Monthly Archives: September 2016

My pick for Royals minor league Pitcher of the Year

For the second straight season, right-hander Kevin McCarthy pitched at three levels with the KC Royals. However this season, he will finish the season in the big leagues. That, and his minor league numbers, earned him my Royals Minor League … Continue reading

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Royals announce minor league Players and Pitchers of the Year

With one day to spare, the KC Royals finally announced their Players and Pitchers of the Year for all eight of their minor league affiliates. At tomorrow night’s Royals game, they will honor all 16 players. Over the last week, … Continue reading

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My pick for Royals Minor League POY

In 2015, the KC Royals minor league system was stocked with pitchers who had outstanding seasons. In 2016, some of those pitchers took a step back and more offensive players burst onto the scene. None of those offensive players made … Continue reading

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My picks for rookie level Players and Pitchers of the Year

The KC Royals have three rookie level affiliates (besides the DSL) and below I will choose my Player and Pitcher of the Year for all three teams. For Idaho Falls, Player of the Year was an easy choice. Catcher Meibrys … Continue reading

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My picks for Low-A Lexington Player and Pitcher of the Year

It was another disappointing season for Low-A Lexington, as they had a losing record (52-87, worst in the South Atlantic League). My choice for Player of the Year is catcher Xavier Fernandez. In 92 games, he hit .259 with 15 … Continue reading

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My picks for High-A Wilmington Player and Pitcher of the Year

It was a disappointing season in Wilmington with each half pretty much being over one month in (54-84 overall and least amount of wins EVER). Every time the Blue Rocks had a good offensive player, he was promoted and yet … Continue reading

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My picks for Double-A NWA Player and Pitcher of the Year

Double-A NW Arkansas had the best season of any of the KC Royals full season affiliates: they made the playoffs (though they finished with an overall losing record). Quite a few of their players had successful seasons. My Player of … Continue reading

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