MLB Debut: Ryan McBroom

McBroom isn’t a home grown product but the Royals did draft him in the 36th round in 2013.  He didn’t sign and was drafted by the Blue Jays the next summer. McBroom made his MLB Debut on September 3 against the Detroit Tigers in Kansas City.  The first pitcher he faced was Tigers LHP Daniel…

Friday Roll Call: 8/30/19

Playoffs are going full tilt for the DSL Royals 1 team.  They lead the semi’s 1-0 over the DSL Rangers 1. The Burlington Royals start their playoff run tonight at home against the Pulaski Yankees. I put our teams that are already in the playoffs on the top, that way we can bring attention to…

Minor League Minutes: 8/28/19

The Royals are for sale?!  That’s what The Athletic reported.  This article is behind the paywall but you can look other places for more info on the potential sale.  Also from the Athletic is the story of Darryl Collins. New story — The #Royals have been fascinated with European scouting for years. This 17-year-old is…

Tuesday Morning Roll Call: 8/27/19

There is some playoff baseball on tap today in the Dominican Republic.  The DSL Royals 1 team plays early at 9:30 CST against the DSL Rockies.  The game will actually start at the same time this post goes live so go check it out here.  The Royals have a 1-0 advantage in the series.  The…

Minor League Minutes: 8/27/19

Make it a THIRD straight week a Blue Rocks takes home a @MiLB_CarolinaLg weekly award! @brewerhicklen had a historic week! 👀🔥 Read More 📰:https://t.co/fZKOQylaaW pic.twitter.com/qTEOLaDvVj — Wilmington Blue Rocks (@WilmBlueRocks) August 26, 2019 The DSL Royals 1 team started playoffs yesterday with a win over the DSL Rockies.  Here is the box for the 9-7…

NWA Week in Review: August 19-25

Weekly Record: 2-4 Overall Record: 53-76 Second Half Record: 22-39 (4th place, 12.5 GB) The Naturals are entering their final week of play for the 2019 season.  They will finish at home.  Make sure you go to the final few games because you won’t have baseball in NWA again until the spring. The Naturals had Monday off as…

Daily Roll Call: 8/23/19

Daniel Lynch is the big name starting for the Royals prospects today.  He hasn’t gone more than 6.0 innings since coming off the IL and I don’t expect the Royals to push him at all.  The Blue Rocks already have a playoff spot so they don’t need heroic efforts right now, they just need guys…