Posted on February 19, 2013 by mlbdirtstaff
The Kansas City Royals traded the likes of Wil Myers, Jake Odorizzi, and Mike Montgomery and still have one of the deepest farm systems in all of baseball. The system is loaded with high potential players in the low minors that get scouts’ attention.
Below are our top 16 prospects with 2013 opening day age, position, and comments on each player. Below the top 16 is a small list of additional notable names. Enjoy.
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Posted on June 8, 2012 by Andrew Martin
A long spate of losing seasons has put the Kansas City Royals in the position of drafting high in the MLB drafts over the past two-plus decades. However, it has only been recently that the organization has been recognized for accumulating one of the best collections of prospects in the game, with the hope that enough of them will blossom into players capable of leading the major league team out of the second division. With Mike Moustakas and Eric Hosmer having graduated to man the corner spots at the big league level, the Royals are hoping that someone will emerge to claim the middle of the infield, a notorious weakness for years. As things currently stand, it looks like shortstop Christian Colon might be that player. (more…)
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Posted on January 12, 2012 by Jonathan C. Mitchell
The Kansas City Royals saw top prospects Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas, Danny Duffy, Salvador Perez, and Johnny Giavotella all graduate out of prospect status and into Big Leaguers in 2011.
To most teams, that would have been a huge blow to their farm system. But it wasn’t to the Royals. Sure, it took a hit on a top 3 farm system but the team has had success with international signings and recent drafts that have kept their system from falling when it graduates that many solid prospects.
Below are my top 16 prospects with 2012 opening day age, position, and comments on each player. Below the top 16 is a small list of additional notable names. Enjoy.
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