Duenez and Lovvorn named Player and Pitcher of the year for Blue Rocks

Last Friday during the closing series to the season against the Cleveland Indians, the Kansas Royals presented their players and pitchers of the year for their minor league affiliates. Two of the Blue Rocks best were honored at Kauffman stadium and they were 1st baseman Samir Duenez and pitcher Zach Lovvorn. Duenez was one of…

Blue Rocks comeback falls short in 7-6 loss vs Salem

Blue Rocks dug themselves a hole in the early innings of Friday’s road game  in Salem and fell just short of a comeback by losing 7-6 in the series opener. Salem had a night on the Rocks pitching having 11 hits and 7 earned runs in the game. Rocks starting Pitcher Zach Lovvorn pitched 1.1…

Blue Rocks crush Keys and Win series

Thursday night was a hot and steamy night in Wilmington and the same could be said about the Rocks win on the night. Blue Rocks had everything going on Thursday from their offense to their pitching, Rocks were hot all night long in the 7-0 win vs Keys. First the offense, Rocks started the scoring…

Blue Rocks sweep double header on Tuesday vs Frederick

Tuesday night was a great night for the Blue Rocks because it was the first time since July 31st they won back to back games and they did all in one day. On this Tuesday night, Blue Rocks had a double header vs their division rivals the Fredrick Keys at home in Frawley Stadium. The…

WILMINGTON BLUE ROCKS PLAYER PROFILE: Samir Duenez

  Born: June 11th,1996 in Macuto, Venezuela Height: 6’1 Weight: 195 Ibs. Position: First Base Signed by the Kansas City Royals as non-drafted free agent on 7/7/12 2013 Surprise Royals Player of the Year 2013 Arizona League Postseason All-Star Minors career: Source: milb.com