Join Today! Become A Baseball America Insider

2018 Kansas City Royals Instructional League Roster

royals-900x635

The Royals fall instructs roster features four prospects from their midseason Top 10, including Brady Singer, the organization's top overall prospect.

MJ Melendez, Nick Pratto and Seuly Matias are also listed on the roster. So are two of the three players acquired in June's Kelvin Herrera trade, outfielder Blake Perkins and righty Yohanse Morel.

The full team is below.

#Pitchers (20)HTWTB/TDOBAGEHOMETOWNACQUIRED2018 CLUB
58Abreu, Brian6-2194R/R6/3/9919San Francisco de Macoris, DRFA - 2016DSL Royals 2
39Alcantara, Adrian6-1178R/R8/29/9919Santo Domingo, DRFA - 2017AZL Royals
45Bryant, Noah6-2200R/R10/15/9819Bainbridge, GA17th Round - 2018AZL Royals
44Frias, Adan6-0200L/L5/18/9919Arraijan, PanamaFA - 2016AZL Royals
59Garcia, Heribert6-0190R/R10/2/9918Bolivar, VEFA - 2018DSL Royals 1
43Garcia, Yerelmy6-2180R/R11/5/9522Juan Baron, DRFA - 2015Burlington
26Haake, Zach6-4186R/R10/8/9621Breese, IL6th Round - 2018AZL Royals, Idaho Falls
57Hernandez, Carlos6-4200R/R3/11/9721Guayana, VEFA - 2016Lexington
50Kaufman, Rylan6-4190L/L6/23/9919Friendswood, TX12th Round - 2018AZL Royals, Idaho Falls
73Lara, Janser6-0170R/R8/10/9622San Cristobal, DRFA - 2016Lexington, Burlington, AZL Royals
35Luciano, Elvis6-2184R/R2/15/0018Boca Chica, DRTrade - 2018Burlington
62Maldonado, Ismael6-4170R/R9/28/9522San Cristobal, DRFA - 2012Burlington, Idaho Falls
28Morel, Yohanse6-0170R/R8/23/0018Samana, DRTrade - 2018AZL Royals, DSL Nationals
62Paulino, Anderson6-2200R/R9/12/9819Sabana Grande de Palenque, DRFA - 2017DSL Royals 1
40Singer, Brady6-5180R/R8/4/9622Eustis, FL1st Round - 2018
52Van Buren, Malcolm6-4185R/R7/5/9820Goose Creek, SC31st Round - 2016Burlington
29Wang, Chih6-1230L/L1/24/9919Taichung, TaiwanFA - 2017AZL Royals
41Webb, Nathan6-2215R/R8/20/9721Lee's Summit, MO34th Round - 2016Idaho Falls
32Willis, Marlin6-4190L/L6/5/9820Decatur, GA18th Round - 2017Burlington
49Zerpa, Angel6-0175L/L9/27/9918Anaco, VEFA - 2016AZL Royals
#Catchers (6)HTWTB/TDOBAGEHOMETOWNACQUIRED2018 CLUB
13Emodi, Michael6-4225R/R4/18/9622Omaha, NE11th Round -2018Burlington, AZL Royals
7Fermin, Freddy5-10185R/R5/16/9523Puerto Ordaz, VENFA - 2016Burlington, Idaho Falls
11Hancock, William6-2200L/R10/31/9621Little Rock, AR31st Round - 2018AZL Royals, Lexington
22Melendez, MJ6-1185L/R11/29/9819Daytona Beach, FL2nd Round - 2017Lexington
8Rivero, Sebastian6-1195R/R11/16/9819Mariara, VENFA - 2015Lexington
3Vallot, Chase6-0215R/R8/21/9622Youngsville, LA1st Round (C) - 2014Wilmington, Idaho Falls
#Infielders (9)HTWTB/TDOBAGEHOMETOWNACQUIRED2018 CLUB
25Carrasco, Dennicher5-11195R/R10/12/9522Santo Domingo, DRFA - 2015Lexington
31Eaton, Nathan5-11185R/R12/22/9621Chester, VA21st Round - 2018Idaho Falls
4Garcia, Maikel6-0145R/R3/3/0018La Sabana, VEFA - 2016AZL Royals
1Guzman, Jeison6-2181L/R10/8/9819Santo Domingo, DRFA - 2015Lexington, Burlington
9James, Tyler5-10162R/R9/14/9621Slidell, LA25th Round - 2017Idaho Falls
6Jaquez, Rubendy5-11174S/R2/13/9919Salcedo, DRFA - 2015AZL Royals, Idaho Falls
23Jones, Travis6-4210R/R9/29/9522Humble, TX29th Round - 2017Wilmington, Lexington
36Marquez, Jose6-0175S/R10/7/9720Puerto La Cruz, VEFA - 2014Burlington, Idaho Falls
18Pratto, Nick6-1195L/L10/6/9819Huntington Beach, CA1st Round - 2017Lexington
#Outfielders (7)HTWTB/TDOBAGEHOMETOWNACQUIRED2018 CLUB
27Cole, Eric5-11170S/R1/17/9721Southlake, TX4th Round - 2018Burlington
19Hicklen, Brewer6-2208R/R2/9/9622Huntsville, AL7th Round - 2017Lexington, Wilmington
21Isbel, Kyle5-11183L/R3/3/9721Fontana, CA3rd Round - 2018Lexington, Idaho Falls
15Lueck, Jackson6-1170S/R2/19/9721Orlando, FL8th Round - 2018Wilmington, Lexington, AZL Royals
24Matias, Seuly6-3204R/R9/4/9820Puerto Plata, DRFA - 2016Lexington
17Negret, Juan Carlos6-1190R/R6/19/9919La Habana, CubaFA - 2018Burlington
0Perkins, Blake6-1165S/R9/10/9622Litchfield Park, AZTrade - 2018Wilmington, Potomac
royals-900x635

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.

Are you a member?

In order to access this exclusive content you must have a Baseball America Account. 

Login or sign up  

of Free Stories Remaining