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 […]

Friday Notes

Friday Notes

I think there’s a pretty good chance a 25-man roster built with only free agents would be a playoff team in 2018. Alex Avila, Jonathan Lucroy, Eric Hosmer, Neil Walker, Mike Moustakas, Eduardo Nunez, Jon Jay, Lorenzo Cain, J.D. Martinez and Logan Morrison is a pretty salty offense. The rotation of Jake Arrieta, Yu Darvish, […]

Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough 6-17-17

A 5-1 day for the Royals affiliates with the only loss coming in the Dominican. HR Roll Call Ryan O’Hearn (9), Corey Toups (5), Kort Peterson (2), John Brontsema (2), Rudy Martin (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day John Brontsema 4-4 5R, HR BPKC Pitcher of the Day Scott Blewett 6 IP 2 H 0 […]

Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough 6-2-17

2-2 Friday night for the affiliates with a big offensive night at High-A. HR Roll Call Frank Schwindel (7), Chris DeVito (14), Brandon Downes (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day Chris DeVito 4-6 2R, 2b, 3b, HR, RBI  BPKC Pitcher of the Day Emilio Ogando 6 IP 5 H 2 R 2 ER 1 BB […]

Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough 5-29-17

A 2-1 Memorial Day for the affiliates with a day off at Double-A. HR Roll Call: Gabe Cancel (4) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Ramon Torres 2-4, 2b, 4 RBI  BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Jace Vines 6 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, 7-5 GO-FO, 98p/64k   Omaha Storm […]