Opening Day Predictions: 2021

It’s been a couple of years since I’ve written this. Last year we were robbed of Opening Day and I didn’t wind up posting any predictions for the 60-game season. This year, the Royals have rejuvenated their roster a bit and optimism surrounding the team seems to be at a 4-year high. Not since 2017…

Cord-cutters vs. Sinclair is a lose-lose-lose

In the broad scope, this is as much a debate of old media ideas versus new ones. Traditionally, media companies maximized profits through vigorous and rigid control of access to their content, but young people grew up in a world of flexible and free media content. And they aren’t going back. Most of them will give up on baseball and find something else before they give up on cheap, flexible media.

Kyle Isbel makes Royals Opening Day roster

It was announced today that per Dayton Moore, our No. 6 prospect Kyle Isbel has made the Opening Day roster for the Kansas City Royals. Isbel was added to the 40-man roster after Daniel Tillo was transferred to the 60-Day IL. Kyle Isbel is here at Kauffman Stadium. So is Jake Brentz. So is Ervin…

Revisiting the Royals top prospects: OF

It has been a long time since we’ve had real, actual MiLB to watch. When we released our top 50 Royals prospects list last week, I briefly recapped some of the players on our list, but I wanted to go a little further in-depth and remind everyone how our boys were doing on the farm last time…

2021 Draft Eligible Prep Stars to Watch

Recently, Alex wrote a piece covering some of the top college players that will be available in the 2021 First Year Player Draft. This inspired me to write about some of my favorite draft eligible prep players. I feel like I should preface this by mentioning that this class doesn’t have anyone that’s seen as…

Revisiting the Royals top prospects: RP

It has been a long time since we’ve had real, actual MiLB to watch. When we released our top 50 Royals prospects list last week, I briefly recapped some of the players on our list, but I wanted to go a little further in-depth and remind everyone how our boys were doing on the farm last time…

Revisiting the Royals top prospects: 2B

It has been a long time since we’ve had real, actual MiLB to watch. When we released our top 50 Royals prospects list last week, I briefly recapped some of the players on our list, but I wanted to go a little further in-depth and remind everyone how our boys were doing on the farm last time…

A weekend roundup of some top draft prospects

Last week, we wrote up a little piece detailing some of the top names that should be on your radar for the Royals with the #7 overall pick in this summer’s amateur draft. Hopefully every Monday we’ll be able to go back and recap the performances of some of these guys from the past weekend.…