Prospect Watch: Jonathan Bowlan is rollin’

Jonathan Bowlan is an arm that really intrigued me heading into the 2019 season. Following a (failed) final playoff push with the original World Series Champion core in 2017, the Royals were in a precarious position with a depleted farm system, especially in terms of starting pitching. GM Dayton Moore made it a priority entering…

Prospect Watch: Brewer Hicklen (OF) is Surging in Wilmington

Brewer Hicklen was selected out of the University of Alabama, Birmingham by the Royals with the 15th pick in the 7th round of the 2017 amateur draft. Originally a two sport athlete in football and baseball, Hicklen never got the opportunity to suit up on the gridiron collegiately given the school’s football program was disbanded.…

Prospect Watch: Hey Arnaldo!

Remember that cartoon on Nickelodeon of the goofy kid with the football head? Yeah this is him now, except he has a rocket for an arm.  As I perused the Royals 40-man roster prior to spring training as usual, there was a name that I couldn’t help but notice: Arnaldo Hernandez. Who was this kid…