Royals call up Ryan O’Hearn

Without a corresponding move announced, there was this Royals nugget announced in the middle in a flurry of other major baseball news. #Royals calling up prospect 1B Ryan O’Hearn, sources tell The Athletic. — Robert Murray (@ByRobertMurray) July 31, 2018 The first speculation that comes to mind is this either has to do with a…

The Chukars? More like the Rakers. Amirite?!

The Lexington Legends and Wilmington Blue Rocks have received a lot of attention from Royals minor league junkies lately and rightfully so. Both teams are on fire right now, and many of the Royals’ big-name prospects are somewhere in A-ball. But I can’t take my eyes off another team in the low minors, a team…

BA Ranks the Prospects Traded so far

Baseball America ran an article ranking all the prospects who have been traded so far during this July 31 deadline period.  So far only two Top 100 prospects have been traded.  There are still rumors out there about the Twins trading Kyle Gibson and Brian Dozer, the Rays trading Chris Archer, the Nationals still don’t…

Scouting Royals trade acquisition Brett Phillips

I’m trying my best to get these up as fast as possible, but 30 minutes have passed by now and I’m sure you’ve seen the news. Source confirms: Mike Moustakas to #Brewers, #Royals get OF Brett Phillips and RHP Jorge Lopez. First reported: @FlannyMLB. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 28, 2018 Travel back a couple…

Scouting Royals trade acquisition Jorge Lopez

When news started to get out that the Royals and Brewers were in fact in intense trade talks for Mike Moustakas, most of the talk on the Royals side had rightfully do with the possible main piece in outfielder Brett Phillips. For the most part, it sounded like there could be secondary pieces likely involved,…

The story of the Royals terrible, no good, very bad trade

*and this has nothing to do with Brandon Maurer If you have been following along with the moves involved in this year’s trading deadline, you probably saw this trade between the Milwaukee Brewers and Chicago White Sox that broke on Twitter this afternoon. Source: Brewers getting Joakim Soria. — Mark Feinsand (@Feinsand) July 26, 2018…

Royals make another trade with the Nationals

The Royals have made their second trade with the Washington Nationals this trade deadline, flipping minor league reliever Jacob Condra-Bogan for major league outfielder Brian Goodwin. #Nats have traded Brian Goodwin to the #Royals for minor league pitcher Jacob Condra-Bogan. They've also recalled Sammy Solis from AAA, giving them a 7-man bullpen again. — Mark…