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…

2020 MLB Draft to be Held in Omaha

BREAKING: The 2020 #MLBDraft is moving from New Jersey to Omaha. The draft will be held Wednesday, June 10 through Friday, June 12, the eve of the @NCAACWS — Kendall Rogers (@KendallRogers) December 10, 2019 We’ve been hearing rumors and it is finally coming out.  Although it hasn’t officially been announced by MLB yet, multiple…

Potential Rule 5 Draft Target: Sterling Sharp

Sharp was surprisingly left unprotected by the Nationals.  The Drury University product was selected by the Nationals in the 22nd round of the 2016 draft.  Sharp is a very athletic player who uses his athleticism to help him repeat his delivery consistently.  Sharp had offers to play basketball at Ball State and Oakland University in…

Potential Rule 5 Draft Target: Thomas Burrows

Rumors have floated that teams are interested in LHRP Tim Hill.  If a trade were to happen, it would leave the Royals with only 7 LHPs on the 40-man roster.  Even if they do the expected and keep Hill, it wouldn’t be a bad idea to add another LHP to the active roster.  That’s one…

It’s Never Too Early for Draft Talk

MLB held their Competitive Balance Round Draft Lottery yesterday.  Basically, MLB gives small market teams a competitive advantage by giving them an extra draft pick either after the first round or the second round.  In even years, the Royals are part of a randomly ordered group after the first round.  In odd years, the Royals…

Protecting Jeison Guzman

Let’s face it.  When the Royals lost Elvis Luciano in the Rule 5 last year it caught everyone by surprise.  Even them.  They knew they had a special talent in Luciano but he was so far from the big leagues as a 19-year-old rookie ball guy.  And who else knew about that asterisk making him…

Film Study: Daniel Lynch AFL Rising Stars Game

There were glowing reviews about Daniel Lynch in the Fall Stars game so I thought I’d watch for myself.  Actually, I’ve watched several times.  Of course, if I was going to watch again, I might as well share with everyone out there who is interested in the Royals upcoming future LHP.  Lynch dealt with some…