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Friday Notes

The season has lasted eight full days and the Royals have played four games. That alone makes any kind of significant analysis difficult, and when you add in the abnormally cold weather, it’s hard to come to any real conclusions this soon. The only thing I think I can say definitively is that I still […]

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Minor League Roster Breakdown

The Royals released their minor league rosters on Monday for the full season squads. Other than some injury announcements, the rosters weren’t that surprising. The rosters have quite a few players repeating the Double-A level, although there are some interesting repeats of other levels as well. Instead of going through each roster which you can find on, I thought […]

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Third Annual BP Kansas City Predictions

As we do every year at BP Kansas City, we’re here on Opening Day to predict the future. This doesn’t mean that you should skip watching this season, you just know ahead of time how things will turn out. If you’re okay with spoilers, read ahead. In addition to division winners, wild cards and World Series […]


Diamonds in the Rough 8-31-17

The Royals affiliates went 2-3 on Thursday night. HR Roll Call: Ryan O’Hearn (22), Jack Lopez (5), MJ Melendez (4) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Brewer Hicklen 3-4 2R, 2b, RBI, SB BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Colin Rodgers 6 IP 5 H 0 R 0 ER 2 BB 5 K 8-4 GO-FO 83p/50k  NW […]


Diamonds in the Rough 8-25-17

A good Friday for the Royals affiliates with five wins in seven games. HR Roll Call: Mauricio Ramos (11), Chris DeVito (21), Matt Morales (1), Cal Jones (5), Reynin Reynoso (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Robby Rinn 4-5, R, 2-2b, RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Cristian Castillo 7 IP, 5 H, 1 R, […]


Diamonds in the Rough 8-17-17

Royals affiliates went 3-4 on Thursday. HR Roll Call: Angelo Castellano (8), Reed Rohlman (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Julio Gonzalez 4-5, R, 2b, 3b, 6 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Garrett Davila 6 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, HBP, 10-2 GO-FO, 83p/49k Oklahoma City Dodgers 4, Omaha […]


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 […]