Thursday Morning Roll Call: 9/12/19

Team Record Time Starting Pitcher Wilmington Blue Rocks 1-1 (CAR Championship Game 3) 5:00 PM TBD Lexington Legends 2-0 (SAL Championship Game 3) 6:05 PM TBD Idaho Falls Chukars (Completion of Sept. 10 suspended game) 1-1 (PIO First Round Game 3) 2:00 PM Who’s Hot? Austin Cox has been really good for High-A Wilmington. In…

Minor League Minutes: 8/24/19

2019 Shadow Draft: Part Two First of all, let’s take a look at my signings.  In real life, 4 of the 16 guys I drafted did not sign.  Bryce Osmond, Jake Rice, Ross Carver, and Spencer Jones did not sign.  Rice was dealing with an injury and didn’t even get drafted.  I drafted Jones in…

Two Guys From the 2018 Draft I’m Watching This Season

Here are two pitchers from the 2018 Draft I’m going to be keeping an eye on early this spring after the minor league guys report.   Austin Cox was the Royals fifth round pick and he isn’t really an under-the-radar type of guy because of his high selection, but he is overshadowed by all the…

Royals Farm Report Mid-Season Top 100: 50-41

Hello and welcome. It feels like forever since we did our first ever Top 100 list this winter. We’ll be updating our lists throughout the year to include new prospects, but we’ll vote on a new top 100 twice a year. One mid-season, one in the offseason. In case you missed our last top 100 segment, here…

Scouting Report: 152nd overall pick, Austin Cox, LHP, Mercer

The Royals are staying in the college ranks, making that eight college selections in eight picks. With the 152nd overall pick (fifth round), they selected Austin Cox, LHP out of Mercer University. Height: 6’3″ Weight: 205 lbs Throws: Left Bats: Left RANKINGS: FanGraphs: #39 college pitcher Baseball America: #212 overall Minor League Ball: #202 overall…