2018 MLB Draft Target: Ethan Hankins, RHP

There hasn’t been a player eligible for the 2018 draft that’s experienced a roller coaster ride quite like Georgia high school righty, Ethan Hankins.  The long, lean flamethrower spent last summer on the showcase circuit making some of the top hitters in the country look rather foolish.  His fastball was touching 97-98 mph with heavy arm-side run. …

A Look at Potential 2018 1st Round Pitchers (part 2)

The 2018 MLB Draft means more for the Royals than most clubs. It’s one of those pivotal drafts that will either launch the club into a rapid rebuild or prolong “the process” of getting the Royals back to respectability. Most commentators agree that the Royals have a few promising position player prospects already, especially in…

Early 2018 MLB Draft Preview: Top Prospects

This is the first piece in our “Early Draft Preview” series. To get things kicked off, I’ll take a look at some of my favorite prospects in this year’s player pool. Most of these players figure unlikely to fall to the Royals, barring any major changes, but it’s still convenient to get a feel of…