Royals International Graduates

Flanny wrote a piece the other day about the Royals International Graduates.  I wanted to go deeper and bring more attention to the effort the Royals put into making life better for their international kids. The Royals understand the value of job skills and giving our international players a better chance at life after baseball. …

Royals Linked to Erick Pena

Ben Badler released an article on the Baseball America website today detailing where some of the top July 2 international talent is leaning toward signing.  The Royals are the team believed to be the favorite for Erick Pena. Pena is a left-handed hitting outfielder standing 6’3″ who speaks both English and Spanish.  He trains with…

Royals Add Staumont, Blewett, and Hernandez to 40-Man Roster

The Royals have added three RHPs to their 40-man roster.  Josh Staumont, Scott Blewett, and Arnaldo Hernandez are one step closer to their dreams of pitching in the major leagues. Josh Staumont has a big arm and can hit triple digits with his fastball.  His control has always been his issue.  Alex wrote about him…

Scott Barlow Makes Start for Team MLB All Stars

Scott Barlow made the Sunday start for the MLB All Star team in the Japan All Star Series.  You can read a Prospect Watch on him here.  Barlow threw 4.1 innings getting the win while allowing 1 R on 5 H, 2 BB, and 4 K.  Barlow threw 42 strikes in 65 pitches.  Barlow hit…

Khalil Lee and Meibrys Viloria Compete in the Fall Stars Game

Saturday night was the annual Arizona Fall League Fall Stars Game where the top prospects gather together to play an All Star like game against each other.  This year the Royals had two players selected to play in the game.  Those two players were Khalil Lee and Meibrys Viloria. Neither player started the game but…

AFL Week in Review: October 9-14

The Arizona Fall League started last Tuesday, October 9.  The Royals have seven prospects on the Surprise Saguaros.  The Saguaros are currently 3-1 on the young season and in first place for their division. Khalil Lee – Lee has played in two games going 3 for 7 and reaching base 7 of his 11 plate appearances. …