Friday Column: Beer and Bat Flips

As everyone knows, all good things come in 3’s: The Godfather trilogy, the number of bones in the human ear, The Three Amigos, and also  the number of decades the Royals went without going to a playoff game. So what is in for Beer & Bat Flips’ third installment? Three quality segments, all of which…

The Rise of Bubba Starling

Bubba was ranked number one among high school prospects in 2011 when he was drafted out of Gardner Edgerton High School in Gardner, KS, when the Royals took him in the first round (5th overall). The kid had a large burden placed on his shoulders the minute the Royals selected him. It had been eight years since…

Minor League Minutes: 6/14/19

The Royals played the Tigers in Omaha last night for the first ever MLB game to be played in the state of Nebraska. Nicky Lopez hit his first career home run in his return to his old college stadium. Whit Merrifield brought back memories of his CWS heroics with two doubles. Alex Gordon got an…

A case for the call: Bubba Starling

It’s no secret that Bubba Starling is having a career year at Triple-A Omaha, which will hopefully get him the call to Kansas City.  Starling has been doing just about everything right at the plate, but we can’t let his stellar offensive production this season overshadow what he’s been doing defensively, both now and in…

Minor League Minutes: 06/13/19

The Royals organization officially got their man on Wednesday afternoon when Number 2 overall selection in the 2019 Draft Bobby Witt Jr. Officially signed on the dotted line. Witt signed for full slot value of the Number 2 overall pick of 7.7899 Million. Drew breaks down 3rd Rounder Grant Gambrell in his Film Study. “Reading…

Player Profile: Josh Dye

Josh Dye may be one of the better pitchers in the Royals farm system that nobody’s heard about. Twenty-two year old left hander Josh Dye standing, 6’ 5” and 180 lbs., was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 23rd round out of Florida Gulf Coast University in the 2018 MLB First-Year Player Draft,…