2020 MLB Draft Roundup: Opening Day

It is finally, officially, baseball season again. Pitchers and catchers have reported to big league Spring Training, college baseball got kicked off with a bang last night, the smell of fresh cut grass and hot dogs is in the air…what more could you ask for? For the last couple of years, since we started Royals…

Morel Mania

If you are not familiar, the guys here at Royals Farm Report have (slowly) been progressing through the annual top-75 prospect list, and in such I took my own deep dive into some of KC’s prospects. The staff submitted individual top-75 lists, and being the sophisticated intellect that I am (I’m being facetious, I’m actually…

Catching up on the RFR Podcast: Episodes 12-17

11/22/19: Rule 5 Draft and the possibility of losing some affiliates 12/12/19: Catching up with Nick Heath 12/18/19: Talking to Cory Nidoh about the Wilmington Blue Rocks 1/25/20: Talking hitting with Royals MiLB Hitting Coordinator Drew Saylor 1/31/20: Interviewing Royals ace Brad Keller 2/4/20: Interviewing Burlington Royals GM Mikie Morrison Photo Credits: Ed Zurga –…

2020 Non-Roster Invitees

Here is the list of the Royals non-roster invitees to training camp. We have invited the following non-roster players to Major League Spring Training in Surprise. #Royals pic.twitter.com/20v7XKdf6o — Kansas City Royals (@Royals) January 13, 2020 Several highlights include Brady Singer, Jackson Kowar, Daniel Lynch, Kris Bubic, Daniel Tillo, Kyle Isbel, Khalil Lee, MJ Melendez,…

Interviewing Daniel Lynch during the AFL

* I want to make sure to begin this article with an important note from myself, the editor. A friend of mine named Dustin Spalding conducted this interview and did the write up. You can follow Dustin on Twitter @DustSpalding. Dustin isn’t officially on the writing staff here at Royals Farm Report yet, though that…

Royals select Stephen Woods in Rule 5 Draft

The Royals selected RHP Stephen Woods with their selection.  A quick run down looks like Woods is a start who works 95-96, also throws a curve, and cutter.  It looks like he can get some K’s and hasn’t fought the BB a lot.  Woods missed all of 2018 with an injury.  More analysis will come…

Player Interview: Clay Dungan

Selected with the 259th overall selection out of Indiana State, the middle infielder wasted no time acclimating himself to pro-ball.  In helping to lead Idaho Falls to a Pioneer League Championship, Dungan slashed .357/.427/.494 and posted a wRC+ of 146, good for 5th in the league.  Royals Farm Report would like to extend a warm…

Important offseason dates for the Royals

With the offseason getting started, we’ve seen the Royals decline Alex Gordon’s $23 million mutual option for 2020. Of course there’s still plenty of decisions for Dayton Moore and the Royals to make this off season. Free agency has already started but listed below are important dates for the rest of the off season. November…