2018 Draft Class Review: Pitcher Roundup – 6/18/19

There’s no shortage of goings on with the first half of the season coming to an end. Playoff spots are being filled, All Star rosters are intact, and the end of the first half is only the beginning for Idaho Falls and Burlington. All-Star Selections Though Brady Singer and Daniel Lynch both made the Carolina…

2018 Draft Class Review: Pitcher Roundup – 6/10/19

It was a week of resurgence and deflation. Strikes and balls, ups and downs.  In the past week we saw Brady Singer get knocked around in his second AA start; While Bubic brought the funk with 10 strikeouts and a big time bounce back performance. Kowar evaded trouble early and often as he continues to…

2018 Draft Class Review: Pitcher Roundup – 6/3/19

The past week has been a great reminder of how exciting minor league baseball can be as we enter the dog days of summer. Brady Singer got promoted to NWA and made his first start while Josh Dye also got a promo, joining the unstoppable Blue Rocks. Daniel Lynch’s start on Saturday was cut short…

2018 Draft Class Review: Pitchers 5/27/19

After a few weeks of recapitulation from several Royals Farm Report writers, Kris Bubic got a much deserved promotion to Wilmington. Word came down last Tuesday, 5/21–a date we’ll circle back to–that Bubic would be joining the first place Wilmington Blue Rocks.  The conclusion to Bubic’s season with Lexington ended up being a fitting representation…

2018 Draft Class Review: Pitchers 5/20/18

We’re already approaching June and it’s becoming more difficult to be pessimistic about the progress of the 2018 pitcher draftees. Consistency has not been much of an issue to this point, as we haven’t seen violent swings in production on an individual or group level. Royals fans should hope that these young pitchers are poised…

2018 Draft Class Review: Pitchers 5/13/19

We’re more than a quarter of the way into the season and the complexion of the Royals’ system is coming into focus. Two facts seem plainly clear when looking at the state of the farm: The organization has a wealth of young pitching talent. The ongoing offensive struggles may be the new norm. The offensive…

2018 Draft Class Review: Pitchers

It’s well known that the Kansas City Royals made pitching their top priority in the 2018 draft; selecting pitchers with their top 5 picks, and 14 of their first 20.  The early payoff has been an overwhelming net positive for an organization that was desperately in need of some young arm talent. The majority of…