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…