Minor League Minutes: 8/24/19

2019 Shadow Draft: Part Two First of all, let’s take a look at my signings.  In real life, 4 of the 16 guys I drafted did not sign.  Bryce Osmond, Jake Rice, Ross Carver, and Spencer Jones did not sign.  Rice was dealing with an injury and didn’t even get drafted.  I drafted Jones in…

Monday Morning Roll Call: 8/12/19

Team Record Time Starting Pitcher DSL Royals1 33-24 9:30 AM TBD DSL Royals2 26-34 9:30 AM TBD Burlington Royals 31-21 5:30 PM TBD Lexington Legends 57-61 6:05 PM TBD Omaha Storm Chasers 52-67 7:05 PM Foster Griffin Northwest Arkansas Naturals 47-69 7:10 PM Scott Blewett Idaho Falls Chukars 26-24 8:05 PM TBD Who’s Hot? Omaha…

Wednesday Morning Roll Call: 8/7/19

Team Record Time Starting Pitcher DSL Royals1 32-21 9:30 AM TBD DSL Royals2 25-31 9:30 AM TBD Burlington Royals 27-20 5:30 PM TBD Wilmington Blue Rocks 65-48 6:00 PM Jonathan Bowlan Kansas City Royals 41-74 6:10 PM Glenn Sparkman Omaha Storm Chasers 50-64 7:05 PM TBD Northwest Arkansas Naturals 45-66 7:10 PM Scott Blewett Who’s…

Saturday Morning Roll Call: 7/27/19

DSL Royals1 (27-20) @ 9:00 am DSL Royals2 (22-25) @ 9:00 am Wilmington Blue Rocks (62-42) @ 5:00 pm Starting  Pitcher: Kris Bubic (ERA 3.13) Who’s Hot: At the end of three, the Blue Rocks trail it 4-1. Perkins getting the Rocks on the board with an RBI single in the 3rd to score Schultz,…

Minor League Minutes: 6/11/19

2018 Draft Class Review: Pitcher Roundup – 6/10/19 In the past week we saw Brady Singer get knocked around in his second AA start; While Bubic brought the funk with 10 strikeouts and a big time bounce back performance. Kowar evaded trouble early and often as he continues to display his durability, and Lexington suddenly…

Royals Add Staumont, Blewett, and Hernandez to 40-Man Roster

The Royals have added three RHPs to their 40-man roster.  Josh Staumont, Scott Blewett, and Arnaldo Hernandez are one step closer to their dreams of pitching in the major leagues. Josh Staumont has a big arm and can hit triple digits with his fastball.  His control has always been his issue.  Alex wrote about him…

Scott Blewett Proving it in the AFL

Scott Blewett is tearing up the Arizona Fall League.  Fresh off the AFL Pitcher of the Week Award, Blewett put up another strong outing for the Surprise Saguaros Friday.  Blewett threw 5.0 innings allowing no runs on just 1 hit, no walks, and 6 K the day after the Saguaros gave up 21 runs putting…

Royals Prospect Database for the Arizona Fall League

News: All Royals Staff Pitches Shutout AFL Week in Review: October 9-14   UPDATE:  The Royals have added a seventh player to the AFL roster.  RHP Arnaldo Hernandez joins the other six Royals guys in Arizona.  I will post Arnaldo at the bottom if you want to read more about him. OCTOBER 9:  The Royals…

Royals Farm Report Mid-Season Top 100: 20-16

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 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…

Prospect Watch: Scott Blewett

Upstate New York is a beautiful place. I played two summers in the New York Collegiate Baseball League and absolutely loved my time out there. Baldwinsville is a picturesque town northwest of Syracuse on the Seneca River and home to Baker High School. It’s not a big town, one high school and a population right…

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…

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…

Scott Blewett Takes the Next Step in 2017

While Brandon Finnegan made the quickest ascent to the majors in the 2014 draft and Foster Griffin will be the Royals’ lone representative in the 2017 All-Star Futures Game, it is perhaps another player that has the highest ceiling among Royals 2014 draftees. The team selected Scott Blewett with the 56th selection out of Baker…