Monthly Archives: April 2015

ICYMI: Another great play by Legends’ Downes

In case you missed it, Lexington Legends centerfielder Brandon Downes made yet another great play. This came on Tuesday night, in Lexington’s first game against Rome. Check it out:  

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Blue Rocks Mills works his way back from injury

Right-hander Alec Mills was in the middle of an All-Star season in his first full professional season in the KC Royals organization in 2013 (after being drafted in the 22nd round in 2012). After starting the season in Low-A Lexington’s … Continue reading

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Royals drop finale in Cleveland

The KC Royals dropped their series finale in Cleveland by a 7-5 score. The Royals now return home to face American League Central rival Detroit for four games. The Royals were hit by a pitch once again (the 20th time … Continue reading

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Royals come back again to beat Indians

The KC Royals made two comebacks in the game to beat Cleveland, 11-5. The last was a six-run top of the seventh after the Indians had retaken the lead in the bottom of the sixth on a Brandon Moss three-run … Continue reading

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Former Royal Navarro makes big league debut

For the second straight week, a former KC Royal made his Major League debut. It came on Friday, April 24th, when the Baltimore Orioles called up infielder Rey Navarro. My first year covering the Wilmington Blue Rocks was in 2011 … Continue reading

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Royals come back to beat Indians

A huge crowd of 9,668 came out to Progressive Field tonight to watch the KC Royals beat host Cleveland, 6-2. The Indians defense once again failed them and reigning CY Young award winner Corey Kluber had no answer for the … Continue reading

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Volquez drops appeal, starts serving suspension tonight

After pitching very well on Sunday afternoon (until the Chicago White Sox scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth), KC Royals starter Edinson Volquez has decided to drop his appeal of his five-game suspension from throwing punches in … Continue reading

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