Minor League Minutes: 4/20/18

Fangraphs released their Mock Draft Version 1.0 Thursday and tied the Royals to OF Parker Meadows, RHP Cole Wilcox, and OF Jordyn Adams. These guys are all prep players so the feeling is the Royals are looking at HS guys heavily.

Get your Omaha Storm Chasers tickets! You have Salvador Perez and Alex Gordon rehabbing this weekend.

Kansas City Royals All-Star outfielder and Nebraska Cornhuskers alum Alex Gordon is anticipated to begin a Major League Rehab Assignment with the Omaha Storm Chasers on Friday.

The Reds are moving on. The Reds are the only team standing in the way of the Royals hopes of the 2019 number one overall.

The Reds announced this morning that they’ve fired manager Bryan Price and pitching coach Mack Jenkins. Bench coach Jim Riggleman will assume managerial duties on an interim basis, while Triple-A skipper Pat Kelly will take over Riggleman’s duties as bench coach. Double-A pitching coach Danny Darwin has been added to the Major League coaching staff as well.

Evan Gattis grounded into a triple play.

It is Shimmer and Shine night in Northwest Arkansas. If you need an excuse to go to the ballpark do a daddy-daughter date night. I took my 6 year old daughter last year and she loved it. I would take her tomorrow but we have a baseball game.

Chase Vallot hit a grand slam and Rudy Martin fell a homer shy of the cycle for Wilmington.

We will have a Prospect Watch on Bryan Brickhouse later today. Make sure you check it out. In the mean time, check out 2080 Baseball’s info on Brickhouse.

Clint Scoles of BP KC write about Brickhouse’s road back to baseball. Check it out.

The Pawtucket Red Sox are going all out for ‘Evil Empire’ weekend against the Yankees’ Triple-A affiliate. Any fan named Joe or Kelly gets in for free! And an anti-Yankee costume contest. This should be a fun series.

What a $500,000 home looks like in different locations around the US. All major cities.

David Copperfield is forced to disclose one of his tricks in court after being sued by an injured volunteer.

Archie Bradley just asked Jim Thome for a signed jersey live on MLB Network. #Classic

It’s Friday and Friday’s are awesome! Have a great weekend everyone.

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