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Royals finish third in bonus expenditures for 2011 Draft

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$14 million shelled out to draftees from June 2011 - only the Pirates and Nats spent more.

Caption contest! What the heck is going on here with Kila Ka'aihue and Kurt Mertins? First one to...

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Caption contest! What the heck is going on here with Kila Ka'aihue and Kurt Mertins? First one to make reference to Brokeback Mountain loses! (More Chasers pics here)

Dubya's Top Farm Performers (8/20/11)

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  1. John Whittleman (3B-Wilmington-24); Game 2: 2-3, 2R, 2B(22), HR(20), 3 RBI(63), E(24) - Hitting .235, OBP .350
  2. Leondy Perez (SP-Kane County-22): 5.0IP, 3H, 0ER, 0BB, 5K, W(7-11) - 3.23 ERA
  3. Wil Myers (RF-NWA-20): 2-3, 2R, 2 2B(20), 2 RBI(40), BB - Hitting .259, OBP .355
  4. Cheslor Cuthbert (3B-Kane County-18): 1-3, 2R, HR(8), 2 RBI(48), 2BB, K - Hitting .293, OBP .360
  5. Edgar Garcia (RP-NWA-23): 3.0IP, H, 0ER, BB, 4K, S(4) - 2.96 ERA

Dubya's Top Farm Performers (8/19/11)

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  1. Brian Fletcher (LF-Kane County-22): 3-4, 2R, 2B(26), 2 HR(13), 3 RBI(53), E(7) - Hitting .341, OBP .391
  2. Mario Santiago (SP-NWA-26): 7.0IP, 4H, 0ER, 2BB, 6K, W(4-1) - 2.08 ERA
  3. Buddy Baumann (RP-NWA-23): 2.0IP, H, 0ER, 0BB, 5K, S(2) - 3.98 ERA
  4. Kelvin Herrera (RP-Omaha-21): 1.0IP, 0H, 0ER, 0BB, 3K, S(4) - 0.87 ERA
  5. Matt Treanor (C-NWA-35): 2-2, 2B, 3 RBI, BB - 2nd rehab game

TGIF

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TGIF

No Friday Open Thread today?

Cubs Fire Jim Hendry

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I hope GMDM does not hire him as a special assistant.

Dubya's Top Farm Performers (8/18/11)

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  1. Wil Myers (RF-NWA-20): 1-3, 2R, HR(6), RBI(38), BB, K, SB(8) - Hitting .255, OBP .356
  2. Yordano Ventura (SP-Kane County-20): 5.0IP, 4H, 0ER, BB, 5K, W(3-4) - 4.54 ERA
  3. Clint Robinson (1B-Omaha-26): 3-5, R, 3 RBI(85), K - Hitting .320, OBP .395
  4. Irving Falu (RF-Omaha-28): 3-5, 2R, RBI(37), K, SB(17) - Hitting .292, OBP .346
  5. Willy Lebron (RP-Omaha- 32): 2.0IP, 0H, 0ER, 0BB, 3K, H - 1.29 ERA