Film Study: Kris Bubic 4/12/19

Kris Bubic had a career high 12 strikeouts against the Columbus Fireflies on Friday night last week.  Bubic was the fourth pitcher selected by the Royals in last year’s draft.  He was the 40th overall player selected.  Bubic is a left-hander from Stanford University and pitched as a 20-year-old in the tough altitudes and winds…

NWA Week in Review: April 8-14

Weekly Record: 0-7 Overall Record: 4-7 Standings: Tied for 3rd, 4.5 games back of Arkansas who swept them Weekly Transactions: None To say it’s been a rough week for the Naturals would be an understatement.  The Naturals started the week 4-0 sitting in first place.  Over the course of the week they blew multiple leads and finished 0-7.  Not…

MLB Debut: Richard Lovelady

Royals Farm Report favorite Richard Lovelady has made his first appearance in the major leagues with the Royals. Lovelady was a 10th round pick in 2016 out of Kennesaw State. Lovelady really caught our eye of us at RFR. He had great results, great stuff, and hitters just don’t see the ball out of his…

NWA Week in Review: April 4-7

Weekly Record: 4-0 Overall Record: 4-0 Standings: 1st place, 1.0 Games Ahead Weekly Transactions: None Opening week was grand for the Naturals.  For the first time in their history, the Naturals won their first two games of a season.  Not only that, but the Naturals swept the Cardinals and started the season 4-0. The Naturals…

Who Should be the Fifth Starter?

The Royals haven’t announced who their fifth starter is going to be so let’s take a deeper look at some of those guys who might be the man.  Currently the Royals have a TBD listed as the Wednesday night starter.  That mystery man will go between Junis and Lopez against the Mariners. Here are your…

Film Study: Conner Greene Opening Day

Conner Greene started on Opening Day for the Naturals and celebrated a win and his 24th birthday at the same time. Greene made his first start in the Royals organization after being claimed from St. Louis this off season. It was easy to see why the Royals like him after watching his first start. Stuff.…

My 2019 MiLB Predictions

It’s Opening Day for the minor leagues!  The Royals have four affiliates in action today.  The Storm Chasers will open in Memphis.  The Naturals hope to play with some rain in the forecast hosting the Springfield Cardinals.  The Blue Rocks will be hosting Salem.  And Lexington is hosting Delmarva. So here are my predictions for…