Potential Rule 5 Draft Target: Sterling Sharp

Sharp was surprisingly left unprotected by the Nationals.  The Drury University product was selected by the Nationals in the 22nd round of the 2016 draft.  Sharp is a very athletic player who uses his athleticism to help him repeat his delivery consistently.  Sharp had offers to play basketball at Ball State and Oakland University in…

Potential Rule 5 Draft Target: Jordan Sheffield

Jordan Sheffield is a guy I’ve seen throw in Double-A.  He has the same question mark a lot of potential Rule 5 Draft targets do.  Is he going to throw enough strikes to stick in the big leagues? Sheffield throws hard.  He is a 93 to 96 guy that can occasionally bump it up even…

Should the Royals Protect Nick Heath?

The Royals already have some outfield depth with five guys who are projected to be on the opening day roster.  Alex Gordon will probably be back for another year, Brett Phillips, Jorge Bonifacio, Bubba Starling, and Jorge Soler round out the rest of the outfield.  Soler is really a full time DH so that leaves…

Important offseason dates for the Royals

With the offseason getting started, we’ve seen the Royals decline Alex Gordon’s $23 million mutual option for 2020. Of course there’s still plenty of decisions for Dayton Moore and the Royals to make this off season. Free agency has already started but listed below are important dates for the rest of the off season. November…

Royals lose two in the Rule 5 Draft

With concern boiling among Royals fans about the possibility of losing prospects such as Ryan O’Hearn, Frank Schwindel, and Yunior Marte, the Royals made it out of Thursday’s Rule 5 Draft unscathed in the major league phase of the draft. But in the lesser known portion of the draft, the minor league phases, the Royals…