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Princely trio of sluggers ready to become Royals

No. 3 overall prospect Witt posts regal numbers at upper levels
November 19, 2021

Each offseason, goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club. The Royals are coming ... the Royals are coming! The backbone of Kansas

Royals’ McBroom recalls wild long ball

Omaha slugger breaks bat on homer, trots bases with handle
September 2, 2021

The box score of Tuesday night’s game between Omaha and Toledo preserves a record of Ryan McBroom’s 25th homer of the season. It was the long ball that vaulted him into a four-way tie for the Triple-A lead and extended the gap for the Storm Chasers in a game they’d


Consecutive homers marks fourth time the Royals prospects have gone back-to-back in 2021
July 15, 2021

Despite back-to-back home runs in the third inning from Bobby Witt Jr.* and Nick Pratto*, the Northwest Arkansas Naturals could not overcome a large deficit early on, falling to the Arkansas Travelers 9-5 on Wednesday night. After the top of the third inning, the Travelers led 8-0 and the Naturals

Royals invite Witt, Lynch, Lacy to spring camp

Three Top-100 prospects lead loaded group headed to Arizona
February 5, 2021

It could be a big weekend in Kansas City. After that, KC fans might want to turn their attention toward the youth movement headed to Arizona in a few short weeks. The Royals are bringing Top-100 prospects Bobby Witt Jr., Daniel Lynch and Asa Lacy to Major League Spring Training

State of the System: Kansas City Royals

Kowar, Lynch look to follow lead of fellow hurlers Singer, Bubic
October 28, 2020

Starting in October and running through the end of the year,'s State of the System series will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of each Major League organization, highlights prospects who've made the biggest strides in 2020 and offers a peek at 2021. Much was made of the previous generation

The Show Before the Show: Episode 263

Royals' Witt discusses road after being No. 2 pick, fatherly advice
June 18, 2020

Check out the latest episode of The Show Before the Show,'s official podcast. A segment rundown is listed below, in case you want to skip to a particular section. Like the podcast? Subscribe, rate and review "Minor League Baseball podcast" on iTunes. The podcast is also available via Spotify,

Meet the Nationwide Road to the Show Ambassadors

Abrams, Kelenic, Rodriguez, Rutschman, Witt making waves
May 21, 2020

This season Minor League Baseball introduces a new content series, "The Road to the Show™, Presented by Nationwide,” which will follow five of MiLB’s top prospects during the 2020 season. The series will give baseball fans a behind-the-scenes look at the prospects, learn who they are on and off the

Toolshed dream lineup: The 20-year-olds

Kelenic, Patiño lead strong class of those playing at 20 in '20
March 31, 2020

There may be no Minor League Baseball games yet, but that's not going to stop us from dreaming about lineups.In the coming weeks, Toolshed will craft the best possible prospect lineups, sorted by age. The opening edition focused on teenagers. This time, we turn our attention to prospects entering their age-20

Farm system rankings: 21-and-under talent

Padres, Braves, Cardinals battle for title of best young core
February 25, 2020

With the 2020 season rapidly approaching, is looking at the state of all 30 farm systems and ranking them in different ways. After looking at position-player prospects (30-21, 20-11, 10-1) and pitchers (30-21, 20-11, 10-1), the third installment focuses on prospects who will be 21 years old or younger

Farm system rankings: Position players, 30-21

Witt leads next-gen Royals; Tigers' Greene striving for more
February 10, 2020

With the 2020 season rapidly approaching, looks at the state of all 30 farm systems and ranks them in several different ways. This first installment, broken into three parts, focuses on position players and considers the quality and quantity of top talent currently in each system. So, without further

Prospect Roundup: Games of June 30

Astros' Tucker blasts slam; Cardinals' Arozarena logs four hits
July 1, 2019

Astros OF Kyle Tucker, Triple-A Round Rock: 1-for-2, HR, 2 BB, 4 RBI, 2 R -- Houston's second-ranked prospect crushed the second grand slam of his career in the Express' 7-6 win over the Storm Chasers. He wasted no time doing so, clearing the bases in his first trip of