Author Archives: Jen Nevius

About Jen Nevius

I first became a KC Royals fan way back in 1995 when I attended my first Wilmington Blue Rocks game. I fell in love with minor league baseball then and began following the Royals as former Blue Rocks clawed their way to the big leagues. 3+ years ago I started covering the Royals for Aerys Sports, but since the site has been shut down, I am going out on my own.

Saying goodbye

I’ve been putting off writing this post, but after seven seasons, it is time to end my time writing “Drinking the Royals Blue Aid”. While I enjoy it, I’m getting too old to be putting so much time into what … Continue reading

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Expect to see more of Bender in Wilmington in 2018

As High-A Wilmington‘s 2017 season came to a close, they were in need of a starting pitcher. They called on right-hander Anthony Bender for a doubleheader start on the last Sunday of the regular season. The 20th round pick of … Continue reading

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Blue Rocks Vines talks about his 2017 season

The first full professional season for right-hander Jace Vines was a successful one. The 2016 fourth round KC Royals Draft pick out of Texas A&M started the season with Low-A Lexington, was named to the South Atlantic League All-Star team, … Continue reading

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Tulsa wins TL North title over Naturals

Double-A NW Arkansas saw their 2017 season come to an end on Sunday night, as the Naturals lost Game 5 of the Texas League North Division series in Tulsa, 6-1. The Naturals could not solve their road woes, as they … Continue reading

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Naturals get blown out in Game 4 of TLDS

Double-A NW Arkansas blew an early lead, losing 16-8 in Game 4 of the Texas League Division Series in Tulsa. The two teams will play a win-or-go-home Game 5 on Sunday to determine the North Division champs and who will … Continue reading

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Naturals take 2-1 series lead over Tulsa

The NW Naturals took a 2-1 Texas League Division Series lead over Tulsa, winning 7-3 in Game 3 at Tulsa. The Naturals took a 3-0 lead in the first, starting with back-to-back RBI singles from Ryan O’Hearn and Mauricio Ramos. … Continue reading

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Naturals and Tulsa split first two games of Texas League Division Series

In the Double-A Texas League, the NW Arkansas Naturals and Tulsa Drillers split the first two games of the TL North Division Series, with the Naturals as host. The Naturals took the first game, 3-1. Neither starting pitcher factored into … Continue reading

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