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. …

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…