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Diamonds in the Rough 5-1-18

Commentary I see quite a bit lately that fans are already tiring of watching Jon Jay, Lucas Duda and a few other veterans while asking to see some young guys in their place. I don’t understand that line of thinking as someone who watches the “young guys” every night. Who are you wanting to watch play? […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 9-1-17

The Royals affiliates are winding down their season and Friday may have showed that with the teams combining to go 1-5. HR Roll Call Ramon Torres (6), Meibrys Viloria (8), Darrell Miller (5), Logan Gray (4), Travis Jones (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day Travis Jones 3-4 3R, 2-2b, HR, 2 RBI, BB, SB (17) BPKC […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-22-17

The affiliates went just 2-6 despite a pair of big days on offense for Burlington and Wilmington. HR Roll Call: Ryan O’Hearn (20), Chris DeVito (20), Brandon Downes (13), John Brontsema (5), Jake Wakamatsu (3), Cal Jones (4), Oliver Nunez (2), Isaiah Smith (2) BPKC Hitters of the Day: Oliver Nunez 4-6 2R, HR, 2b, 3b, […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-16-17

A 7-2 Wednesday for the affiliates with a pair of doubleheader sweeps. HR Roll Call: Frank Schwindel (21), Bubba Starling (7), Hunter Dozier (1), Ryan O’Hearn (19), Gabe Cancel (14), Jose Caraballo (3), Rubendy Jaquez (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Rubendy Jaquez 3-3, 3R, HR, 3b, 3 RBI, BB, SB (17)  BPKC Pitcher of […]

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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 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-24-17

Reviewing the Trade – The Royals made a move on Monday, flipping a controllable and injured pitcher in Matt Strahm, struggling lefty Travis Wood and rookie league infielder Esteury Ruiz in exchange for Trevor Cahill, Brandon Maurer, and Ryan Buchter. Checkout what David Lesky wrote about it here. In my opinion, the loss of Strahm […]