Category Archives: Kansas City Royals

Scouting Report: Bubba Starling (OF)

BLUF: If you can dream it, Starling can become it – both good and bad. The Player: Bubba Starling (OF, Kansas City Royals) – Taken fifth overall in 2011, Starling signed for a $7.5 million signing bonus and passed up … Continue reading

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2013 Kansas City Royals Top 15 Prospects

Entering the 2011 season the Royals were widely considered to have the absolute best minor league system in all of baseball, and arguably, one of the best in the recent history of the game. They have graduated several prospects to … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Royals 2012 Top 15 Prospects

Kansas City Royals 2012 Top 15 Prospects (1/11/12) Even with the graduation of Mike Moustakas and Eric Hosmer, the Royals 2012 Top 15 list was still a monster. My analysis of that system had both some hits and misses along … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Cheslor Cuthbert (3B)

BLUF: Raw offensive ceiling with some average and power, but bat-only projection. The Player: Cheslor Cuthbert (3B, Kansas City Royals) – Signed as a 16-year old by the Royals and debuted in the Arizona Complex League in 2010 with a … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Jorge Bonifacio (OF)

BLUF: Shows ability with four tools and has solid all-around potential in right field. The Player: Jorge Bonifacio (OF, Kansas City Royals) – Signed by the Royals in December 2009 and made his pro debut in the DSL in 2010. … Continue reading

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Scouting the Swap: Non-Waiver Deadline Passes

I got tied up at the ball park with some Nick Castellanos interviews yesterday but I wanted to circle back and hit the scouting reports on the prospects involved in the flurry of trades leading up to yesterday’s non-waiver trade … Continue reading

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2012 Post-Draft Notes: American League Central

Chicago White Sox With their first two picks in the draft, in the first and supplemental first rounds, the White Sox added some serious juice to their minor league system. The 13th overall pick, outfielder Courtney Hawkins, offers some of … Continue reading

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2012 Impact Prospects: American League Central

The balance of power in the American League Central shifted dramatically over the off-season. With the Tigers signing of Prince Fielder and the rebuilding efforts that appear to be underway in several other Central Division cities, the Tigers appear poised … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Will Myers (OF)

Bottom Line Up Front (BLUF): Potential for tremendous offensive contributions in the middle of the lineup with solid outfield defense. The Player: Will Myers (OF, Kansas City Royals) – Myers was popped in the third round by the Royals in … Continue reading

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2012 Kansas City Royals Top 15 Prospects

Heading into the 2011 season the Royals were seen as having one of the best minor league systems the game had ever seen. After graduating stud prospects like Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas to the big leagues, and several high … Continue reading

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