Kyle Isbel makes Royals Opening Day roster

It was announced today that per Dayton Moore, our No. 6 prospect Kyle Isbel has made the Opening Day roster for the Kansas City Royals. Isbel was added to the 40-man roster after Daniel Tillo was transferred to the 60-Day IL. Kyle Isbel is here at Kauffman Stadium. So is Jake Brentz. So is Ervin…

RFR Podcast (Ep. 6) -We’re back, baby!

  After a brief hiatus, Joel, Alex, and Patrick get together for another episode of the podcast. To start, they discuss the Hall of Fame ballot being announced. The conversation then shifts to the RFR prospect rankings. All three guys give their sleeper prospect, their high-riser, and their personal top 3. Leave us a rating,…

Royals Farm Report Podcast (Ep. 1)

This is the first episode of the Royals Farm Report podcast! Joel Penfield, Alex Duvall, and Patrick Brennan discuss a variety of topics surrounding the minor leagues all the way up to the MLB team. The next episode will be up soon, so stay tuned!  

An interview with Jon Heasley

After two great seasons at Oklahoma State, pitcher Jon Heasley decided to take the jump to professional baseball after being drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 13th Round. He started his professional career playing for the Idaho Falls Chukars of the Pioneer League. He finished the season pitching in 12 games, had a…

Prospect Watch: Nathan Eaton

The Royals may have found a gem in the later rounds of this year’s First Year Player Draft. Drafted in the 21st round out of VMI, Nathan Eaton has done nothing but crush the ball in Idaho Falls since he joined the organization. In 52 games in his junior season for VMI, he slashed .287/.402/.507…

2018 MLB Draft Roundup

While guys like Jackson Kowar, Daniel Lynch, and Kyle Isbel have dominated headlines and conversation early in their pro careers, there are many other players who were drafted last month. Let’s check in on some other notable players from the Royals 2018 Draft Class. Eric Cole (Burlington): OF, 4th Round 8 G, 35 AB, .257/.301/.486,…