Opinion: Top 5 Options for Royals in 2021 Draft

Here we are once again coming up on the annual Major league Baseball amateur draft. The draft will be 20 rounds this year, while it has also been moved back to July so the collegiate players can be finished with their seasons and prepare for the draft. The Royals sit at pick number 7 this…

Wednesday Morning Roll Call: 6/23/2021

Team Record Time Starting Pitcher KC Royals 33-38 6:05 PM Duffy (1.94) Omaha Storm Chasers 29-12 4:08 PM Junis Game 2 Blewett NWA Naturals 19-21 7:05 PM Parrish (8.10) Quad Cities River Bandits 27-14 6:35 PM Murdock (13.50) Columbia Fireflies 22-17 6:05 PM Alcantara Danny Duffy will be making his return to the big league…

Minor League Minutes: 6/23/2021

Make sure to check out our weekly edition of the Minor League Leaderboards. Hits 1.) Emmanuel Rivera – 472.) Bobby Witt Jr. – 443.) Clay Dungan / Nick Pratto / Edward Olivares – 40 I wrote down some thoughts about the Royals current status and how they should handle the trade deadline. I didn’t mention…

Tuesday Morning Roll Call: 6/22/2021

Team Record Time Starting Pitcher KC Royals 32-38 6:05 PM Singer (4.76) Omaha Storm Chasers 29-12 6:38 PM TBD NWA Naturals 19-20 7:05 PM Zerpa (2.59) Quad Cities River Bandits 27-13 6:35 PM Lacy (5.67) Columbia Fireflies 22-16 6:05 PM Kaufman (4.94) Brady Singer takes on Gerrit Cole tonight in New York. I’m sure all…

Minor League Minutes: 6/21/2021

AAA Omaha (29-12): W 7-4 The best record in MiLB will stay in Omaha for at least another day. Emmanuel Rivera continues to be an absolute terror for opposing pitchers. He finished Sunday’s game 3-4 with HR #13 and 2B #10, pushing his season average to .303 and his OPS to .980. Remember, he started…

Minor League Minutes: 6/19/2021

Photo of Ben Hernandez from the Columbia Fireflies. AAA Omaha Storm Chasers (28-11): W 5-1 The Omaha Storm Chasers own the best record in all of MiLB and kept that up on Friday night with another impressive win over the Louisville Bats (CIN). Scott Blewett fired 5 innings of 1-run ball with 5 K to…

Weekly Royals MiLB Leaderboard: 6/14/2021

A new article we’ll have out (hopefully) every Monday morning this year is going to be a standing of different statistical leaders across all levels of the Royals MiLB system. As we get into June, these stats are beginning to point out some players who made legitimate changes to their game, but still don’t matter that…

Minor League Minutes: 6/14/2021

I recently wrote down some thoughts I had watching Asa Lacy pitch. You can find those here. Lacy’s fastball is a bear to deal with. If he’s putting it on the inner half of the plate like this, A-ball hitters won’t touch it. It’s too much. It’s thrown too hard, spins too fast, from too…

Minor League Minutes: 6/9/2021

Check out our weekly MiLB leaderboard here. Home Runs 1.) Vinnie Pasquantino – 102.) Nick Pratto / Bobby Witt Jr. / Gabriel Cancel – 95.) Ryan McBroom – 8 The way the Royals have handled some of their top pitching prospects is kind of interesting, but we’re by no means concerned just yet. These are…

Weekly Royals MiLB Leaderboard: 6/7/2021

A new article we’ll have out (hopefully) every Monday morning this year is going to be a standing of different statistical leaders across all levels of the Royals MiLB system. As we get into June, these still don’t matter that much. As I mentioned previously, this is more or less just for fun and record keeping this early…

Weekly Royals MiLB Leaderboards: 5/31/2021

A new article we’ll have out (hopefully) every Monday morning this year is going to be a standing of different statistical leaders across all levels of the Royals MiLB system. As of May 31st, these don’t matter that much, if at all. As I mentioned previously, this is more or less just for fun and record keeping this…