Historical comparisons for Sam McWilliams

Rule 5 Draft starts in just a few minutes! Pretty soon a couple of young men (hopefully) will become Kansas City Royals. My prediction: Royals select Sam McWilliams and set up a deal to trade for Trevor Clifton afterwards (or vice versa). — Royals Farm Report (@RoyalsFarm) December 13, 2018 As always, no better place…

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Film Study: Sam McWilliams

Here’s what the film says on newly acquired RHP Sam McWilliams. McWilliams is fairly polished.  I think this is one reason the Royals selected him not to mention his ability to throw a baseball.  He throws a 4-seamer, 2-seamer, slider, change, and a variation of the slider that looks more like a curve.  I don’t…