The story of the Royals terrible, no good, very bad trade

*and this has nothing to do with Brandon Maurer If you have been following along with the moves involved in this year’s trading deadline, you probably saw this trade between the Milwaukee Brewers and Chicago White Sox that broke on Twitter this afternoon. Source: Brewers getting Joakim Soria. — Mark Feinsand (@Feinsand) July 26, 2018…

Daily Royals Minor League Recap, May 25, 2018: Oaks keeps rolling

(20-28) Omaha Storm Chasers 11, (20-29) Round Rock Express 1 WP: Trevor Oaks (3-3) LP: David Hurlbut (1-4) Trevor Oaks allowed six hits and one run in seven innings for the @OMAStormChasers tonight. Struck out four, walked none. Induced seven groundouts. — Royals Farm Report (@RoyalsFarm) May 26, 2018 (23-25) Northwest Arkansas Naturals 3, (24-24)…

Trevor Oaks will make his MLB Debut today

Right handed pitcher Trevor Oaks is being called up to Kansas City as the 26th man for the Royals and will be starting game one of Saturday’s doubleheader.  Oaks was acquired from the Dodgers in the Soria/Alexander trade in January and is listed as the #10 prospect in the Royals organization according to Royals Farm…

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…

Evaluating the Soria/Alexander Trade

One thing is for certain, with or without Hosmer, a rebuilding project is going to take place in Kansas City. Last night, the Royals seemed to signal the beginning of that rebuild by engaging in a three-team trade, sending Scott Alexander to the Dodgers and Joakim Soria to the White Sox. In return, the Royals…

Scouting Recent Acquisition Trevor Oaks

Trevor Oaks features a great sinker that allows him to be a very effective ground ball pitcher. At least that’s how Andrew Friedman described it. It absolutely destroys bats. There is late arm-side run with sink and guys just don’t square it up well. He works low-90s with the sinker from a three-quarters angle. Oaks also throws a…