Monthly Archives: November 2014

Looking back at Royals prospects: #11, #10, #9

The next three on MLB.com’s KC Royals top prospect rankings at the end of July consisted of three of their newest players: all 2014 draft picks and all three were high schoolers. Let’s start with right-hander Scott Blewett, who came … Continue reading

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Looking back at Royals top prospects: #12 Orlando Calixte

Shortstop Orlando Calixte took a slight drop in MLB.com’s top prospect rankings for the KC Royals, dropping two spots to number 12. Calixte was back in Double-A, as his season began late due to visa problems (he missed all of … Continue reading

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Looking back at Royals top prospects: #13 Bubba Starling

Centerfielder Bubba Starling was another player who took a big drop in MLB.com’s KC Royals prospect rankings in July (he was ranked eighth in their preseason rankings). Starling has the tools to play Gold Glove caliber defense in the Majors. … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

I hope you are all enjoying your Thanksgiving, spending it with family and friends and eating lots of good food. What are you thankful for? I am thankful that my parents have supported me my whole life and I could … Continue reading

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Royals acquire Jackson from Dodgers

The KC Royals acquired infielder Ryan Jackson from the LA Dodgers for cash considerations. He also now takes the open spot created when Jayson Nix elected free agency. The Dodgers had designated Jackson for assignment on Monday. They had claimed … Continue reading

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Looking back at Royals top prospects: #14 Sam Selman

MLB.com dropped lefty Sam Selman one spot from their preseason ranking to number 14 on the KC Royals prospect list. The biggest issue for Selman dating back to his college days at Vanderbilt has been his lack of command. I … Continue reading

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Royals news and notes

The KC Royals have been fairly quiet so far this offseason. Here are a few things that happened concerning the team this week. Jayson Nix chose free agency rather than the Triple-A assignment. Meaning, the Royals do not have to … Continue reading

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