5 Breakout Candidates for 2019

Every season a handful of prospects within a system put together breakout performances that force fans and commentators to sit up, take notice, and start dreaming dreams that will some day be crushed. It’s a circle of life type thing. In 2018, Daniel Lynch, Seuly Matias, and Nicky Lopez were among the group of Royals…

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Film Study: Nick Pratto 2018 Playoff Edition

Nick Pratto had a solid season hitting .280/.343/.443 at Lexington.  Pratto had an even better South Atlantic League Playoff hitting .333/.481/.667 in 6 playoff games.  This is a small sample but perhaps it’s enough to give us a sense that Pratto may be a clutch player.  Pratto was 7-21 with 2 HRs, a double, 4…

Expectations for Daniel Lynch in 2019

Daniel Lynch was freaking awesome in 2018. After being drafted by the Kansas City Royals with the 34th overall pick in the draft, Lynch did nothing but dominate his competition in his first year of pro ball. After just 9 professional innings, Lynch found his way to the #14 spot on our mid-season Royals prospect…

Royals announce 19 non-roster invitees to big league Spring Training

We have invited 19 non-roster players to #RoyalsST. More info: https://t.co/Pi59p1ofbd pic.twitter.com/bnCNpnqS70 — Kansas City Royals (@Royals) January 8, 2019 Foster Griffin, Jake Kalish, Richard Lovelady, Jason Adam, Zach Lovvorn, Nick Dini, Xavier Fernandez, MJ Melendez, Nicky Lopez, Frank Schwindel, Bubba Starling, Andres Machado, Sebastian Rivero, Humberto Arteaga, Samir Dueñez, Jecksson Flores, Erick Mejia, Elier Hernandez and Michael Ynoa all received non-roster invites…