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Diamonds in the Rough 04.20.15

A rough day overall for the Affiliates with just 1 win. HR Call: Brett Eibner (4), Alfredo Escalera-Maldonado (1,2)   Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Alfredo Escalera-Maldonado  2-5 2 R  2 HR  3 RBI Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Miguel Almonte  4.0 IP 1 H  0 R  0 BB 5 K […]
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Minor League Ups and Downs

A quick list of up and down performances at the minor league levels of the Royals system. Omaha Storm Chasers 5-2 thru Thursday games UP Brett Eibner – Has taken his hot performance during spring training and built on it for the Storm Chasers. In his six games Eibner has left the yard 3 times, […]
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamonds in Rough 04.16.15

An exciting day for the Affiliates as they went 2-2. HR Call: Cheslor Cuthbert (2) , Brett Eibner (2,3), Ethan Chapman (1), Corey Toups (2)   Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Brett Eibner 2-5 2 R 2 HR 6 RBI   Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Cody Reed 4.0 IP  4 […]
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 04.11.15

The  Affiliates would split their games today going 2-2. HR CALL: Brett Eibner (1)   Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Mike Bianucci 3-5  2R  2B   Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Alec Mills 5.1 IP 4H 1R  0BB 3K   Omaha Storm Chasers 5           New Orleans […]
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Homers by Hosmer and Eibner lead Royals over Astros

HOUSTON -- Eric Hosmer and Brett Eibner hit homers on back-to-back pitches in the eighth inning to help the Kansas City Royals beat the Houston Astros 11-1 on Friday night. The Royals were up by two before Hosmer's fourth home run of the spring landed in the Crawford Boxes in left field to make it 4-0. Eibner, a pinch hitter, sent the next pitch from Pat Neshek onto the concourse...
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April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Homers by Hosmer and Eibner lead Royals over Astros 11-1

HOUSTON (AP) Eric Hosmer and Brett Eibner hit homers on back-to-back pitches in the eighth inning to help the Kansas City Royals beat the Houston Astros 11-1 on Friday night. The Royals were up by two before Hosmer's fourth home run of the spring landed in the Crawford Boxes in left field to make it 4-0. Eibner, a pinch hitter, sent the next pitch from Pat Neshek onto the concourse...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Eibner goes deep twice in Royals' 4-4 tie with Dodgers

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Clayton Kershaw and Yorduna Ventura each had a final sharp outing in preparation for opening day, and the Los Angeles Dodgers and Kansas City Royals tied 4-4 Wednesday. Kershaw, the 2014 National League MVP and Cy Young Award winner, threw 45 pitches while facing 11 batters and gave up one hit and an unearned run. He'll next face the San Diego Padres on April 6...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

The 2015 RoyalsBlue.com Spring Training Awards

     Once again, the Royals are just about wrapped up with their yearly soiree to the copper state. In typical fashion, the boys in blue have performed very well under the high sky, filling the box scores with crooked numbers and residing third in the Cactus League standings (17-10 as of the time this post was written). Opening day is less than a week away and we fans are...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals Spring Training Notes

  With spring training underway, here are a few notable stats from the first 6 games: Brett Eibner leads the undefeated Royals in hitting with 4 hits in 7 at bats. He has 2 home runs and a 2.196 OPS along with a .571 batting average. Alex Rios and Eric Hosmer lead the pack of the projected starters, Rios has 6 hits in 12 at bats with 3 home runs already this spring in...
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals invite 23 non-roster players to spring training

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals have invited 23 non-roster players to spring training, including former fifth overall draft pick Bubba Starling and promising youngsters Miguel Almonte and Raul Mondesi. Starling, who grew up near Kansas City, has struggled in the minor leagues but will get a taste of big league camp. Almonte, a right-hander, and Mondesi, an infielder, are non-drafted...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals invite 23 non-roster players to spring training

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Royals have invited 23 non-roster players to spring training, including former fifth overall draft pick Bubba Starling and promising youngsters Miguel Almonte and Raul Mondesi. Starling, who grew up near Kansas City, has struggled in the minor leagues but will get a taste of big league camp. Almonte, a right-hander, and Mondesi, an infielder, are non-drafted...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 09.13.14

HR CALL: Brian Bocock (1,2), Pedro Ciriaco (1), Brett Hayes (1), Brett Eibner (1)  Pine Tar Press Playoff Performer of the Day: Brian Bocock 3-4   2 R  2 HR  3 RBI  Omaha Storm Chasers 11          Reno Aces 2            Series tied 2-2The Chasers offense slugged their way to a series tie. Fallin behind 1-0 in the 3rd, the Chasers would score 9 unanswered runs in...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 09.09.14

HR CALL: None Pine Tar Press Playoff Performer of the Day: Aaron Brooks  7.0 IP  4 H  2 R  1 BB  5 K  Omaha Storm Chasers 6                  Reno Aces 2                Chasers lead series 1-0Aaron Brooks once again pitched great as the Chasers jumped out to a series lead.  The offense jumped on Aces' starter Clayton Richard and chased him out of the game...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 09.06.14

