NWA Week in Review: July 15-21

Weekly Record: 2-4Overall Record: 43-54Standings: 12-17; 4.5 GB from first place Arkansas The Naturals started the week on a southern road trip. They lost the first series to the Corpus Christi Hooks two games to one after winning the opening game. Nick Heath started the week off continuing on his hot streak with a multi-hit…

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Monday Morning Roll Call: 7/22/19

DSL Royals1 (25-17) @ 9:30 AM DSL Royals2 (20-22) @ 9:30 AM Burlington Royals (17-15) @ 5:30 PM Who’s Hot? Outfielder David Hollie is hitting .333 in his last 10 games, and has 4 home runs in his last 5 games. Wilmington Blue Rocks (60-39) @ 6:00 PM (MiLB.TV) Starting Pitcher: Kris Bubic NW Arkansas…

Minor League Minutes: 7/22/19

Ryan O’Hearn is on fire in Omaha To say that Ryan O’Hearn has been struggling in Kansas City this season would be an understatement. Remember July 31, 2018 when he was called up to make is MLB debut? In his second MLB at bat, O’Hearn hit his first home run, and didn’t seem to slow…

Ryan O’Hearn is on fire in Omaha

To say that Ryan O’Hearn has been struggling in Kansas City this season would be an understatement. Remember July 31, 2018 when he was called up to make is MLB debut? In his second MLB at bat, O’Hearn hit his first home run, and didn’t seem to slow down the rest of the season.  He…

Minor League Minutes: 7/20/19

Travis has the Storm Chasers week in review Ryan O’Hearn – 1B:  O’Hearn has been on a hot tear recently, highlighted by a 10 game hitting streak going into Monday, July 15th.  He didn’t start in the game when he was called upon to pinch hit for d’Arnaud (not an easy task for hitters at…

Royals call up Josh Staumont

The Kansas City Royals are calling up 25-year-old right-handed pitching prospect Josh Staumont, per Robert Murray of the Athletic (Twitter link). Staumont standing 6 foot 3, 200 pounds, was the Royals’ second round draft pick back in 2015. Staumont this year at Triple-A Omaha, in 32 games, had a 3.16 ERA and only 31 hits…