Strong Pitching Leads To A Quartet Of Titles On Royals' Farm
Although the big league team is in flux, the Royals' minor leagues are bursting with pitching prospects who helped their teams win four championships.
Kris Bubic: 2019 Kansas City Royals Minor League Player Of The Year
The former Stanford southpaw had dramatically improved one of his secondary pitches, setting him on a path to dominate two Class A levels.
Talented Wilmington Trio Down But Not Out
The Royals believe prospects Nick Pratto, MJ Melendez and Seuly Matias will learn from their struggles in the Carolina League.
Royals Land Draft Target Bobby Witt Jr.
The Royals had scouted the five-tool Witt for more than a year before using the No. 2 overall pick to draft him.
Royals See A Lot To Like From Nathan Eaton
Though he may have been a 21st-round pick, Eaton supplies athleticism, power, speed and versatility the Royals covet.
Richard Lovelady Keeps Things Funky
The lefty reliever took criticism to heart and created his unusual delivery, complete with low three-quarters arm slot.
Brady Singer Expands His Repertoire
Chosen 18th overall in 2018, Singer did not pitch after signing, but used his down time to regroup and add new pitches to his arsenal.
Kyle Zimmer Remains Loyal To Royals
The Royals stuck with the 2012 first-rounder through a litany of injuries; now Zimmer can repay that loyalty after an intense offseason training regimen.
Royals Go Back To The Rule 5 Well
The Royals doubled up on Rule 5 picks, taking Sam McWilliams and Chris Ellis, with the hope that one or both can duplicate the results of Brad Keller.
Grant Gavin Chases Life-Long Dream
The Kansas City native grew up a Royals fan and took another step toward his goal of pitching off the Kauffman Stadium mound in 2018.