A big inning would send the Chasers to the next series.HR CALL: Whit Merrifield (3) Pine Tar Press Playoff Performer of the Day: Christian Binford 4.0 IP 2 H 0 R  1 BB  4 K  Omaha Storm Chasers 6                Memphis Redbirds 2                    Chasers win series 3-1. A big 5th inning would propel the Chasers to their 4th straight PCL Championship series...
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September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 08.30.14

While Omaha kept their playoff hopes alive, Wilmington and Idaho Falls saw their playoff dreams falter. The Affiliates would go 2-5.HR CALL: Whit Merrifield (3), Matt Fields (26, 27), Cheslor Cuthbert (2), Brett Hayes (3), Brian Fletcher (5), Brett Eibner (1), Kenny Diekroeger (5) Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Luis Santos 5.1 IP  3 H  0 R  0BB  4 K Pine Tar Press Hitter...
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 06.22.14

The affiliates put together a couple comeback wins and Burlington got their fist win of the season. The Affiliates had a record of 3-3 today.HR Call: Brett Eibner (7),  Bubba Starling  (4),  Brandon Dulin (3), Chase Vallot (1) Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Jonathan Dziedzic 6.0 IP  7 H  1 R  2 BB  7 K Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Bubba Starling 2-5 R  HR  RBI...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 06.17.14

The Chasers and Naturals continued their recent winning ways while the Chukars began the season with a doubleheader.HR Call: Paulo Orlando (4), Brett Eibner (6) , Jesus Flores (4,5),  Jimmy Paredes (5), Danny Valencia (1), Lane Adams (5)  Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Sam Selman  5.1 IP   3 H  2 R   1 BB  4 K  Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Jesus Flores 4-5   3...
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 05.24.14

The Affiliates showed some power today as they went 2-2. HR Call: Johnny Giavotella (2), Brett Eibner (5),  Melky Mesa (5), Edinson Rincon (1),  Orlando Calixte (4), Cody Stubbs (2)   Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: P.J. Walters 6.0 IP  4 H  2 R  BB  7 K  Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Cody Stubbs 3-4 R  3B  HR   5 RBI    Omaha Storm Chasers...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 05.02.14

A good day for the Affiliates as they picked up 3 wins. HR Call: Brett Eibner (4),  Frank Schwindel (3)     Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Tim Melville 6.0 IP  5 H 3 R  1 ER  3 BB  6 K  [caption id="attachment_4794" align="aligncenter" width="225"] Tim Melville[/caption]   Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day:  Whit Merrifield 3-4  2 R  3B  3 RBI...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Mixed Bag

#RoyalsFreeOut - We all know about the troubling number of double plays the Royals have hit into but they've given away plenty of other outs.  Checkout more in Flanny's Five via FoxSportsKC  Duffman - We have went up and down and around with Duffy's development but if the past two appearances are an indication then he will likely stay in the bullpen until Chen pitches his way...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 4.17

For the first time this year all 4 of the Affiliates would pick up a win. HR Call: Jesus Flores (1), Whit Merrifield (1), Jared Schlehuber (2) Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Jonathan Dziedzic 5.0 IP  1 R  2 BB 4 K Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Brett Eibner 3-4  2 R  2B  RBI  2 BB Omaha Storm Chasers 14            Round Rock Express 1 A...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 04.13.14

A rough day for the Affiliates dropping all 4 games today. HR Call: Mark Threlkeld (2)   Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Daniel Stumpf  5.2 IP  6 H 1 R  1 BB 5 K Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Brett Eibner 4-5  R   [caption id="attachment_5950" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Brett Eibner[/caption]   Omaha Storm Chasers 3          Nashville...
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 04.09.14

Omaha's offense was in full force as Eibner had a humongous day. First innings struggles would doom both Wilmington and Lexington. the Affiliates would go 1-2 today with  NWA off. HR Call: Brett Eibner 2 (3) , Jimmy Paredes (1), Christian Colon (1)    Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day:  Cory Wade 1.2 IP 0 R 0 H 0 BB 2 K Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Brett...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The Starting 9 (April 3rd-6th)

Our weekly look at the top performances in the Kansas City Royals minor league system. An abbreviated week with multiple rainouts in the system but none the less the Royals had a couple excellent showings from Wilmington.  Also included a few Storm Chasers got their season off to outstanding starts.  Remember age, level matter when considering the performances of each week....
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April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 04.05.14

Squandering good starting pitching was the highlight for the affiliates today as Lamb, Binford, and Tenuta all pitched well in losing efforts.  Omaha would get there first win in walkoff fashion while Wilmington faced their first defeat as the affiliates went 2-3 today. HR Call: Brett Eibner (1), Cheslor Cuthbert (1)   Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: John Lamb 5.0 IP...
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April 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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