MLB Pipeline Unveils Updated Royals Top 30 Prospects

Photo Credit: John Sleezer/The Kansas City Star MLB Pipeline released their updated top 100 prospects on Tuesday night, and with that comes a new top 30 prospect list for each organization. 2017 first rounder Nick Pratto headlines the Royals top 30. The Huntington Beach, CA native is praised by MLB Pipeline for being a “lefty-swinging,…

Top 30 Kansas City Royals Prospects

1. 1B Nick Pratto DOB: 10/06/1998 B/T: L/L Current Level: Rookie ETA: 2021 Nick Pratto wouldn’t of been my first choice at pick #14, but that doesn’t mean I’m not a fan of Pratto’s profile. Heading into the draft, I thought Pratto was the best high school hitter available. He has a wonderful hit tool…

Updated Royals Prospect Rankings: 10-6

This is the fifth installment of our updated Royals prospect rankings. This post will cover #10 to #6. 10. 1B Samir Duenez DOB: 06/11/1996 B/T: L/R Current Level: AA ETA: 2018 Throughout his career, Duenez has received mixed reviews as a prospect. The Royals thought high enough of him to protect him from the Rule…

Updated Royals Prospect Rankings: 15-11

This is the fourth installment of our updated Royals prospect rankings. This post will cover #15 to #11. 15. SS Nicky Lopez DOB: 03/13/1995 B/T: L/R Current Level: AA ETA: 2019 Drafted in the 4th round of last year’s draft out of Creighton, Nicky Lopez had made a good impression early on in his professional…

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…

Updated Royals Prospect Rankings: 20-16

This is the third installment of our updated Royals prospect rankings. This post will cover #20 to #16. 20. 2B/SS Corey Toups DOB: 02/12/1993 B/T: R/R Current Level: AA ETA: 2018 One of the more professional hitters in all of the Royals system, Toups seems to be a player that could have a smooth transition…