Saturday Morning Roll Call: 7/27/19

DSL Royals1 (27-20) @ 9:00 am DSL Royals2 (22-25) @ 9:00 am Wilmington Blue Rocks (62-42) @ 5:00 pm Starting  Pitcher: Kris Bubic (ERA 3.13) Who’s Hot: At the end of three, the Blue Rocks trail it 4-1. Perkins getting the Rocks on the board with an RBI single in the 3rd to score Schultz,…

Minor League Minutes: 7/27/19

MLB Debut: Josh Staumont Staumont was drafted as a hard throwing project out of Azusa Pacific University. Everyone agreed the fastball command needed work and the secondary stuff needed to develop. He was a thrower, not a pitcher. Now, with most of that behind him and much better off speed pitches, Staumont made his MLB…

The Royals may have fixed Brett Phillips

When Brett Phillips came to the Royals from the Brewers in a trade for Mike Moustakas in 2018, he was an instant crowd favorite.  He hustled all over the field.  He went diving for line drives.  He crashed into walls to make catches.  He laughed weirdly.  He wielded a funny looking Axe handled bat, but…

Minor League Minutes: 7/23/19

NWA Week in Review: July 15-21 Nick Heath started the week off continuing on his hot streak with a multi-hit game on Tuesday at Corpus Christi in the Naturals’ win. Heath hit his sixth home run of the season as well as singling in the game. Taylor Featherston also homered for the Naturals, and had…

Minor League Minutes: 7/22/19

Ryan O’Hearn is on fire in Omaha To say that Ryan O’Hearn has been struggling in Kansas City this season would be an understatement. Remember July 31, 2018 when he was called up to make is MLB debut? In his second MLB at bat, O’Hearn hit his first home run, and didn’t seem to slow…

Ryan O’Hearn is on fire in Omaha

To say that Ryan O’Hearn has been struggling in Kansas City this season would be an understatement. Remember July 31, 2018 when he was called up to make is MLB debut? In his second MLB at bat, O’Hearn hit his first home run, and didn’t seem to slow down the rest of the season.  He…