Prospect Watch: Daniel Duarte

Daniel Duarte is a selection from the Rangers in the the 2017 minor league phase of the Rule 5 Draft held last December.  Duarte played the 2018 season with the Idaho Falls Chukars, Lexington Legends, and the Tigres de Quintana Roo in his home country of Mexico in the Mexican League.  Officially on March 31,…

Scouting the Royals Rule 5 acquisitions

After passing on their initial picks, the Royals made a splash at Thursday morning’s Rule 5 Draft in Orlando, Florida, adding two arms by way of trade, acquiring RHP Brad Keller from the Cincinnati Reds and RHP Burch Smith from the New York Mets. They also drafted RHP Daniel Duarte in the minor league phase…