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I live in Craig, Colorado but grew up 45 minutes from the K and went to as many games as I could. I am an area director for Young Life, a Christian youth mentoring and outreach ministry. I pay way toooo much attention to the Royals and my work allows it.

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Carlos Fortuna

I didn't see this posted anywhere, I'm sorry if it is, but thought this story was worth the post. Former Royals prospect Carlos Fortuna lost his battle with cancer at age 22 this weekend.


Casper Ghosts now the Grand Junction Rockies

I just realized that the Casper Ghosts have moved this summer to Grand Junction, Colorado. The Chukars will play three series in Grand Junction, which is two-and-a-half hours from me (as opposed to...

salvador perez

this article from dutton makes it sound like he's getting close... and it sheds some light on Wil's transition to the outfield. I didn't realize they were so high on him. Just another reason to love our minor league system


What, no Jenn Sterger references?

I thought we we were big fans of Jenn Sterger on the site? I've been waiting for some sort of post all week. When the whole thing came out I thought, "wait, Jenn Sterger, the same Jenn Sterger that...


Lamb no-hits through 6 & 1/3

Sorry Dubya that I might be stealing your MiLB thunder, but I was listening to the game so I though I'd update. John Lamb's line - 6 1/3 innings 0 hits 0 runs 3 walks, 5 ks. They took him out after...

Guillen at it again

He's now 1-4 with the giants...except that his one hit he was thrown out trying to stretch it into a triple. you can watch the video on his player page that is linked. He definitely ran out of gas rounding second.

Joe Dickerson retires

Dickerson's was a top 25 prospect going into the season.

Fan Graphs saying Royals worse than Nats...or at least close

There is some banter in the comments about the Royals being better than at least three NL teams, but they are certainly trying for Bryce Harper.


Who is this Deivy Batista?

Yes it's early, but Deivy Batista is in the top five in nearly every offensive category in the Pioneer League. He also had a strong line in his debut in the AZL last year but has already surpased...


my failed attempt to scout the Chukars and...

I realized early this week that the Casper Ghosts, in Casper, Wyo. were hosting the Idaho Falls Chukars for five games. Seeing that it's the closest baseball field filled with non-high school...


royals win...all of them

All Royal's affiliates in action Monday night won. KC 4-2, Omaha, 2-0, NWA 5-2, Wil. 7-3, Bees off-night, B. Royals 8-5, IF 10-2. Not often that everyone gets the W.


some fresh fish to watch while the big boys flounder

At least with the Chukars and the Burlington (of the carolina persuasion) Royals starting up we can check out some of our 2009 draftees like Cole White (Chukars) and Ryan Wood (Burlington) just to...

Royals get no love from Gammons

Maybe some of the Royals' young talent is a year away from getting noticed, because Davies is the only player mentioned by the scouts Gammons talked to in this story.


Does Hernandez's demotion mean TPJ will make the 25-man roster?

Teahen to Indians?

Bob Dutton says there are talks for Teahen for Franklin Gutierrez, Ben Francisco or minor-leaguer Trevor Crowe.


who do we root for?

If Detroit wins today they will tie with the Royals in overall record, so really they would finish in last again. I believe KC had the advantage in games vs. Detroit, which technically wins the...


Bees starters are the currency of the future

We hyped up the NW Arkansas pitching staff going into this year. Does the foursome of starters for the Bees this year of Gutierrez, Caldera, Mitchell and Duffy become our next most-watched group?...


Top pitching picks update

Second round pick Michael Montgomery has pitched well this summer in Arizona. He's 2-1 with a 1.76 ERA, 24 ks to 7 bbs in 30.2 innings. Tyler Sample has struggled with control 24 walks in 19...


Kilamonster (rhymes with gila monster) kills another pitch

Kila hit his fifth home run in nine games in Omaha on Friday. This dude in en fuego. Is he starting to challenge for Shealy's chance next year?


interesting day for omaha

Shealy ejected. Kila the baseball killer hit his third long ball since call up. I didn't even notice Atencio was called up. He k'd six in three innings today.


the moose is loose

Mouse tacos continues his hot streak as of late last night hitting two home runs and finishing 3 for 4. He is now tied for second in the league with 17 dingers.


Royal's system 6-1 last night

The Royals family of teams went 6-1 on Thursday night. The only loss, a one-run setback, from the lowly Burlington Royals. A team with little offense. The Naturals have been putting up some big...


with nothing to do on an off day...

looking at minor league results to see blake johnson's not-so-good start for AA NW-Arkansas 6.0ip  7hits 4r 4er  3bbs  3ks 4.29era but it reminded me of one of Moore's first trades As...


latin america scouting

according to this story from ESPN the draft isn't over. This "draft" includes the next Miguel Cabrera and Pedro Martinez. One scouts say that top...


Butler *limitates*

Billy Butler invents a new word

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