Royals apparently in agreement with Billy Hamilton

The Royals appear to have struck a deal with free agent outfielder Billy Hamilton. #Royals close to agreement with OF Billy Hamilton just working through bonuses and pending physical — Jim Bowden (@JimBowdenGM) December 10, 2018 Hamilton, a 28-year old that has spent his entire career with Cincinnati, owns a career 70 wRC+ but also…

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Trade Target: Genesis Cabrera

The Cardinals are now all in with their trade for Paul Goldschmidt yesterday.  What the Cardinals are lacking is a solid second baseman or veteran outfielder who gets on base a lot and can run.  Cue the Whit Merrifield rumors.  Whit actually makes a lot of sense for the Cardinals although the Royals aren’t seriously…

Could we see Kelvin Gutierrez in 2019?

When the Kansas City Royals traded Kelvin Herrera in the middle of the 2018 season, it wasn’t immediately clear who the centerpiece of the return was. Blake Perkins is an elite defender and speedster with a good eye at the plate and the potential to be a semi-regular in CF. Kelvin Gutierrez is a very good…

Nick Heath Talks About the AFL

Nick Heath had a solid fall season continuing to push his name into consideration as a prospect in the Royals system.  You can read a prospect watch we did on him here.  Heath hit .274/.376/.358 over the regular season.  But in the Arizona Fall League, against the best prospects in baseball, he hit .338/.427/.442 with…