How did the Royals newest acquisitions play this season?

The Royals’ trades of Jon Jay, Kelvin Herrera, and Mike Moustakas brought new blood into the system this season. Let’s take a look at how those players have looked since joining the system. Jon Jay Trade Gabe Speier (AA) 26 G, 31.1 IP, 3.73 ERA, 3.93 FIP, 26 K/10 BB, .324 BAA Gabe Speier is…

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NWA Week in Review: August 27 – September 3

NWA Week in Review: August 27 – September 3 Weekly Record: 4-5 Overall Record: 70-70, 35-35 in the second half Standings: 3rd  (5.5 GB) Weekly +/-: -1  (41 runs scored, 42 runs allowed) Transactions: 8/27 – Anderson Miller placed on temporary inactive list 8/27 – Rudy Martin assigned to NWA 8/29 – Anderson Miller activated…

How good has Ryan O’Hearn been with the Royals?

To the amazement of many, Ryan O’Hearn was called up by the Royals on July 31, 2018.  In the social media universe there was a lot of concern, with many asking, “Why O’Hearn over Frank Schwindel?” After all, O’Hearn was having a very lackluster season in his second year at the AAA level.  In 100…

2018 Arizona Fall League Rosters Announced

Yesterday the 2018 Arizona Fall League rosters were announced.  The Arizona Fall League is described as a finishing school for prospects but is also an extended season for players that are close to the big leagues or need more at bats or innings.  Teams also use it to evaluate players they are thinking about putting…

NWA Week in Review: August 20-26

NWA Week in Review: August 20-26 Weekly Record: 5-1 Overall Record: 66-65, 31-30 in the second half Standings: 3rd  (3.5 GB) Weekly +/-: +12  (26 runs scored, 14 runs allowed) Transactions: 8/24 – Scott Barlow assigned to Omaha Articles Over Naturals from this year’s team Nicky Lopez (promoted) Elier Hernandez (promoted) Anderson Miller Jake Newberry (promoted) Jecksson Flores…