NWA Week in Review: August 12-18

Weekly Record: 4-3 Overall Record: 51-72 Second Half Record: 20-35 (4th, 10.5 GB) The Naturals had a solid week finishing with a winning record.  They split the series at Arkansas 2-2 before winning the series at home against Tulsa 2-1.  With 15 games remaining on the season, they have a chance to make the playoffs but the chances…

Friday Morning Roll Call: 8/16/19

Here is your chart for starters today.  I’m unsure for Omaha but Dziedzic has 5 GS this year and lines up for it so he could be the man. Cloney has very deceptive stuff and had a great year last year.  The Royals are excited to continue his development with his advanced change up. Lugo…

Thursday Morning Roll Call: 8/15/19

There are a few quality arms going again for the Royals affiliates today.  Kris Bubic looks to continue his dominate season while Angel Zerpa should be starting for the B-Royals.  Kalish continues to make a case to be added to the 40-man in September while Garabito looks to improve his season totals as well.  2019…

Minor League Minutes: 8/15/19

Check out the Royals Farm podcast. Just FYI, you can find our podcast on the Royals Review channel on Spotify and on iTunes! Small monthly fee of $Free.99. pic.twitter.com/H5YmBRJoU8 — Royals Farm Report (@RoyalsFarm) August 15, 2019 Brad Keller was stellar for 6.0. Then lost his no-hit bid in the 7th. Keller isn’t exactly home…

Film Study: Kris Bubic 8/8/19

Kris Bubic tore it up Thursday night striking out 11 Woodpeckers in a complete game victory for the Blue Rocks.  Bubic set a career high in pitches thrown and innings worked in the dominate performance.  With 1 out in the bottom of the 9th and a runner on third, Bubic gave up a sacrifice fly…

MLB Debut: Nick Dini

With an injury to Cam Gallagher, the Royals needed another catcher to back up Meibrys Viloria.  Nick Dini really caught the eye of Royals Farm when he moved from Lexington to NWA to fill in for an injury in 2017, and hit .379/.472/.466 in his first month seeing AA pitching. The transition from High-A to AA…

Friday Morning Roll Call: 8/9/19

Team Record Time (CST) Probably SP Kansas City Royals 41-75 6:10 PM Brad Keller Omaha Storm Chasers 51-65 7:05 PM Jake Kalish Northwest Arkansas Naturals 45-67 5:05 PM TBD Northwest Arkansas Naturals Game 2 7:05 PM Brady Singer Wilmington Blue Rocks 66-49 6:05 PM Josh Mitchell Lexington Legends 55-59 4:05 PM Yohansel Morel Lexington Legends…