2019 Season Preview: Lexington Legends (A)

2018 Record: 76-60South Atlantic League Champions Championships are fun. The 2018 Lexington Legends learned that after defeating the Asheville Tourists (what a mascot!) back in September. That team was carried by the talented prospect wave consisting of Matias, Pratto, Melendez, Hicklen, Lynch, Kowar, del Rosario, and Hernandez. Hardware earns promotions, which leaves the locker room…

2019 Season Preview: Omaha Storm Chasers (AAA)

The Omaha Storm Chasers are always a fun team to watch.  Not just do you get to see the team but also players that are very close to the Major League level or who are rehabbing injuries on their way back to the Royals.  Last year Omaha saw at least 13 MLB players rehabbing from…

MLB Debut: Chris Ellis

On the same day Kyle Zimmer made his MLB Debut, Chris Ellis did as well. Ellis entered a 6-3 game against the White Sox in 9th inning. The first pitch he threw was a curve ball that Leury Garcia hit hard right at Lucas Duda for an out. The next batter was Yoan Moncada. The…

MLB Debut: Kyle Zimmer

The road for Kyle Zimmer’s debut has been long and rough. But he finally has made it making his MLB debut Sunday against the White Sox in a 6-2 game on which the Royals were trailing. In the top of the 8th, Zimmer threw his first major league pitch 95 mph and high against Daniel…

MLB Debut: Frank Schwindel

Frank Schwindel has finally made his major league debut. A lot of people argued that Schwindel should have been called up last year instead of Ryan O’Hearn, but Yost wanted the left-handed bat. Now Schwindel gets his chance. Schwindel went 0-4 but reached on an error two separate times in the Royals 5-3 win. In…

Happy Opening Day!

Spring is here. Spring Training is over. The hot dogs are on the grill and…the rain is on the way. Opening Day kind of marks the beginning of the new year for lots of baseball fans. Winter is cold and miserable and I like to think of that time as the end of the year,…