Former Royal fan favorite Brandon Duckworth is still grinding away in professional baseball. The Phillies signed him to a minor league contract in January 2010 and Ducky has spent the whole season pitching for the AAA Leigh Valley IronPigs. His numbers are fine (5-4, 3.45 ERA) so who knows, maybe he will get a September call. We can only hope! Just thought some of you would like to know about this. Now if I can only track down Emil Brown . . .