Josh’s Personal Top-50 List

Josh’s Top 50 Royals prospects: Gavin Cross, OF, 21, A Drew Waters, OF, 23, AAA Nick Loftin, UTIL, 23, AAA Maikel Garcia, SS, 22, AAA Ben Kudrna, RHP, 19, A Asa Lacy, LHP, 23, AA Jonathan Bowlan, RHP, 25, AAA Tyler Gentry, OF, 23, AA Alec Marsh, RHP, 24, AA Angel Zerpa, LHP, 22, MLB…

Tucker Bradley: A Name to Know

Tucker Bradley isn’t a name a lot of Royals fans know but he is a player worth getting to know.  Bradley is currently in Northwest Arkansas hitting at the top of their lineup and playing left field every day.  I’ve compared Bradley to Andrew Benintendi a lot in my mind as of late.   Bradley was…

Royals MiLB Leaderboards: 8/1/22

Hitters (min. 250 PA): Category Name # Hits Michael Massey 108 Maikel Garcia 94 Nate Eaton 93 Nick Loftin 92 Diego Hernandez 87 Tucker Bradley 87 Doubles Michael Massey 28 Maikel Garcia 24 Robbie Glendinning 19 River Town 18 7 tied with 17 Triples Tyler Tolbert 6 Herard Gonzalez 6 Diego Hernandez 4 Nate Eaton…

Breaking down the Royals trades at the deadline thus far

The Royals have been active at the trade deadline thus far with more potential moves to come in the future. It remains to be seen whether Whit Merrifield, Michael A. Taylor, Hunter Dozier, Scott Barlow, or Josh Staumont remain in a Royals uniform after August 2nd. After the Andrew Benintendi trade today, JJ Picollo even…

Thoughts on the Andrew Benintendi trade

Before we get into the three pitchers that the Royals got back from New York, I want to quickly revisit what I wrote in June about some trade comparisons for Benintendi: Kyle Schwarber traded for Aldo Ramirez I doubt Royals fans would be thrilled with this kind of move, but Ramirez is a super advanced…

Scouting Report: Chandler Champlain

Chandler Champlain is a 22-year-old right-handed pitcher the Royals received in the Andrew Benintendi trade on Wednesday night.  Champlain was pitching in Tampa at the Yankees A-ball affiliate.  Champlain was a 9th rounder in the 2021 MLB Draft by the Yankees out of USC.  He has a big frame and throws from what I would…