Get to Know Royals Prospect Richard Lovelady


Richard Lovelady made a name for himself in 2017 as he dominated out of the bullpen for High-A Wilmington and AA Northwest Arkansas. A friend of the website, our followers have drawn a liking to Lovelady for both his performance on the field and his charismatic personality off the field.

Lovelady certainly appreciates the love he’s gotten from you guys this year, and took the time to answer some questions about himself for you guys. So, let’s get to know Richard Lovelady a little bit.

Q: Are you much of a football fan?

Lovelady: “I’m a huge Tennessee Volunteers fan. Like, crazy big.”

Q: So what’s your ideal tailgate set up? What are you eating? What games are you playing?

L: “Gotta have a tent and a TV to watch other games of course. Lot of options for beverages and a lot of pasta, sandwiches, and wings. You know the usual party foods. We play a lot of corn hole and pong.”

Q: Right on. Have you been to KC yet? Got a favorite BBQ restaurant?

L: “I have not been yet, hope to get there soon.”

Q: What type of music do you like to listen to? Do you have a favorite artist?

L: “I’ll listen to any genre. I’d probably say Kevin Gates is my favorite artist right now.”

Q: Is there a big league hitter that you’re most or least looking forward to facing?

L: “I’m excited to face any major league hitter. I feel that if you have confidence on the mound it doesn’t matter who the batter is.”

Q: Pizza or Wings?

L: “Both, honestly.”

(Someone clearly went to college)

Q: What do you like to do for fun during the offseason?

L: “I like to go see sporting events and hang out by the pool.”

There ya have it, folks, Royals top relief prospect behind the scenes. Stay tuned for more player interviews!

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