Best Developments for KC in 2022: Brady Singer

I ran a couple of polls on Twitter already gauging your guys’ thoughts on what the best developments for the Royals have been in 2022. Vinnie Pasquantino won the first one in a bit of a landslide and MJ Melendez is currently leading the second poll. I didn’t even give you guys the option to…

What Makes Gavin Cross Such a Good Hitter?

Recently, a follower of the Royals Farm Report twitter account named “Ryan Heffernon” expressed concern after watching a clip of a Gavin Cross home run. He quote tweeted the clip with the comment “I cannot unsee Ryan O’Hearn’s in his swing and that terrifies me.” Understandable. Royals fans are conditioned to expect the worst. Years…

Five overwhelming positives for the 2022 season

I know it’s been a rough year overall, but I honestly think there is more good than bad that we can take away from the Royals 2022 season and I’m cautiously optimistic about the direction of the organization. We’ll get into more season “review” in the actual offseason, but while we still have a month…

Deal or No Deal?

I tweeted out a preface for this article earlier this week. I was, frankly, kind of surprised at the results. I get that Bobby Witt Jr. is pretty clearly the most talented player on this team and provides the Royals with the potential for a generational type of All-Star that can anchor a lineup for…

Revisiting 11 Observations from May

Back in May I wrote this article titled “11 Numbers I’m Watching Early On” that was basically a combination of things we were looking for during preseason and things that stood out to us after a month of play on the farm. I wanted to take a chance now to revisit all 11 of those…

Royals MiLB Leaderboards: 8/26/22

Hitters (min. 300 PA): Category Name # Hits Maikel Garcia 114 Tucker Bradley 109 Michael Massey 108 Tyler Gentry 108 Nick Loftin 107 Doubles Michael Massey 28 Maikel Garcia 28 Carter Jensen 23 Tucker Bradley 22 Dillan Shrum 21 Triples Tyler Tolbert 8 Herard Gonzalez 7 Diego Hernandez 4 Nate Eaton 4 7 tied with…

Comparing Royals prospect lists

Baseball America, MLB Pipeline, and us here at RFR have all released some version of a midseason ranking for Royals prospects. I thought it would be a fun exercise to compare those lists and see where everybody was at with certain guys in the system. So here you go: Ranking RFR BA MLB 1 Gavin…

Marcus’ Personal Top-50 List

First, if you haven’t yet, check out the consensus midseason top-50, which is an aggregate of the rankings from a few different Royals prospect writers. Honorable Mentions 50-31 30-21 20-11 10-6 5-1 I was one of the people asked to contribute a top-50 of my own, and I must say, my thoughts differ significantly from…

Alex’s Personal Top-50 List

Really quick, here are the links to the write-ups we have done for our rankings so far: Honorable Mentions 50-31 30-21 20-11 10-6 Our top-5 will be out tomorrow morning. For now, here is the top-50 list that I submitted for our aggregate: 1 Gavin Cross 2 Nick Loftin 3 Cayden Wallace 4 Drew Waters…