Film Study: Noah Murdock 7th Rounder

The Royals drafted Murdock 199th overall in the 2019 MLB Draft.  I’ve been working my way through the NCAA pitchers the Royals took.  With ESPN picking up so many NCAA baseball games over the last few seasons, it’s a great opportunity to watch these guys and see what they throw and how they work. An…

Film Study: Jon Heasley 5-19-19

Jon Heasley had a career high 10 strikeouts on Sunday for Lexington against the Asheville Tourists.  A lot of questions have been asked after his strong start to the season.  He is currently 4-1 in 9 appearances, the last 4 coming as starts.  The Royals have been careful about his pitch counts limiting him in…

Film Study: Jonathan Bowlan 4/24

Jonathan Bowlan had perhaps his best outing of the year on Wednesday.  I wanted to take a look at what he did in order to have those results.  Bowlan was the piggyback starter so he came into the game when Tyler Gray ran into trouble in the fifth inning.  With no outs and runners on…

Film Study: Danny Duffy in NWA Rehab

Danny Duffy made a start for the Naturals last Saturday against the Springfield Cardinals.  Today, he will start for the Royals against the Angles in his first start of 2019 for the Royals.  On paper, Duffy went 5.1 innings allowing 1 unearned run on 4 hits, no walks, and 7 strikeouts.  Let’s take a look…