Royals Trade Perez for Adams

Yesterday, the Royals traded shortstop Cristian Perez for RHP Chance Adams.  Adams is only 25-years-old but has had some tough times in his short MLB career.  However, Adams is a former top-100 prospect who possesses four pitches and perhaps a chance to start.  He was brilliant as a relief pitcher early in the minors.  The…

Film Study: Rule 5 Pick Stephen Woods

As soon as the Royals announced their pick I started looking for game footage of RHP Stephen Woods pitching.  My MiLB TV login refused to work so I had to call MiLB and get things fixed.  Anyway, after a short delay, I was able to start watching some video on Woods. The only game film…

2020 MLB Draft to be Held in Omaha

BREAKING: The 2020 #MLBDraft is moving from New Jersey to Omaha. The draft will be held Wednesday, June 10 through Friday, June 12, the eve of the @NCAACWS — Kendall Rogers (@KendallRogers) December 10, 2019 We’ve been hearing rumors and it is finally coming out.  Although it hasn’t officially been announced by MLB yet, multiple…

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…