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Omaha's Staumont fans 12 on dominant night

No. 3 Kansas City prospect allows just one hit across six innings
April 13, 2017

Though the numbers didn't reflect it, Josh Staumont felt like his season debut last week wasn't all bad. After his home bow Thursday night in Omaha, there's no debating how good the righty pitched.Kansas City's No. 3 prospect matched a career high with 12 strikeouts over six one-hit innings and

Royals Prospect Primer: Arms in focus

Strahm, Staumont rising quickly; Zimmer, Russell hoping to rebound
March 23, 2017

Some players are on the verge of stardom, others are entering a crucial phase of their development and still others are getting their first tastes of full-season ball. With the 2017 season approaching, takes a look at the most intriguing prospects from each MLB organization.Major League-ready: Matt Strahm: LHPStrahm

2017 Prospect Projections: AL Central

Indians outfield prospect Zimmer might help defending AL champs
January 24, 2017

This is the third in a six-part series that uses FanGraphs' Steamer600 projections to look at how prospects would fare over a full Major League season. The system bases its forecast on 600 plate appearances for position players, 450 plate appearances for catchers, 200 innings for starting pitchers and 65