Josh Staumont is thriving in the bullpen

Josh Staumont has always had the ability to throw a baseball harder than most guys over his minor league and collegiate careers. Hitting 100 mph on the gun is a routine occurrence for him by now. Unfortunately, his greatest strength is also his greatest weakness. He simply cannot consistently place the ball where he wants…

Prospect Watch: Rudy Martin

Every team needs players who can get on base. The Royals need players who can get on base and cover ground in a spacious outfield. Enter Rudy Martin, a prospect who can run and get on base in the extreme. Martin was drafted in the 25th round out of Lewisburg High School in 2014. He’s…

The year of Bubba Starling has officially begun

Bubba Starling returned to the Omaha Storm Chasers lineup after missing nearly the entire first month of the season on Friday April 28, 2018.  He was dealing with an injured oblique coming out of Spring Training, the same injury that sidelined him for parts of the 2017 season, limiting him to only 80 games.  The…

Trevor Oaks will make his MLB Debut today

Right handed pitcher Trevor Oaks is being called up to Kansas City as the 26th man for the Royals and will be starting game one of Saturday’s doubleheader.  Oaks was acquired from the Dodgers in the Soria/Alexander trade in January and is listed as the #10 prospect in the Royals organization according to Royals Farm…

Perfect Game Mock Draft Revisited

Perfect Game released their first Mock Draft of the spring on Friday last week.  I wrote a short article on the projected Royals draft strategy here.  Revisiting that mock draft, I redrafted for the Royals based on who PG had available at each pick. The pick at 18 was tough.  PG mocked 3B Jonathon India…