Minor League Minutes: 6/18/19

Prospect Watch: Jon Heasley The 13throunder out of Oklahoma State in 2018 relied on his fastball for most of this game, sitting mostly in the low 90s range, and occasionally touching 95. His curve, which had a nice sharp 11-5 glove-side break to it, and changeup were a distant second and third in usage, and…

Prospect Watch: Jon Heasley

Throws: R Bats: R Height: 6’ 3” Weight: 215 Age: 22 Draft: 13th Round, KC, 2018, Oklahoma State Game: Augusta Greenjackets vs. Lexington Legends, 6/11/19 Final Line: 6 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, 1 BB, 9 K After several good outings from Heasley, I was finally able to watch him pitch.  The 13throunder out of Oklahoma…

Thoughts on the Royals MiLB first half

Half of the Royals full-season affiliates are officially at their respective All-Star Breaks. The Lexington Legends will send five representatives to the South Atlantic League (A) All-Star Game tomorrow. The Wilmington Blue Rocks will send five representatives to the Carolina League (A+) All-Star Game on Tuesday as well (though Brady Singer was elected as a…

The Chukars are off and flying

Our Pioneer League affiliate, Idaho Falls, kicked off their 2019 season last night in Billings with a very nice 5-2 victory. As this short season gets started, I would think the Chukars would be a favorite in the North Division and in the league overall. The Pioneer League is described as an Advanced Rookie league…

Minor League Minutes: 6/15/19

It’s been one busy week here at Royals Farm Report. The man that runs our podcast is getting married today. Congratulate Joel on Twitter @jtpenfield on his big day! Let’s get you caught up on all the week’s action, including the season opener for the Idaho Falls Chukars. If you haven’t been reading our Friday…