help out with the Sal Perez injury. Defensively is where Gallagher shines as the big bodies catcher shows good receiving skills with […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-4-17

HR Roll Call Raul Mondesi (12), Cheslor Cuthbert (5), Michael Gigliotti (3)  BPKC Hitter of the Day Cheslor Cuthbert 2-4 HR, 2b BPKC Pitcher of the Day Christian Binford 6 IP 7 H 1 R 1 ER 2 BB 6 K 88p/59k 5-5 GO-FO Mondesi makes a slick backhand play Omaha Storm Chasers 4 Sacramento […]