Category Archive: Omaha Royals

Jun 19

For posterity

The Omaha Royals are in first place…but this division could not be any tighter.(This may change after the night’s games wrap up, but I wanted to capture this glorious moment of either parity or mediocrity – however you want to view it – for posterity.)

Jun 11

Vote Quimby — err, Omaha in the AAA All-Star Game!

A commenter reminded me that voting is going on for the AAA All-Star team. As you probably know, he O-Royals are doing pretty well; if they win their series against Nashville this weekend, they’ll move into first place. And the roster boasts quite a few players that you could vote for without feeling TOO foolish. …

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Jun 11

UPDATE: Philip Humber hit in face by line drive

UPDATE: On the Omaha Royals Facebook page, the following update was left this afternoon: “Philip received stitches in a few places and was in an extreme amount of pain, but came through and handled himself incredibly. He will make a full recovery.” Hooray!**********I recently started working in the gift shop on my days off from …

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Jun 02

The ORoyals in May

It’s June now, which means all the May numbers are cemented in the books for the Omaha Royals. Let’s look at how our boys did last month – when the team as a whole compiled a 17-11 record and never lost more than two in a row. May’s monster wins:The O-Royals had a handful of …

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May 31

Josh Rupe’s name is Earl

That is all.

May 25

Jordan Parraz and the importance of the first pitch

I’ll start with a cute story, because I can. Sunday before the O-Royals took the field against the Salt Lake Bees, I sat near the Omaha dugout and got the camera ready for the game. Next to me was a little girl, maybe 5 years old, collecting Royals autographs. As each new player came toward …

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May 23

Photos of the Day: Omaha Royals v. Salt Lake Bees

At the last minute, I decided to skip out on watching Zack Greinke take on the Rockies, and went to Rosenblatt instead. It was the series finale between the ORoyals and the Salt Lake Bees (Angels). It ended up being a delightful pitchers’ duel, which Omaha won 2-1. It was a muggy day in Omaha, …

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May 04

On meeting Dayton Moore

These are the things I was thinking when I walked into the seating bowl at Rosenblatt Stadium yesterday evening: Where should I sit? Ew, I’ll bet the seats will all be wet from the rain this afternoon. Who’s charting tonight? I hope it’s someone funny. Oooh, this sunlight will be AWESOME for photos! I want …

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May 01

O-Royals of the Month: April

April flew by, didn’t it? As we head into May, let’s look at some of the top performers (among regular players) in Omaha during the first month of the season. The leader in the offensive categories will not surprise any of you.OBP leadersKila Ka’aihue: .444Buck Coats: .368Irving Falu: .340 Walk leadersKila Ka’aihue: 18 – leads …

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Apr 28

VIDEO: O-Royals players talk about life as minor leaguers

I made this video for a school project this week. Big thanks to the ORoyals for giving me a press pass, and to the players for their wonderful interviews. I wish I didn’t have a 2-minute time limit, because there was LOTS of other good stuff. Enjoy! (In order of appearance are RF Jordan Parraz, …

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