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Diamonds in the Rough 6-26-17

It was a rough day on the farm with the Royals affiliates losing all six games played to completion on Monday. HR Roll Call: Chase Vallot 2 (9, 10), Dennicher Carrasco (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Chase Vallot 2-3, 3R, 2 HR, 3 RBI, 2 BB BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Wilmer Jimenez 5.2 […]

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 […]

Meibrys Viloria

Prospecting the Royals, Process Reboot

When Dayton Moore accepted the offer to become the Royals general manager in June of 2006, he arrived knowing that the farm system, his specialty, was one of the most barren in the game. Despite years of picking in the Top 10 of the MLB draft, the Royals ranked just 23rd of the organizational rankings by Baseball America that […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-19-16

A 4-3 night for the affiliates on Friday. HR Roll Call Orlando Calixte (10), Zane Evans (5), Nicky Lopez (5), Seuly Matias (8), Khalil Lee (6) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Orlando Calixte 3-4 3R, HR, 2 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Derek Gordon 4 IP 2 H 0 R […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-17-16

Multiple affiliates were rained out on Wednesday HR Roll Call: Ryan O’Hearn 2(20) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Ryan O’Hearn 3-4, 3R, 2 HR, 6 RBI, BB BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Zach Lovvorn 7 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 7 K, 9-3 GO-FO, 102p/62k Omaha Storm […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-9-16

The Royals affiliates went 5-5 on Tuesday with a doubleheader sweep in Wilmington. HR Roll Call: Frank Schwindel (20), Brandon Downes (10), Travis Maezes (13), Jonathan McCray (6), Seuly Matias (7), Cal Jones (1)  BP KC Hitter of the Day – Esteury Ruiz 5-5, R, 2b BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Yender Caramo […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-23-16

A 5-3 day for the affiliates with outstanding starts at Triple-A and Double-A. HR Roll Call Alfredo Escalera (4), Xavier Fernandez (7), Marten Gasparini (7), Tanner Stanley (2), Emmanuel Rivera (2), Seuly Matias (6), Dusty Coleman (3) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Seuly Matias 2-4 2 R, HR, 3b, 3 RBI BP KC Pitcher […]

Khalil Lee - Photo credit Bill Mitchell

Can I See Your I.D.? Young Royals Prospects Making Names For Themselves

A couple of times this season I have written how the Royals farm system is down a bit talent wise. That isn’t really shocking, I mean, after all, they traded three stud left-handed pitchers last season and a couple other arms that were decent depth pieces. Combine that trade with the fact that they have been […]

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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 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-13-16

A good day for the affiliates with solid pitching on most fronts and plenty of offense. The teams finished 6-1 with a late win in Arizona. HR Roll Call: Carlos Garcia (3), Roman Collins (4), Jonathan McCray (4), Chase Vallot (9), Seuly Matias 2 (3) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Seuly Matias 2-5, […]