Minor League Minutes: 7/27/19

MLB Debut: Josh Staumont Staumont was drafted as a hard throwing project out of Azusa Pacific University. Everyone agreed the fastball command needed work and the secondary stuff needed to develop. He was a thrower, not a pitcher. Now, with most of that behind him and much better off speed pitches, Staumont made his MLB…

Minor League Minutes: 7/22/19

Ryan O’Hearn is on fire in Omaha To say that Ryan O’Hearn has been struggling in Kansas City this season would be an understatement. Remember July 31, 2018 when he was called up to make is MLB debut? In his second MLB at bat, O’Hearn hit his first home run, and didn’t seem to slow…

Ryan O’Hearn is on fire in Omaha

To say that Ryan O’Hearn has been struggling in Kansas City this season would be an understatement. Remember July 31, 2018 when he was called up to make is MLB debut? In his second MLB at bat, O’Hearn hit his first home run, and didn’t seem to slow down the rest of the season.  He…

Minor League Minutes: 7/15/19 – Royals make a trade

MLB Debut: Bubba Starling Bubba Starling finally made his MLB Debut for the Royals. Starling was drafted in 2011 from Gardner-Edgerton High School in Gardner, Kansas. His road to the majors was a long and tough one but many Royals fans can now celebrate his arrival. Royals Trade Bailey for Kevin Merrell The Royals made…

Minor League Minutes: 6/22/19

Homer Bailey trade scenarios (yeah, I’m doin’ this) I can’t believe I’m saying this, but I think someone is going to trade for Homer Bailey. It seems crazy to say since he was a train wreck of injury and ineffectiveness for four years, but he’s found some glimmer of his old self in Kansas City.…

How good has Ryan O’Hearn been with the Royals?

To the amazement of many, Ryan O’Hearn was called up by the Royals on July 31, 2018.  In the social media universe there was a lot of concern, with many asking, “Why O’Hearn over Frank Schwindel?” After all, O’Hearn was having a very lackluster season in his second year at the AAA level.  In 100…

Royals call up Ryan O’Hearn

Without a corresponding move announced, there was this Royals nugget announced in the middle in a flurry of other major baseball news. #Royals calling up prospect 1B Ryan O’Hearn, sources tell The Athletic. — Robert Murray (@ByRobertMurray) July 31, 2018 The first speculation that comes to mind is this either has to do with a…

Royals Farm Report Mid-Season Top 100: 30-26

Hello and welcome. It feels like forever since we did our first ever Top 100 list this winter. We’ll be updating our lists throughout the year to include new prospects, but we’ll vote on a new top 100 twice a year. One mid-season, one in the offseason. In case you missed our last top 100 segment, here…

2018 Omaha Storm Chasers Season Preview

Spring Training is over and baseball is happening all over the country.  Well at least Major League baseball is happening and soon Minor League baseball will be happening too.  The Royals recently released their minor league rosters so today we will be taking a look at my favorite Royals Minor League club, the Omaha Storm…

2017 Royals Prospect Rankings: 15-11

This is the eleventh 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 15-11 in our rankings. As we get into the top…