Pay attention to Meibrys Viloria this fall

The Kansas City Royals called up Meibrys Viloria from the depths of A-ball this past September strictly out of need. Salvy was hurt, the Royals needed another catcher, and Viloria happened to be on the 40-man roster. Pulling kids out of A-ball is not a normal strategy for players not named Juan Soto. Needless to…

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AFL Week in Review: October 9-14

The Arizona Fall League started last Tuesday, October 9.  The Royals have seven prospects on the Surprise Saguaros.  The Saguaros are currently 3-1 on the young season and in first place for their division. Khalil Lee – Lee has played in two games going 3 for 7 and reaching base 7 of his 11 plate appearances. …

Arnaldo Hernandez Pitching in Arizona

Pitcher Arnaldo Hernandez has joined the Surprise Saguaros for the Arizona Fall League.  Hernandez is the seventh Royals prospect to join the Saguaros.  Hernandez was not among the original group of Royals announced to be in the AFL. Arnaldo had a fantastic season basically skipping Double-A NWA.  If you want to read a scouting report…

Prospect Watch: Nick Heath

The Royals selected Nick Heath as the 493rd player overall in the 2016 MLB Draft.  Heath is a 6’1″ left-handed outfielder from Northwestern State University.  Heath graduated from Junction City High School in Junction City, Kansas, as part of the class of 2012.  Nick also ran some track and played a little bit of football…