Notes on the Royals Rule 5 Draft eligible players

Come December 14th, teams will be looking to take some shots at players that have fallen through the cracks of other organization’s rosters, selecting players in the Rule 5 Draft. Slow development, lack of results, injury, or roster overload are just some of the reasons these players are left unprotected. These selections usually only go…

Prospect Watch: Ryan O’Hearn

Every year there are a couple players in each team’s minor league system that fans will beg to be called up in September due to their performances on the farm. It doesn’t matter what obstacles are in the way, fans want to see “that guy” and they want to see him called up “now.” For…

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…