Wednesday Morning Roll Call: 7/31/19

DSL Royals1 (29-21) @ 9:30 AM DSL Royals2 (24-26) @ 9:30 AM Who’s Hot?Shortstop Wilmin Candelario is slashing .333/.409/.538 in his last 10 games. Kansas City Royals (40-69) @ 12:15 PM Starting Pitcher: Jakob Junis Burlington Royals (23-18) @ 5:30 PM Who’s Hot?Nineteen-year-old shortstop Maikel Garcia is slashing .333/.429/.381 in his last 10 games. Garcia…

Minor League Minutes: 7/30/19

The Royals are finally giving us what we want The Royals are finally giving us what we want. A younger 25-man roster highlighted not with washed up veteran reclamation projects that may or may not work out, but our own homegrown and developed players. Guys we’ve watched come through the minor league system. Guys we…

Monday Morning Roll Call: 7/29/19

DSL Royals1 (28-20) @ 9:30 AM Who’s Hot?Jean Ramirez an 18-year-old outfielder, is slashing .397/.423/.485, with 8 K’s to 6 walks (1 IBB) across 20 games (74 plate appearances) in the month of July. Ramirez has 10 stolen bases in July, though he has been caught 6 times. DSL Royals2 (22-26) @ 9:30 AM Who’s…

Wednesday Morning Roll Call: 7/24/19

DSL Royals1 (27-17) @ 9:30 AM DSL Royals2 (21-23) @ 9:30 AM Burlington Royals (17-16) @ 10:00 AM (Game 1) Who’s Hot?Pitcher Angel Zerpa has been dealing in his last three appearances (two starts). He’s gone 14.2 innings, 9 hits, 1 run, 3 walks and 12 strikeouts. Burlington Royals (17-16) (Game 2: Makeup of 7/23)…

MJ Melendez: The Heir to Salvador Perez’ Throne

Salvador Perez is arguably the most beloved player in the history of the Kansas City Royals franchise. His number 13 is almost a lock to be retired at the end of his career, and he has a legitimate shot at the MLB Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. But Salvador Perez cannot play forever. His…

Previewing the AZL Royals

Starting today, many young players will start/continue a long road to the major leagues. This includes many Royals draftees and signees embarking on their road to Kauffman Stadium.  The AZL Royals get things started up tonight at 9:00 CT, as games for the Arizona League are starting up. We’ll take you through the roster. A…