Minor League Minutes: 5/12/2021

Well, that Royals game last night was…..something else. Make sure you check out the latest edition of the RFR Podcast. Joel and Alex recap week 1 of MiLB and Will Klein joins the show to talk about his first week in pro ball. AAA Omaha (4-3): L 0-2 Carlos Hernandez played with fire in the…

Tuesday Morning Roll Call: 5/11/2021

Team Record Time Starting Pitcher KC Royals 16-17 6:10 PM Singer (3.41 ERA) Omaha Storm Chasers 4-2 5:15 PM C. Hernandez (13.50 ERA) NWA Naturals 3-2 7:05 PM Heasley (5.40 ERA) Quad Cities River Bandits 3-2 6:30 PM Zerpa (1.80 ERA) Columbia Fireflies 3-3 6:05 PM Capellan (3.38 ERA) Photo Credits: Ken Inness / MiLB.com

Minor League Minutes: 5/11/2021

Every week this summer we’ll update our MiLB leaderboards. Basically a run down of who is leading the Royals farm system in certain statistical categories up to that point. The affiliates are supposed to get every Monday off so Mondays will be a good day to get you caught up on how things are going.…

Weekly Royals MiLB Leaderboards: 5/10/2021

A new article we’ll have out (hopefully) every Monday morning this year is going to be a standing of different statistical leaders across all levels of the Royals MiLB system. As of May 10th, these don’t matter, like, at all. As I mentioned in the Minutes this morning, this is more or less just for…

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…