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Diamonds in the Rough 7-12-17

It was a solid day for the Royals affiliates on Wednesday, going 5-2. Triple-A All-Star Raul Mondesi didn’t participate in the All-Star game likely due to the injury sustained in his last regular season game. HR Roll Call: Samir Duenez (12), Emmanuel Rivera (9), Vance Vizcaino (2), Jose Caraballo (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-10-17

A rough day for the affiliates before their one day break for the MLB All-Star game, going 1-6 on Monday HR Roll Call: Gabe Cancel (10), Joe Dudek (5), Robby Rinn (3), Seuly Matias (3) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Gabe Cancel 2-3, 2R, HR, 2b, 2BB, 2 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Franco […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-9-17

Royal representative Foster Griffin faced two hitters in the MLB Futures Game, retiring one on a lineout and earning a strikeout on a 3-2 pitch. Meanwhile in Miami, @Foster_Griffin retired both batters he faced in the #FuturesGame. #RaisedRoyal pic.twitter.com/EWUG91XDud — Kansas City Royals (@Royals) July 9, 2017 Via @Royals HR Roll Call: Ryan O’Hearn (15), […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-8-17

Royals affiliates were 3-5 on Saturday. The news on Ashe Russell stepping away from the game came out via the KC Star on Friday from Rustin Dodd. On Saturday Russell’s agent made a brief statement via Ken Rosenthal to reiterate that it wasn’t a retirement and just a stepping away to clear his head. In […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-7-17

The Royals affiliates were 5-4 on Friday. HR Roll Call Raul Mondesi (10), Chris DeVito (18), Roman Collins (6), Khalil Lee (13), Emmanuel Rivera (8), Dennicher Carrasco (4), Jose Caraballo (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day Emmanuel Rivera 3-4 HR, 2-2b BPKC Pitcher of the Day Andre Davis 6 IP 1 H 2 R 0 ER […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-6-17

All four rookie affiliates lost on a 3-5 Thursday in the Royals system. HR Roll Call: Nick Dini (4), Chris DeVito (17), Nick Heath (1), Angelo Castellano (4), Luis Villegas (2), Oliver Nunez (1), Esteury Ruiz (3), MJ Melendez (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Nick Dini 2-5, 4R, HR BPKC Pitcher of the Day: […]

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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 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough Weekend Edition

  Omaha Storm Chasers 9 Colorado Springs Sky Sox 6 Boxscore HR Ryan O’Hearn 2 (13) Colorado Springs Sky Sox 11 Omaha Storm Chasers 0 Boxscore HR None The Chasers split their weekend games with Colorado Springs, getting a walk-off home run from Ryan O’Hearn on Saturday night. The win for Omaha snapped a six-game […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 6-29-17

The affiliates got a late comeback win in Orem with a pair of home runs by a coach’s son to give them a winning day at 4-3. HR Roll Call: Ryan O’Hearn (10), Frank Schwindel (9), Donnie Dewees (6), Brandon Downes (6), Joe Dudek (2), Jake Wakamatsu 2(2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Jake Wakamatsu […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 6-28-17

The Royals affiliates went 3-4 on Wednesday. HR Roll Call: Luis Villegas (1), MJ Melendez (1), Ismaldo Rodriguez (3) BPKC Hitter of the Day: MJ Melendez 2-5, HR, 2 RBI, 2 CS on defense BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Christopher Marte 5.1 IP, 6 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, 4-2 GO-FO  […]