Looking at the Baseball America Mock Draft

A couple new mock drafts have come out with Royals targeting upside high school players.  Baseball America’s recent mock draft has the Royals selecting third baseman Noah Naylor at 18, pitcher Kumar Rocker at 33, and shortstop Jeremiah Jackson at 34.  All three are high upside players. The biggest problem with this BA mock is…

Minor League Minutes: 5/17/18

Check out our 2nd mock draft as we give you a bit of insight into which draft prospects we think ought to go in the first round. 18. KC – RHP Cole Wilcox, Heritage HS Drake detailed some big names that could fall in the draft. Nander De Sedas – SS/3B – The Puerto Rico…

Nicky Lopez is on Fire

If you haven’t noticed, Nicky Lopez is on fire right now.  In his last 5 games, Lopez is hitting a sound .478 with 4 runs scored, a double, triple, 3 RBI, a walk, 2 Ks, and 2 SB.  If you go back even farther, Lopez is hitting .455 over his 10 games.  Move it back…

Royals Farm Report Mock Draft: 2.0

In case you missed our first mock draft, you can check it out here. A lot has changed since March 8th. Alex Cobb signed with Baltimore and pushed the Royals back from 31-33 and 39-40. Casey Mize’s stock has risen to the point that he’s essentially a lock to go number 1 overall. Nander de…

MLB Draft Primer: Big Names Sliding to 18?

With the MLB Draft rapidly approaching, some of the top prospects have all but cemented their standing as the best of the class. Barring some unforseen circumstance, the Royals will not be drafting players like Casey Mize, Alec Bohm, Nick Madrigal, and Brady Singer. It really hasn’t been in the cards since the beginning. That…