Thoughts on the Royals MiLB first half

Half of the Royals full-season affiliates are officially at their respective All-Star Breaks. The Lexington Legends will send five representatives to the South Atlantic League (A) All-Star Game tomorrow. The Wilmington Blue Rocks will send five representatives to the Carolina League (A+) All-Star Game on Tuesday as well (though Brady Singer was elected as a…

Minor League Minutes: 6/15/19

It’s been one busy week here at Royals Farm Report. The man that runs our podcast is getting married today. Congratulate Joel on Twitter @jtpenfield on his big day! Let’s get you caught up on all the week’s action, including the season opener for the Idaho Falls Chukars. If you haven’t been reading our Friday…

Minor League Minutes: 6/10/19

Khalil Lee has found his “boomstick.”  That .250 ISO in the month of June is a welcoming site. Lee has also been running wild on opposing batteries, and now the power has come back in a big way. This is the Khalil Lee that we had ranked as the Royals #1 overall prospect last season.…

Khalil Lee has found his “boomstick”

I need more boom in my bomstick😂 pic.twitter.com/nkz8jk3xMq — Khalil Lee (@lilswingman24) May 31, 2019 Since the very beginning of Royals Farm Report, nearly two years ago now, Khalil Lee has found himself at or near the top of every single one of our prospect rankings. There was this, in July of 2014: Khalil Lee:…

Minor League Minutes: 6/7/19

It has been a busy, BUSY week here at Royals Farm Report with the MLB Draft going on. Check out all of our coverage below: Day 1 Draft Grades The story line we’ll be following years after the draft 5 day-three picks worth keeping an eye on Why the Brady McConnell pick was such a…

Scouting Royals 3rd pick: Alec Marsh, RHP, ASU

I’m going to be really honest with you, I hadn’t spent more than about 2 minutes learning about Alec Marsh before KC drafted him last night. He popped up on my radar earlier this spring, and then I quickly moved him off of it. Here’s everything I knew about Marsh going into last night: low-90’s…

Minor League Minutes: 6/4/19

Check out Drake’s in depth report on Bobby Witt Jr. Rankings(Overall)/Ratings(Hit/Power/Run/Throw/Defense – 20/80 Scale) Fangraphs: 2nd Overall.  50-60-60-55-60. MLB Pipeline: 2nd Overall.  50-55-60-60-60. Baseball America: 2nd Overall. Perfect Game: 2nd Overall. 2080 Baseball: 2nd Overall. Prospects Live: 2nd Overall. Check out Marcus’ in depth report on Brady McConnell. In the field, McConnell has smooth hands…