2018 Draft Class – Position Players

Take a look and see how our position players did in their professional debut.  The Royals spent their first 5 picks on pitchers but ended up taking 17 position guys compared to 26 pitchers.  The focus of this draft class was obviously pitching but the Royals hope to get a few big leaguers from the…

The 2016 Draft Class – Pitchers

Out of 21 pitchers drafted, the Royals are down to 9.  Of course, the biggest success stories so far are Richard Lovelady, Grant Gavin, and Walker Sheller.  Those three are throwing in the Arizona Fall League right now.  Lovelady won the 2018 Omaha Pitcher of the Year award.  Vines, Gavin, and Sheller made it to…

Way Too Early Look at 2018 Draftees Having Success

There isn’t much to get excited about with the big league club these days. Alcides Escobar still has a job … somehow. Hunter Dozier isn’t hitting. Even Salvy looks like he spent the offseason at the Escobar Camp for Kids Who Can’t Hit Good (and want to learn to do other things good too). But…

Royals ink first round pick Brady Singer

In a press conference on Tuesday afternoon, it was announced that the Royals first round selection Brady Singer will sign with the team. Singer’s deal is worth $4.25 million. For the 18th overall pick, the slot money is $3,349,300. Singer now joins his teammate Jackson Kowar, who signed the organization yesterday. Singer posted a 2.27…

Royals Draft Pick Signing Tracker

Pick Player Position School Scouting Report Link Slot Value Signed? Signed For 1.18 Brady Singer RHP Florida Link $3,349,300 1.33 Jackson Kowar RHP Florida Link $2,118,700 1.34 Daniel Lynch LHP Virginia Link $2,066,700 Yes $1,700,000 1.4 Kris Bubic LHP Stanford Link $1,786,300 2 Jonathan Bowlan RHP Memphis Link $1,168,300 Yes — 3 Kyle Isbel OF…

Scouting Report: 242nd Overall Pick, OF, Jackson Lueck, Florida State

With the 18th pick in the 8th round (242nd overall), the Kansas City Royals made their 11th straight college selection to open the draft and picked outfielder Jackson Lueck from Florida State University. Height:  6′           Weight:  185 lbs          Throws:  Right           Bats:  Switch Rankings: Perfect Game:  319th overall Baseball America: 214th overall Jackson Lueck has had an interesting…