Royals Add Four to 40-man

The Royals have added Carlos Hernandez, Nick Heath, Foster Griffin, and Jeison Guzman to the teams 40-man roster. The Royals also dropped Arnaldo Hernandez, Jorge Bonifacio, Nick Dini, and Conner Greene from the 40-man roster. The Royals have added Nick Heath, Carlos Hernandez, Jeison Guzman and Foster Griffin to the 40-man roster to protect them…

MLB to eliminate three KC affiliates

The Commissioner is at it again.  MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred cannot stop tinkering with the game.  Personally, I feel he is making changes just to make changes.  This time, Manfred has proposed that MLB cut 42 minor league teams and eliminate Rookie ball as we know it after the 2020 season. This proposal would eliminate…

MLB Debut: Ryan McBroom

McBroom isn’t a home grown product but the Royals did draft him in the 36th round in 2013.  He didn’t sign and was drafted by the Blue Jays the next summer. McBroom made his MLB Debut on September 3 against the Detroit Tigers in Kansas City.  The first pitcher he faced was Tigers LHP Daniel…

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…

Minor League Minutes: 8/15/19

Check out the Royals Farm podcast. Just FYI, you can find our podcast on the Royals Review channel on Spotify and on iTunes! Small monthly fee of $Free.99. pic.twitter.com/H5YmBRJoU8 — Royals Farm Report (@RoyalsFarm) August 15, 2019 Brad Keller was stellar for 6.0. Then lost his no-hit bid in the 7th. Keller isn’t exactly home…

MLB Debut: Nick Dini

With an injury to Cam Gallagher, the Royals needed another catcher to back up Meibrys Viloria.  Nick Dini really caught the eye of Royals Farm when he moved from Lexington to NWA to fill in for an injury in 2017, and hit .379/.472/.466 in his first month seeing AA pitching. The transition from High-A to AA…

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 debut against the Cleveland…