Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough 4-18-17

A rough night for the affiliates, going 0-4 with late leads lost in multiple games. HR Roll Call: Peter O’Brien (2), Samir Duenez (2), Mauricio Ramos (2), Khalil Lee (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Nicky Lopez 4-5, R, 2-2b, RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Gerson Garabito 7 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 […]

Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough 4-13-17

The Royals affiliates went 2-2 with an excellent pitching performance at Triple-A. HR Roll Call: Bubba Starling (1), Angelo Castellano (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Angelo Castellano 2-4, 3R, HR, 4 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Josh Staumont 6 IP, 1 H, 0R, 2 BB, 12 K, 4-2 GO-FO, 92p/58k, 16 swinging strikes […]

Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough 4-8-17

Sorry for the lack of Diamonds on Saturday morning. Back in action now, the Royals affiliates had a rough Saturday night, going 0-4 with some rough pitching at three spots. HR Roll Call Ramon Torres (1), Donnie Dewees (1), Colton Frabasilio (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day Colton Frabasilio 2-3 HR, RBI, BB BPKC Pitcher […]

Matt Strahm, Kansas City Royals

BPKC Minor League Prospect Rankings List

If you’re a reader of BPKC and my stuff in particular then you know that I haven’t put out an “official” ranking of Royals minor league prospects this year. Prior to the minor league season starting, I wanted my rankings to be known in comparison to other outlets that are available as I feel my […]

Khalil Lee - Photo credit Bill Mitchell

The Academy – 2017 Minor League Roster Breakdown, Part 1

Despite an 0-1 major league record and the roof caving in, the Royals sent out their minor league rosters on Monday with the decision to try to compete at those levels. The Royals, after playoff runs in 2014 and 2015 that cost them a heavy haul of prospects, have a farm system lacking compared to […]

Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough 8-24-16

A 4-3 day for the Royals affiliates on Wednesday. HR Roll Call Joe Dudek (3), Gabriel Cancel (5), Kort Peterson (4) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Frank Schwindel 2-4 3R, 2-2b, BB BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Matt Portland 6 IP 4 H 2 R 1 ER 2 BB 5 K […]

Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough 8-18-16

A pair of doubleheader sweeps and a pair of 11th inning losses highlighted a 6-4 day for the Royals affiliates. HR Roll Call: Travis Maezes (14), Chase Vallot (13), Nicky Lopez (4), Dennicher Carrasco (7), Jose Caraballo (6) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Travis Maezes, 2¬†games: 4-7, 3R, 3-2b, HR, 4 RBI BP […]

Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough 7-18-16

4-4 day with a big offensive day in the Dominican. HR Roll Call: Travis Maezes (10), Seuly Matias (4) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Boo Vazquez 2-4, 2R, 2-3b, RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Andres Machado 5 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 4 K, 8-2 GO-FO, 52p/37k Omaha […]

Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough 7-5-16

Three affiliates scored double digit runs while compiling a 4-3 record Tuesday. HR Roll Call Orlando Calixte (6), Mauricio Ramos (4), Anderson Miller (3) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Orlando Calixte 4-6 3R, 2-2b, HR, 2 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Matt Strahm 5.1 IP 5 H 2 R 0 […]