Minor League Minutes: 9/6/19

MLB Debut: Ryan McBroom McBroom made his MLB Debut on September 3 against the Detroit Tigers in Kansas City.  The first pitcher he faced was Tigers LHP Daniel Norris.  The first pitch McBroom saw was a 93 mph fastball down the middle which he took for a strike. One year ago, Joel looked at how…

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,…

Minor League Minutes: 8/3/19

Chasing the Storm: Omaha Week in Review July 17th – July 31 This will be a two-week update.  The Storm Chasers finished up their series with the New Orleans Baby Cakes (Marlins) with back to back wins, and take the series 3-1.  The Memphis Redbirds (Cardinals) then came to town for a three game series…

What the Royals’ roster could look like in September

With the July 31st trade deadline fast approaching, there are sure to be a few Royals traded, as well as a player or two that could be designated for assignment. So with the roster shuffling between those two things and the September call-ups, the Royals’ roster could look a little different come September. Remember: these…

The Royals may have fixed Brett Phillips

When Brett Phillips came to the Royals from the Brewers in a trade for Mike Moustakas in 2018, he was an instant crowd favorite.  He hustled all over the field.  He went diving for line drives.  He crashed into walls to make catches.  He laughed weirdly.  He wielded a funny looking Axe handled bat, but…

Minor League Minutes: 7/22/19

Ryan O’Hearn is on fire in Omaha To say that Ryan O’Hearn has been struggling in Kansas City this season would be an understatement. Remember July 31, 2018 when he was called up to make is MLB debut? In his second MLB at bat, O’Hearn hit his first home run, and didn’t seem to slow…