Friday Morning Roll Call: 9/6/19

Team Record Time Starting Pitcher DSL Royals1 2-2 (Championship Series) 9:30 AM TBD Lexington Legends 1-0 (SAL Semifinals) 6:05 PM Zach Haake Wilmington Blue Rocks 0-2 (CAR Semifinals) 6:05 PM TBD Idaho Falls Chukars 33-40 8:15 PM Bryar Johnson Who’s Hot? Lefty reliever Josh Dye has a 1.23 ERA, and a 0.986 WHIP over 14.2…

Minor League Minutes: 9/6/19

MLB Debut: Ryan McBroom McBroom made his MLB Debut on September 3 against the Detroit Tigers in Kansas City.  The first pitcher he faced was Tigers LHP Daniel Norris.  The first pitch McBroom saw was a 93 mph fastball down the middle which he took for a strike. One year ago, Joel looked at how…

Minor League Minutes: 8/31/19

Royals Owner David Glass has agreed to sell the franchise to John Sherman Now just a few short days later the sale of the club has been made official, John Sherman and a local group of investors have purchased the club from the Glass family for approximately $1 billion dollars. The sale of the club…

Royals owner David Glass agrees to sell team

A few days ago it was reported by Ken Rosenthal, Jayson Stark and Jeff Passan, that Royals owner David Glass was in discussions to sell the Kansas City Royals franchise to local businessman John Sherman.  The original report was that the purchase price was to exceed $1 billion dollars, and the purchase to be finalized…

Monday Morning Roll Call: 8/26/19

Team Record Time Starting Pitcher DSL Royals1 41-29 9:30 AM TBD AZL Royals 32-23 12:30 PM TBD Burlington Royals 37-28 5:30 PM TBD Wilmington Blue Rocks 78-53 5:30 PM TBD Lexington Legends 63-68 6:05 PM TBD Omaha Storm Chasers 55-76 7:05 PM TBD Northwest Arkansas Naturals 53-76 7:05 PM Brady Singer Who’s Hot?

Minor League Minutes: 8/26/19

ICYMI: Source: Ownership may have halted Ian Kennedy trade. According to a source, Royals ownership may have shot down a trade that would have sent Ian Kennedy to Atlanta in exchange for LHP Joey Wentz, a KC native. One month to the day the “Royals Trade Diekman to A’s for Two [Prospects]” Saturday afternoon brought…

Minor League Minutes: 8/24/19

2019 Shadow Draft: Part Two First of all, let’s take a look at my signings.  In real life, 4 of the 16 guys I drafted did not sign.  Bryce Osmond, Jake Rice, Ross Carver, and Spencer Jones did not sign.  Rice was dealing with an injury and didn’t even get drafted.  I drafted Jones in…