2017 Royals Prospect Rankings: #1

This is the seventeenth and final piece of the second edition of Royals Farm Report’s Prospect Rankings; as we came out with our first top 30 list in July. We’ve expanded our horizons on these rankings, deciding to come out with a top 100 list. This post will cover number 1 in our rankings. As we get…

Prospect Watch: Nick Pratto

It says a lot about an organization’s farm system when the 18-year-old they just drafted in the first round instantly becomes the top-rated prospect. It says a lot, unfortunately none of it is good. That was exactly what occurred when the Royals drafted 1B Nick Pratto in the 1st round of the 2017 Draft. That’s…

Updated Royals Prospect Rankings: 5-1

The is the sixth and final installment of our updated Royals prospect rankings. This will cover #5 to #1. 5. 3B/OF Hunter Dozier DOB: 08/22/1991 B/T: R/R Current Level: AAA ETA: 2017 For the most part it’s been a lost season for one of the Royals top prospects, Hunter Dozier. He’s struggled with both an…

Previewing the AZL Royals

Starting today, many young players will start/continue a long road to the major leagues. This includes many Royals draftees and signees embarking on their road to Kauffman Stadium.  The AZL Royals get things started up tonight at 9:00 CT, as games for the Arizona League are starting up. We’ll take you through the roster. A…

Scouting Royals Draft Picks Part I: Rounds 1 and 2

This is the first installment of our draft review series. This one covers rounds 1 and 2. 1.14 – 1B Nick Pratto DOB: 10/6/1998 School: Huntington Beach High School (CA) B/T: L/L The Royals received mix reviews with their first selection. I personally, liked the pick. Heading into the draft, I though Pratto had one…

Royals ink deal with 1st round pick Nick Pratto

                          The Kansas City Royals have inked a deal with their 1st round selection, Nick Pratto. Drafted on Monday, the California high school first baseman has signed with the Royals for a reported $3.75 million.  Pratto had a commitment to USC, but there…