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Diamonds in the Rough Weekend Recap

Stock UP – Jake Junis – the right-handed starting pitcher has shown lately that he can dominate a Triple-A lineup, lowering his Triple-A ERA to just 2.48 in six starts. The former 29th round 2011 draft pick has K’d 11.9 per 9 innings this season against usual paltry walk total (8 in 36.1 innings). If an injury […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 5-23-17

The Royals affiliates split the two games that finished, while Lexington and NW Arkansas were suspended. HR Roll Call: Tanner Stanley (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Chris DeVito 2-4, 2-2b, RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Cristian Castillo 6 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, 3-7 GO-FO, 76p/48k Wilmington Blue […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 5-22-17

A solid 3-1 day for the affiliates with big wins at Low-A and High-A. HR Roll Call: Ramon Torres (5), Cam Gallagher (1), Anderson Miller (7), Chase Vallot (5), Nicky Lopez (2), Wander Franco (2), Joe Dudek (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Nicky Lopez 2-4, 2R, HR, 3b, 2 RBI, BB, SB (9), CS […]

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Diamonds in the Rough – Weekend Edition

Another week in the books and it’s time to see who’s helping out down on the farm. Stock UP Bubba Starling – It’s no secret that Starling has struggled over the past couple of years, as the outfielder has hit just .188 since the start of last season. Much of those struggles have been from his […]

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Bring On The Kids

It’s time for a painful reckoning. Even discussing this is not fun. But yes, it is time to prepare ourselves to say goodbye to many of our favorite Royals. Sure, they’ll come back to Kansas City from time to time, wearing different colors, and some people will boo them while others give them ovations for […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 5-4-16

A Quick Rant I don’t know how many people read what I write here, but I’m sure some tend to think I look at the organization with a little too much sunshine. That may be the case at times but it was once told to me that members of the organization and/or family members of […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 4-25-17

A 2-2 day with trouble getting any offense going at Single-A. HR Roll Call: Jorge Soler (2), Frank Schwindel (2), Humberto Arteaga (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Frank Schwindel 2-4, HR, 2b, 2 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Miguel Almonte 5.2 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 7 K, 2-2 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 4-24-17

A rough night for the affiliates, going 0-3 with late losses at Double-A and Single-A. HR Roll Call Samir Duenez (3) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Samir Duenez 2-4 HR, 2 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Travis Eckert 6 IP 3 H 0 R 0 ER 1 BB 5 K 4-4 GO-FO 75p/51k New […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 4-23-17

A good day was had by the affiliates on Sunday, going 4-1 with just an extra inning loss at High-A. HR Roll Call Ryan O’Hearn (5),Logan Moon (2), Elier Hernandez (2), Chris DeVito (3) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Samir Duenez 2-4 HR, 2R, 2b, 5 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Gerson Garabito 6 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough Stock Up Stock Down 4-21-17

Stock UP Corey Toups – The small second baseman that I wrote a story about last year continues to hit, hit and hit some more, connecting on two home runs this week and slashing .325/.413/.550 through Friday. In addition to the hitting Toups has been solid with the glove at both second and third base. […]