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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 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 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-23-17

A 3-4 day with late wins at Double-A and Triple-A for the Royals affiliates. HR Roll Call: Frank Schwindel (14), Dean Anna (5), Chris DeVito (19), Freddy Fermin (1), Seuly Matias (5) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Seuly Matias 3-5, 2R, HR, 5 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: A.J. Puckett 6 IP, 1 H, 1 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-17-17

A 2-6 Monday for the Royals affiliates. HR Roll Call: Frank Schwindel (11), Cam Gallagher (5), Logan Moon (5), Wander Franco (3), Joe Dudek (6), Meibrys Viloria (6), Angelo Castellano (6), Yeison Melo (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Seuly Matias 2-5 R, 2b, 4 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Jake Junis 6 IP 4 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-14-17

A great Friday for the affiliates with three walk off wins on a 7-1 day. HR Roll Call: Dennicher Carrasco (5) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Cristian Perez 5-5 2R, 2b, 2 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Emilio Ogando 5 IP 7 H 0 R 0 ER 1 BB 6 K 2-5 GO-FO 91p/57k […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-13-17

A good day at the lower levels led the Royals affiliates to a 5-2 day, with their Low-A game getting suspended after playing 20 innings. HR Roll Call: Angelo Castellano (5), Jonathan McCray (3) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Esteury Ruiz 3-4, 2R, 2-2b, 3b, 2 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Justin Camp 5 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-3-17

The Royals affiliates played four extra inning games in their 1-8 day Monday. J2 Signing Day Notes – A Royals official gave me a little information on the two Venezuelan signees for the July 2nd international signing period. Both players are right-handed hitters with average speed. The Royals scouts believe Jesus Reyes is a plus […]