Minor League Minutes: 5/10/2021

The first week of Minor League Baseball since 2019 is in the books. It was a blast seeing the future of Major League Baseball in action all week. Once stats get updated on FanGraphs tomorrow morning, we’ll have a weekly “leaderboard” update, but don’t put any stock in stats this early on. Yes, they’ll be…

Mother’s Day Roll Call: 5/9/2021

Catch up on all of the action from Saturday night here. Team Record Time Starting Pitcher KC Royals 16-16 1:10 PM Minor Omaha Storm Chasers 3-1 1:05 PM Kowar NWA Naturals 3-2 2:10 PM Heasley Quad Cities River Bandits 3-2 1:05 PM Zerpa Columbia Fireflies 2-3 1:05 PM Noriega

Minor League Minutes: 5/9/2021

Happy Mother’s Day to all of you wonderful mothers out there! AAA Omaha (3-1): SSPD, Rain It wasn’t pretty in Omaha, as the Storm Chasers trailed 8-1 after 4 innings of play, so maybe it’s a good thing rain suspended play. Jake Kalish (3 IP) and Andres Sotillet (1 IP) had both surrendered 4 ER…

Saturday Morning Roll Call: 5/8/2021

Catch up on Friday night’s action here. Team Record Time Starting Pitcher KC Royals 16-15 6:10 PM Lynch Omaha Storm Chasers 3-1 7:05 PM Kalish NWA Naturals 2-2 6:10 PM Marsh Quad Cities River Bandits 2-2 3:05 PM Gambrell Columbia Fireflies 2-2 5:05 PM Kaufman Rylan Kaufman, drafted back in 2018, only has 15 career…

Minor League Minutes: 5/8/2021

AAA Omaha (3-1): W 4-2 Another good night for Omaha’s pitching staff lead the team to their 3rd victory in 4 games. Ronald Bolanos fired 5 innings of 2-run ball, striking out 3, walking 3, and allowing 5 hits for the Storm Chasers. Mike Shawaryn and Jace Vines struck out 5 in 4 scoreless innings…

Friday Morning Roll Call: 5/7/2021

Check out all of last night’s action here. Team Record Time Starting Pitcher KC Royals 16-14 7:10 PM Keller (8.06 ERA) Omaha Storm Chasers 2-1 7:05 PM Bolanos NWA Naturals 2-1 7:10 PM Woods Jr. Quad Cities River Bandits 1-2 6:05 PM Veneziano Columbia Fireflies 1-2 6:05 PM B. Hernandez This will be Ben Hernandez’…

Minor League Minutes: 5/7/2021

AAA Omaha (2-1): W 4-3 The Storm Chasers got the job done in extra innings last night against a good St. Paul Saints (Twins) team. The pitching staff combined for 19 K and just 3 ER in 11 innings. Edward Olivares, Kelvin Gutierrez, Anderson Miller, and Kevin Merrell all had multiple hits, including Merrell’s walkoff…

Thursday Morning Roll Call: 5/6/2021

Check out a recap of last night’s action here. Thursday 5/6/2021: Team Record Time Starting Pitcher KC Royals 16-13 1:10 PM Duffy Omaha Storm Chasers 1-1 6:35 PM Blewett NWA Naturals 2-0 7:10 PM Martinez Quad Cities River Bandits 0-2 6:05 PM Haake Columbia Fireflies 0-1 4:05 PM Paulino Columbia Game 2 Block Photo Credits:…

Minor League Minutes: 5/6/2021

The current pitching rotations in the minor leagues could get shaken up a bit if the big league bullpen continues to be this woeful. Goodness. AAA Omaha (1-1): L 4-10 Omaha got their first throttling of the year out of the way early. Carlos Hernandez gave up 8 runs on 10 hits in 4 innings…

Minor League Minutes: 5/5/2021

What a night. The big league club blew another lead in horrendous fashion, but it was a lot of fun on the farm if you decided to tune in. AAA Omaha (1-0): W 8-2 Omaha won 8-2 in their season opener last night on the back of 5.1 shutout innings from RHP Jackson Kowar. Kowar…

2021 Opening Day Roll Call

We’re baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack! Minor League Baseball is officially happening today. Hallelujah. It’ll be kind of tough to peg exactly who is starting and when this year because the Royals have said they’ll piggyback certain starters in the lower minors, but we’ll update these posts as we learn who is starting and if we know who the…

Comparing Royals prospects lists

Rank RFR BA MLBP FG 1 Witt Jr. Witt Jr. Witt Jr. Witt Jr. 2 Lynch Lynch Lynch Lacy 3 Lacy Lacy Lacy Lynch 4 Kowar Kowar Kowar Marsh 5 Pena Bubic Isbel Isbel 6 Isbel Isbel Pena Loftin 7 Cox Pena Loftin Pena 8 Marsh Loftin Bowlan Kowar 9 Bowlan Bowlan Pratto Guzman 10…

Royals release MiLB rosters

More baseball? More baseball. Our Minor League Opening Day rosters are set. pic.twitter.com/xU9szJ4iwa — Kansas City Royals (@Royals) April 29, 2021 Let’s take a quick look at the big names to watch at each level (with our org. rankings in parenthesis): Low-A Columbia Catchers: Kale Emshoff (#20) and Omar Hernandez (HR)Infielders: Maikel Garcia (#22) and…