Looking at the Future of Samir Duenez

Prospect fatigue could be a phrase that you might use to describe Samir Duenez.  After all, it seems like the 22-year-old has been around forever after being added to the Royals 40-man roster in November of 2016.  Duenez is no longer on the Royals top 30 prospect list according to MLB Pipeline or our own…

2018 Northwest Arkansas Naturals Season Preview

Owning probably the best rotation in the Royals minor league system, there are an array of players to watch for the AA affiliate. Team, Level: Northwest Arkansas Naturals, AA Ballpark: Arvest Ballpark 2017 Record: 67-73 Manager: Mike Rojas Team Photo 📷 #NWANaturals #ArvestBallpark #NaturalPastime pic.twitter.com/47lerJPuFd — NW Arkansas Naturals (@nwanaturals) April 2, 2018 Because of…

2017 Royals Prospect Rankings: 20-16

This is the tenth 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 20-15 in our rankings. As we get into the top…

Prospect Watch: Samir Duenez

The Kansas City Royals’ farm system has been well noted for being one of the weaker farm systems in baseball. Despite a relative lack of top-end talent, the Royals do have some players that fly under the radar as guys who could make an impact in the major leagues some day. One of those guys…

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…