Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough 4-12-17

A 1-2 day for the affiliates with a win at Triple-A and an extra inning loss at High-A. HR Roll Call: Jorge Bonifacio (2), Ryan O’Hearn (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Ryan O’Hearn 2-4, 2b, HR, 2 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Foster Griffin 6 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 6 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 4-11-17

The affiliates went 3-1 with large margins of victory at Double-A and Triple-A on Tuesday. HR Roll Call: Whit Merrifield (3), Ramon Torres (2), Logan Moon (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Logan Moon 3-4, 3R, 2b, HR, 3 RBI, BB BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Zach Lovvorn 6 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 4-9-17

The affiliates ended a rough weekend with just an Omaha win on Sunday in four games. HR Roll Call: Whit Merrifield (2), Jorge Bonifacio (1), Brandon Downes (1), Manny Olloque (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Manny Olloque 3-4, 3R, HR, 2-2b, RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Luke Farrell 5.1 IP, 5 H, 3 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 4-8-17

Sorry for the lack of Diamonds on Saturday morning. Back in action now, the Royals affiliates had a rough Saturday night, going 0-4 with some rough pitching at three spots. HR Roll Call Ramon Torres (1), Donnie Dewees (1), Colton Frabasilio (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day Colton Frabasilio 2-3 HR, RBI, BB BPKC Pitcher […]

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The Academy – 2017 Minor League Roster Breakdown, Part 1

Despite an 0-1 major league record and the roof caving in, the Royals sent out their minor league rosters on Monday with the decision to try to compete at those levels. The Royals, after playoff runs in 2014 and 2015 that cost them a heavy haul of prospects, have a farm system lacking compared to […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 9-5-16

One affiliate advanced in the playoffs while another qualified for the postseason during a 2-4 day that saw three team’s seasons come to an end. HR Roll Call: Dusty Coleman (6), Ramon Torres (2), Luis Villegas 2 (5)  BP KC Hitter of the Day – Yeison Melo 5-6, 3R, 2-2b  BP KC Pitcher of the Day – […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 9-4-16

Royals affiliates went 3-3 on Sunday, with a playoff loss in Burlington and a must-have win at Double-A. HR Roll Call: Corey Toups (12), Robert Pehl (1), Travis Maezes (15), Ben Johnson (6), Manny Olloque (7), Rudy Martin (2) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Robert Pehl 2-4, 2R, HR, 4 RBI BP KC […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 9-3-16

A 4-3 Saturday featured a huge blowout win by the Burlington Royals in game one of the Appy League playoffs. HR Roll Call Mike Hill (10), Chase Vallot (15), Emmanuel Rivera (3), Nathan Esposito (3) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Nathan Esposito 3-5 3R, HR, 7 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day […]

Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough 9-2-16

A 3-2 Friday despite five good starts by the Royals affiliate’s starting pitchers. HR Roll Call Angelo Castellano (2) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Mauricio Ramos 3-4 2R, 2b, 2 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Alec Mills 6 IP 3 H 0 R 0 ER 1 BB 9 K 6-1 […]