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…

Monday Morning Roll Call: 8/26/19

Team Record Time Starting Pitcher DSL Royals1 41-29 9:30 AM TBD AZL Royals 32-23 12:30 PM TBD Burlington Royals 37-28 5:30 PM TBD Wilmington Blue Rocks 78-53 5:30 PM TBD Lexington Legends 63-68 6:05 PM TBD Omaha Storm Chasers 55-76 7:05 PM TBD Northwest Arkansas Naturals 53-76 7:05 PM Brady Singer Who’s Hot?

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: 8/24/19

2019 Shadow Draft: Part Two First of all, let’s take a look at my signings.  In real life, 4 of the 16 guys I drafted did not sign.  Bryce Osmond, Jake Rice, Ross Carver, and Spencer Jones did not sign.  Rice was dealing with an injury and didn’t even get drafted.  I drafted Jones in…

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…

Monday Morning Roll Call: 8/12/19

Team Record Time Starting Pitcher DSL Royals1 33-24 9:30 AM TBD DSL Royals2 26-34 9:30 AM TBD Burlington Royals 31-21 5:30 PM TBD Lexington Legends 57-61 6:05 PM TBD Omaha Storm Chasers 52-67 7:05 PM Foster Griffin Northwest Arkansas Naturals 47-69 7:10 PM Scott Blewett Idaho Falls Chukars 26-24 8:05 PM TBD Who’s Hot? Omaha…

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,…

What happened to Frank Schwindel?

As the baseball season begins to wind down, we reflect on what went well and what can be improved upon next season.  We look back on all the great plays and the players who made them.  We look back on the impact of rookies, and what this season meant for them and how it will…

Wednesday Morning Roll Call: 8/7/19

Team Record Time Starting Pitcher DSL Royals1 32-21 9:30 AM TBD DSL Royals2 25-31 9:30 AM TBD Burlington Royals 27-20 5:30 PM TBD Wilmington Blue Rocks 65-48 6:00 PM Jonathan Bowlan Kansas City Royals 41-74 6:10 PM Glenn Sparkman Omaha Storm Chasers 50-64 7:05 PM TBD Northwest Arkansas Naturals 45-66 7:10 PM Scott Blewett Who’s…

NWA Week in Review: July 29 – August 4

Weekly Record: 1-5 Overall Record: 45-64, 14-27 second half Standings: 4th, 8.5 GB The Naturals had another rough week.  Jackson Kowar threw a 4-hit gem in their only win on the week.  Kowar went 8.0 innings Saturday earning the victory walking no one and recording 6 strikeouts.  Holden Capps threw a perfect 9th inning to close it out. …

Minor League Minutes: 8/5/2019

An update on the struggling Blue Rocks offense I would assume that, if you’re reading this, you’re probably familiar with the fact that the Royals core of offensive prospects at High-A Wilmington have struggled mightily in 2019. Here is the current team stats leaderboard in the Carolina League Final line on Brady Singer: 5 IP,…