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Northwest Arkansas Naturals Pound Out 14 Hits In 8-3 Win At Midland

MIDLAND, Texas – 14 hits produced eight runs as the Northwest Arkansas (1-2) rocked the Midland RockHounds (2-1) on Saturday night at Security Bank Ballpark. Three Naturals enjoyed three-hit nights in the five-run win. Northwest Arkansas backed starter Jonathan Dziedzic in his Double-A debut by putting up three runs on five hits in the third inning. The Naturals offense was sparked...
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April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Monday Mailbag: Dozier or Urshela?

Have a dynasty-related question and want a Prof’s opinion? Then take a minute and submit your question on our Dynasty Desk home page for a chance to have your question answered on our next Monday Mailbag! You can also ask the Dynasty Profs directly on Twitter: Jake Devereaux, Lance Rinker, and George Bissell. Hunter Dozier or Giovanni Urshela for a 20 team dynasty 5X5 but 5th...
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Top Royals 2013 pick Dozier set to build on Double-A struggles

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Hunter Dozier, the Royals' top pick in the 2013 draft, surveyed the Kauffman Stadium scene last Friday as a sellout crowd began filing in. "The atmosphere here is amazing," Dozier noted, his eyes gazing toward the stands. "This is where you want to be." And playing at Kauffman Stadium is where the Royals want Dozier to be as well, within a year or two. Dozier...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Hunter Dozier, Ali Williams To Arizona Fall League

The Kansas City Royals announced the players that they would be sending to the Arizona Fall League this season.  Yesterday, i70baseball focused on Bubba Starling and his continued development. Two players from the Northwest Arkansas Naturals, Hunter Dozier and Ali Williams, will join Starling in the AFL this season.  Their manager, Vance Wilson, has been tapped to manage the Peoria...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Pine Tar Press Kansas City Royals Top 10 Prospect Rankings

Here is a quick glance at how I am ranking the Kansas City Royals Top 10 Prospects at the current time. During the offseason I will create a much longer and more extensive Royals prospect rankings list with the hopes of going at least 50 deep.Tier 4 - Tools are there but much refinement is needed.10. Cam Gallagher - A catching prospect really isn't a catching prospect until he first...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals pondering move of top 2013 pick Dozier to RF

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals have had internal discussions about moving third-base prospect Hunter Dozier to another position, perhaps right field, if Dozier develops and advances quickly through their minor-league system. Dozier was drafted as a shortstop in 2013 with the eighth overall pick in the draft. He was moved quickly to third base. But if Mike Moustakas, who leads the...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals Prospect Profile: Frank Schwindel

The 2013 draft will always be known as the Sean Manaea and Hunter Dozier freakout draft to those who watched fans on twitter go bonkers when the Royals made a calculated risk to take Dozier in hopes that Dozier would land to them with their second pick. It is the greatest storyline that can be created out of the new draft system really, taking calculated risk with bonus money in...
Via Pine Tar Press
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 05.06.14

Thanks to one of the Royals top prospects the affiliates avoided a winless day going 1-2. HR Call: Hunter Dozier (2), Johermyn Chavez (2)    Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Jason Adam 6.0 IP  7 H  2 R  2 BB  6 K [caption id="attachment_12994" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Jason Adam[/caption] Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day:  Hunter Dozier  2-3  R  ...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mixed Bag

[caption id="attachment_26687" align="alignleft" width="180"] Dozier w/ Vance Wilson[/caption] Blue Rockin' - Great start to the season for Miguel Almonte and Hunter Dozier as the two powered the Blue Rocks to a season opening win.  The right-handed pitcher struck out three while walking a pair and hitting one batter but allowed just one hit in his time on the mound.  Inside...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Sean Manaea: Royals Savvy Draft Pick

Tony Campbell/Baseball America ”#Royals LHP Sean Manaea sitting 93-94 in his first inning of work (backfield game). Command is sharp. He’s painting. This is sexy.” This is a quote from Jason Parks, prospect scout for Baseball Prospectus from twitter. Parks wrote a couple of paragraphs about Manaea at here:
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March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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