Monthly Archives: November 2016

Winter League Recap

There were three KC Royals debuts in winter ball last week, one of those who debutedĀ is a big leaguer. Two of the debuts came in the Venezuelan Winter League, where they are currently in their All-Star break (tonight is the … Continue reading

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ABL Week 2 Recap

Since the Arizona Fall League season has come to an end, I have decided to split up my winter league recap. Since the Australian Baseball League games are only played on the weekends, that seemed like the logical choice to … Continue reading

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Winter league recap

The Australian Baseball League kicked off last weekend and there are four KC Royals minor leaguers playing for the Melbourne Aces (free agent reliever Peter Moylan also signed to play with the Aces). The Aces went 3-1 in winning their … Continue reading

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Final AFL stats

The KC Royals contingent of nine won the Arizona Fall League West Division as members of the Surprise Saguaros, managed by former Royal Carlos Febles (who now manages in the Boston organization). They lost to champion Mesa on Saturday to … Continue reading

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Surprise loses in AFL Championship

The Surprise Saguaros lost in the Arizona Fall League Championship, losing 6-1 to Mesa on Saturday afternoon. A KC Royals minor leaguer got the start for Surprise, though I was wrong about which pitcher. Lefty Eric Stout started (not top … Continue reading

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Royals re-sign Butera, fill roster to 40

The KC Royals made a flurry of roster moves before the 8pm ET deadline to set 40-man rosters. First, they re-signed backup catcher Drew Butera to a two-year deal. Butera, who hit .285 in 2016, will make a total of … Continue reading

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Surprise advances to AFL Championship

It came down to the final day of the Arizona Fall League regular season, but the Surprise Saguaros won the AFL West with a 17-14 record. In yesterday’s finale, five of the six teams were still in the playoff race. … Continue reading

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