2019 NWA Naturals Season Preview

The Naturals are coming off an up and down season that was filled with weird streaks. However, some of those guys are gone, and some are back. You never really quite know what you are getting with a minor league team when guys are being promoted and moved around often. This roster is based off…

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2019 Season Preview: Omaha Storm Chasers (AAA)

The Omaha Storm Chasers are always a fun team to watch.  Not just do you get to see the team but also players that are very close to the Major League level or who are rehabbing injuries on their way back to the Royals.  Last year Omaha saw at least 13 MLB players rehabbing from…

MLB Debut: Chris Ellis

On the same day Kyle Zimmer made his MLB Debut, Chris Ellis did as well. Ellis entered a 6-3 game against the White Sox in 9th inning. The first pitch he threw was a curve ball that Leury Garcia hit hard right at Lucas Duda for an out. The next batter was Yoan Moncada. The…

MLB Debut: Kyle Zimmer

The road for Kyle Zimmer’s debut has been long and rough. But he finally has made it making his MLB debut Sunday against the White Sox in a 6-2 game on which the Royals were trailing. In the top of the 8th, Zimmer threw his first major league pitch 95 mph and high against Daniel…

Interview with Naturals GM Justin Cole

I met Justin Cole at the Naturals Luncheon not too long ago and he agreed to do an interview with RFR.  Cole has been with the Naturals since the beginning when the team moved from Wichita.  The Naturals should be an exciting team to watch this year and I feel have a chance to compete…

MLB Debut: Frank Schwindel

Frank Schwindel has finally made his major league debut. A lot of people argued that Schwindel should have been called up last year instead of Ryan O’Hearn, but Yost wanted the left-handed bat. Now Schwindel gets his chance. Schwindel went 0-4 but reached on an error two separate times in the Royals 5-3 win. In…