Minor League Minutes: 9/12/19

Interviewing Charlie Neuweiler Q: Your fastball velo has reportedly been around 90-92 mph. Do you know what your spin rate is like? How has the development of your fastball velocity been coming along? “I’m not exactly sure what my fastball spin rate is but I believe it’s around average or a little above average. Between…

Minor League Minutes: 8/31/19

Royals Owner David Glass has agreed to sell the franchise to John Sherman Now just a few short days later the sale of the club has been made official, John Sherman and a local group of investors have purchased the club from the Glass family for approximately $1 billion dollars. The sale of the club…

Minor League Minutes: 8/26/19

ICYMI: Source: Ownership may have halted Ian Kennedy trade. According to a source, Royals ownership may have shot down a trade that would have sent Ian Kennedy to Atlanta in exchange for LHP Joey Wentz, a KC native. One month to the day the “Royals Trade Diekman to A’s for Two [Prospects]” Saturday afternoon brought…

Minor League Minutes: 7/29/19

Royals Trade Diekman to A’s for Two Saturday afternoon brought a flurry of moves from the Royals. Jake Diekman was traded to the Oakland A’s for OF Dairon Blanco and RHP Ismael Aquino, Ryan O’Hearn recalled and Lucas Duda released, Nick Heath promoted to Omaha, and Kyle Zimmer recalled to KC. I may have missed…

Updated Royals Farm Report Top 100 Royals Prospects

The time is here folks! The third edition of the Royals Farm Report Top 100 Royals Prospects is now in session. The list was an aggregate ranking from the opinions of four members of our writing staff, Patrick Brennan, Alex Duvall, Drew Osborne, and Drake Downing. It’s pretty simple. In the table below you will…