MLB Debut: Kris Bubic

The fifth Royal to make his MLB debut this year, Bubic was called up to start the Royals home opener on July 31.  Bubic is a LHP from Stanford who was drafted 40th overall in the 2018 Royals college pitcher draft.  Bubic’s teammates rave about how hard he works and how awesome of a teammate…

Minor League Minutes: 9/10/19

A few weeks ago, Alex had the pleasure of interviewing Royals assistant GM JJ Picollo and Brad Keller: Interviewing Royals Assistant GM JJ Picollo Brad Keller Interview #2 Q: Favorite BBQ restaurant in KC?“Joes BBQ in the gas station is absolutely the best.”

Saturday Morning Roll Call: 9/7/19

Team Record Time Starting Pitcher Wilmington Blue Rocks 1-2 (CAR Semifinals) 5:05 PM TBD Idaho Falls Chukars 33-41 8:15 PM Bryar Johnson Who’s Hot? Kris Bubic in his last 10 starts spanning 64.2 innings, has a 1.53 ERA and a 0.841 WHIP. While punching out 72 batters to only 13 walks. Bubic came in clutch…

Minor League Minutes: 9/7/19

As the minor league season wraps up, check out the Royals minor league players that are headed to the Arizona Fall League The Royals will be sending six players and a coach to play for the Surprise Saguaros starting September 17th. Here are the players that will represent the Royals in Arizona: Brewer Hicklen, OFHicklen…

Minor League Minutes: 8/22/19

Alex Duvall takes a look deeper into Vinnie Pasquantino’s hot start. Pasquantino has not slowed down one iota since switching to a wood bat upon entering professional baseball. After a 5-5 day yesterday in which he hit a pair of doubles and a pair of triples in an 8-1 victory for Burlington, Pasquantino is now…

Wednesday Morning Roll Call: 8/21/19

Team Record Time Starting Pitcher DSL Royals1 39-28 9:30 AM TBD DSL Royals2 29-39 9:30 AM TBD Burlington Royals 36-24 10:30 AM TBD Lexington Legends 61-65 11:05 AM TBD Wilmington Blue Rocks 73-52 3:45 PM Marcelo Martinez Wilmington Blue Rocks (Game 2 – Makeup of 7/11) 73-52 TBD Kris Bubic Kansas City Royals 45-81 6:05…

Tuesday Morning Roll Call: 8/20/19

Team Record Time Starting Pitcher DSL Royals1 38-28 9:30 AM TBD DSL Royals2 29-38 9:30 AM TBD Burlington Royals 36-23 5:30 PM Marlin Willis Wilmington Blue Rocks 72-52 5:35 PM Jonathan Bowlan Lexington Legends 61-64 6:05 PM TBD Kansas City Royals 45-80 6:05 PM Brad Keller Omaha Storm Chasers 54-72 6:30 PM Jake Kalish Northwest…

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,…

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, Bubic gave up a sacrifice fly…

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…

Saturday Morning Roll Call: 7/27/19

DSL Royals1 (27-20) @ 9:00 am DSL Royals2 (22-25) @ 9:00 am Wilmington Blue Rocks (62-42) @ 5:00 pm Starting  Pitcher: Kris Bubic (ERA 3.13) Who’s Hot: At the end of three, the Blue Rocks trail it 4-1. Perkins getting the Rocks on the board with an RBI single in the 3rd to score Schultz,…

Minor League Minutes: 7/8/19

If you have not already checked it out, then take a look at our all new mid-season rankings.  If you have checked it out, then take another look because you probably missed something: 2019 Royals Farm Report Mid-Season Prospect Rankings: 10-7 Welcome back. This version of our prospect rankings will look eerily similar to the…

Minor League Minutes: 6/11/19

2018 Draft Class Review: Pitcher Roundup – 6/10/19 In the past week we saw Brady Singer get knocked around in his second AA start; While Bubic brought the funk with 10 strikeouts and a big time bounce back performance. Kowar evaded trouble early and often as he continues to display his durability, and Lexington suddenly…

Bubic Joins Overpowering Blue Rocks Staff

We’re just about fifty games into the season down in the South Atlantic League, and just over three weeks from the All-Star Game (has it been that long, already?). In many ways, we’ve become familiar with the new players, and we’ve even seen a few from various teams make that jump to Class-A Advanced. In…

Film Study: Kris Bubic 4/12/19

Kris Bubic had a career high 12 strikeouts against the Columbus Fireflies on Friday night last week.  Bubic was the fourth pitcher selected by the Royals in last year’s draft.  He was the 40th overall player selected.  Bubic is a left-hander from Stanford University and pitched as a 20-year-old in the tough altitudes and winds…