It’s Never Too Early for Draft Talk

MLB held their Competitive Balance Round Draft Lottery yesterday.  Basically, MLB gives small market teams a competitive advantage by giving them an extra draft pick either after the first round or the second round.  In even years, the Royals are part of a randomly ordered group after the first round.  In odd years, the Royals…

Film Study: Drew Parrish 8th Rounder

The Royals added a ton of LHPs in the 2019 draft, and Drew Parrish is one of the most polished of the group. The story of the College World Series is all about Florida State’s head coach Mike Martin.  Martin has been at FSU since 1980 and will be retiring once this season is done. …

Film Study: Noah Murdock 7th Rounder

The Royals drafted Murdock 199th overall in the 2019 MLB Draft.  I’ve been working my way through the NCAA pitchers the Royals took.  With ESPN picking up so many NCAA baseball games over the last few seasons, it’s a great opportunity to watch these guys and see what they throw and how they work. An…

Film Study: Grant Gambrell Third Rounder

I wanted to get an idea of who Grant Gambrell was.  I know the Royals drafted him 80th overall and in the 3rd round but I wanted to see his stuff and him work in games. The first game I watched was the June 1 game against Creighton in the Regional.  This is an elimination…