Scouting Report: 242nd Overall Pick, OF, Jackson Lueck, Florida State

With the 18th pick in the 8th round (242nd overall), the Kansas City Royals made their 11th straight college selection to open the draft and picked outfielder Jackson Lueck from Florida State University. Height:  6′           Weight:  185 lbs          Throws:  Right           Bats:  Switch Rankings: Perfect Game:  319th overall Baseball America: 214th overall Jackson Lueck has had an interesting…

Scouting Report: 94th overall pick, OF Kyle Isbel, UNLV

With the 18th pick in the 3rd round (94th overall), the Kansas City Royals went back to the college ranks for the 6th straight time and selected outfielder Kyle Isbel from UNLV. Height: 5’11             Weight: 190 lbs           Throws: Right          Bats: Left RANKINGS: Fangraphs:  11th best outfielder (43rd overall!) Perfect Game:  67th overall Baseball America: 93rd overall…

2018 MLB Draft Target: Jordan Groshans, SS/3B

Jordan Groshans is listed as a 6 ft. 4 in., 195 lb. SS/3B out of Magnolia, Texas.  He’s been one of a handful of targets that is both constantly mentioned in mock drafts as a potential pick for the Royals, as well as a player that the front office is said to have legitimate interest in.  There…

2018 MLB Draft Target: Ethan Hankins, RHP

There hasn’t been a player eligible for the 2018 draft that’s experienced a roller coaster ride quite like Georgia high school righty, Ethan Hankins.  The long, lean flamethrower spent last summer on the showcase circuit making some of the top hitters in the country look rather foolish.  His fastball was touching 97-98 mph with heavy arm-side run. …