Source: Ownership may have halted Ian Kennedy trade

According to a source, Royals ownership may have shot down a trade that would have sent Ian Kennedy to Atlanta in exchange for LHP Joey Wentz, a KC native. Before we dive too far into this rabbit hole, let’s make a few things clear: Due to the nature of the relationship with this source, we…

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Tuesday Morning Roll Call: 8/13/19

Team Record Time Starting Pitcher DSL Royals1 33-25 9:30 AM TBD DSL Royals2 27-34 9:30 AM TBD Omaha Storm Chasers 52-67 12:05 PM TBD Burlington Royals 31-22 5:30 PM Marlin Willis Jr. Wilmington Blue Rocks 68-50 5:35 PM Jonathan Bowlan Lexington Legends 58-61 6:05 PM Jon Heasley Northwest Arkansas Naturals 47-70 7:10 PM Jackson Kowar…

Minor League Minutes: 8/13/19

Prospect Watch: Vinnie Pasquantino Fast forward to spring 2019 and good Vinnie Pasquantino was back in full force. In 218 AB as a senior at ODU, Pasquantino hit .298/.402/.560/.962 with 15 HR, 10 more than his previous career high. Pasquantino walked more than he struck out this spring at ODU and posted a career high…

Prospect Watch: Vinnie Pasquantino

When the MLB Draft gets beyond day one (rounds one and two), I stop being able to identify players without doing research first. Unless the player selected is a local talent, a College World Series hero, or otherwise famous for something other than their play on the field, I probably don’t know who they are.…

Monday Morning Roll Call: 8/12/19

Team Record Time Starting Pitcher DSL Royals1 33-24 9:30 AM TBD DSL Royals2 26-34 9:30 AM TBD Burlington Royals 31-21 5:30 PM TBD Lexington Legends 57-61 6:05 PM TBD Omaha Storm Chasers 52-67 7:05 PM Foster Griffin Northwest Arkansas Naturals 47-69 7:10 PM Scott Blewett Idaho Falls Chukars 26-24 8:05 PM TBD Who’s Hot? Omaha…

Minor League Minutes: 8/12/19

  Film Study: Kris Bubic 8/8/19 Kris Bubic tore it up Thursday night striking out 11 Woodpeckers in a complete game victory for the Blue Rocks. Bubic set a career high in pitches thrown and innings worked in the dominate performance. With 1 out in the bottom of the 9th and a runner on third,…