Minor League Minutes: 7/20/19

Travis has the Storm Chasers week in review Ryan O’Hearn – 1B:  O’Hearn has been on a hot tear recently, highlighted by a 10 game hitting streak going into Monday, July 15th.  He didn’t start in the game when he was called upon to pinch hit for d’Arnaud (not an easy task for hitters at…

Minor League Minutes: 7/18/19

Gabriel Cancel is having a heck of a season. Alex has a look at his 2019 season. What I found after a while is that A-ball is too early to be worried about numbers due to sample size. There’s just way too much variance. The old saying that the jump from A-ball to AA being…

Minor League Minutes: July 11, 2019

Eric takes an in-depth look at Brewer Hicklen: But wait, it gets even better. Hicklen rounded out the month of June by hitting .294/ .459/ .412 with an OPS of .871. Over those 85 AB’s, he hit 2 long balls and swiped 14 bags. Even more impressive, Hicklen struck out 26 times and walked 21…

Minor League Minutes: 7/6/19

Check out the most recent edition of our mid-season Royals prospect rankings: 10-7. Cancel’s overall production at the plate could use some work, but what he’s done in the power department this year is legit. Among all qualified hitters under the age of 25, in all AA leagues, here is how Cancel ranks in certain…

Minor League Minutes: 6/28/19

Check out our first piece of our 2019 mid-season Royals prospect rankings #63: Xavier Fernandez, C Age: 23 (July 15, 1995) Birthplace: Guaynabo, Puerto Rico Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 5′ 11″ Wt: 197 Acquired: 2013 MLB Draft 2019 stats (Omaha): 60 PA, .291/.328/.455/.782, 3 2B, 2 HR, 5 K, 3 BB X has put on a…

Minor League Minutes: 6/27/19

Be sure to check out the first piece of our 2019 mid-season Royals prospect rankings. #74: Burle Dixon, OF Age: 20 (October 15, 1998) Birthplace: Sacramento, CA Bats/Throws: L/L Ht: 6′ 5″ Wt: 185′ Acquired: 2019 MLB Draft 2019 stats (Burlington): 25 PA, .143/.280/.238/.518, 1 3B, 2 SB Dixon is a lanky center fielder with decent raw power but hasn’t accessed much of…

Minor League Minutes: 6/21/19

WALK OFF TIME! You could say that Kris Bubic was dialed in Thursday night for Wilmington! Our own Travis was making the case for Humberto Arteaga weeks ago and today he had the last laugh. All your moves from a busy day out on the farm. In other news Kyle Zimmer was hitting mid 90’s…