A Kelvin Herrera Trade Retrospective

Now that the dust has settled and time has tempered the emotions of the Royals faithful, I want to look back at the only significant trade the Royals have made so far this season, sending Kelvin Herrera to Washington for Kelvin Gutierrez, Blake Perkins, and Yohanse Morel. In the month since the trade went down,…

Minor League Minutes: 7/18/18

Is there any one out there that we can compare to Khalil Lee to? wRC+ Bite me. Here’s a list of players age 19-20 to post a similar-ish wRC+ as Khalil Lee since 2007: Xander Bogaerts, 2012: 144 Chance Sisco, 2015: 140 Freddie Freeman, 2009: 139 Chase Vallot, 2017: 136 Khalil Lee, 2018: 134 Nick…

Is there anyone out there like Khalil Lee?

You guys really like Khalil Lee, huh? Within minutes of asking fans on Twitter which Royals prospect they wanted to see a comp for next, the vote was so heavily in the favor of Khalil Lee that it wasn’t worth voting for anymore. I removed him from the poll, where Richard Lovelady wound up winning,…

NWA Naturals Week in Review: July 9-15

NWA Naturals Week in Review: July 9-15 Weekly Record: 1-5 Overall Record: 39-54, 4-17 in the second half Standings: 4th (12.5 GB) Weekly +/-: -27 (31 runs scored, 58 runs allowed) Transactions: 7/14 – Carlos Diaz reassigned to Lexington 7/15 – Jace Vines assigned to NWA 7/15 – Arnaldo Hernandez placed on DL Articles Over…