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The Starting 9 (April 3rd-6th)

Our weekly look at the top performances in the Kansas City Royals minor league system. An abbreviated week with multiple rainouts in the system but none the less the Royals had a couple excellent showings from Wilmington.  Also included a few Storm Chasers got their season off to outstanding starts.  Remember age, level matter when considering the performances of each week.         1. Za ...

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Roster Crunch? Not Really

The past couple years have seen real decisions needing to be made by the front office in regards to trying to decide which players they need to protect from the Rule V draft.  That isn't really the case this year thanks to late season moves that have already added players to the 40 man roster. There are a couple intriguing players in Cheslor Cuthbert the once highest paid international signee in Royals hist ...

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Minor Questions

Here are a few questions that the Royals should want to get answered this season. Can Kyle carry the load? Words are out that Ervin Santana is seeking $100M.  That seems high but it illustrates that the Royals need their young pitching to lead the way for them and leading that pack is Kyle Zimmer.  Zimmer has all the makings of a #1 starter when you talk about size and pitching repertoire but the results we ...

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The Prospect Depth Chart – Third Base

Once a week during the offseason I will be breaking down the depth chart of the individual positions in the Roayls organization ultimately leading to my Top 40 ranking of Royals prospects. #1 Cheslor Cuthbert - The young Nicaraguan corner infielder who the Royals gave $1.35 million to hasn't put up an impact month of baseball since July of '11. With the struggles, Cuthbert has seen the shine on his former T ...

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Diamonds in the Rough 9.6

(Photo Jake Rose Photography) The roles reversed on Thursday as Omaha lost and Wilmington won their playoff games while Idaho Falls dropped their season finale.  HR Roll Call Max Ramirez (18) Matt Fields (18) Jared Schlehuber (5) Nick DelGuice (3)  Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day Cheslor Cuthbert 3-5 2-2b, 2 R, RBI   Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day Jason Adam 7 IP 5 H 2 R 1 ER 3 BB 4 K   Albuqu ...

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Prospect Profile: Orlando Calixte vs Cheslor Cuthbert

After taking a look at writers here at the rankings a few of the PTP Crew put up last week for Kansas City Royals prospects it gave me the idea of comparing the two guys that I am fortunate to see on a regular basis. Background: Cheslor Cuthbert was an international signing Bonus baby in 2009 signing out of the Corn Islands for $1.35 million dollars. Cheslor had a fantastic 2011 season in Kane County leadin ...

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Royals Prospect Reports: Brett Eibner and Cheslor Cuthbert

  Brett Eibner CF 6’3 195 lb. R/R 12/2/88 2010 2nd Round (signed for $1,250,000) Run: He is a solid average runner. Clocks usually around 4.35-4.43(55) Range: He gets good jumps on balls and takes good routes. The only issue is he’s not a burner so his range is limited in CF. He would fit in better in RF. (50) Arm: His arm is Plus plus in the outfield and is a weapon. Shows incredible arm strength and ...

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Royals Minor League Notes

Down and to the Left The Royals made the move yesterday to promote Chris Dwyer while also moving Mike Montgomery down to AA. via Bob Dutton KC Star “Everybody felt it was the right thing to do for a brief period of time,” Moore said. “We want to get him back on the attack, loading up throwing downhill at 95-96 instead of trying to make pitches at 90-92 and hitting spots. “We need to get him back on the atta ...

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Diamonds in the Rough 7.11

Royals affiliates split the four games they played Wednesday.  HR Roll Call Matt Fields (7)  Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day Wil Myers 2-3 2b, RBI, R    AAA All Star MVP Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day Aaron Brooks 7 IP 4 H 0 R 0 ER 0 BB 6 K    AAA All Star Game PCL 3 IL 0 Wil Myers was named MVP of the AAA All Star game after going 2 for 3 with a double, an RBI and a run scored.  His teammates Ryan ...

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The Halfway Point Prospects of Note: Wilmington Blue Rocks

5: Brian Fletcher 6’0 190lbs 1b/LF .289/.353/.411, 5 HR, 25RBI, 15 2B, 51K/19BB Brian Fletcher is the son of former Major Leaguer Scott Fletcher. Brian relies on his bat solely to maintain prospect status. He is a well below average defender in the OF, and struggles at 1st defensively. At the plate he has a violent swing with good bat speed. Brian really enjoys swinging hard if he sees a pitch he likes he’s ...

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Diamonds in the Rough 6.26

Royals affiliates went 2-3 with losses in both rookie leagues.  HR Roll Call Cheslor Cuthbert (5)    Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day Cheslor Cuthbert 2-4 HR, 2 R, 4 RBI Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day Will Smith 7.2 IP 5 H 1 R 0 ER 0 BB 7 K 80/103 Strikes/P     Omaha Storm Chasers 5 Oklahoma City RedHawks 1 Ten days between starts is all lefty Will Smith needed to find his groove.  The Roy ...

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Diamonds in the Rough 6.8

3-2 for the Royals affiliates with both losses coming by the Blue Rocks HR Roll Call Anthony Seratelli (10) John Whittleman (10) Brian Fletcher (2,5) Cheslor Cuthbert (1,3) Jake Kuebler (2) Orlando Calixte (9)   Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day Salvador Perez 5-5 4 R, RBI   Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day Noel Arguelles 7 IP 6 H 1 ER 1 BB 2 K 10 GO        Omaha Storm Chasers 11 Ro ...

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Diamonds in the Rough 6.4

Sorry folks more of an abbreviated version of the Diamonds since I'm tired from so much draft coverage.  HR Roll Call None     Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day Cheslor Cuthbert 2-2 2b, R, RBI Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day Justin Marks 7 IP 7 H 0 R 2 BB 6 K     Memphis Redbirds 5 Omaha Storm Chasers 1 The Chasers offense couldn't get much working against Memphis on Monday putting toge ...

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Cheslor Cuthbert; The Story of Struggle at 19 by Zach Mortimer

Follow Zach @Baseballspects   Cheslor Cuthbert came to Spring Training 2012 with a new bold body. The story was that Cuthbert struggled in the end of 2011 because he “wasn’t in the best baseball shape”. The body wasn’t awful but Cuthbert looked like he had enjoyed McDonalds on his roadtrips which is understandable for an 18 year old kid from Nicaragua in the Midwest League. From the sources I have spok ...

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Diamonds in the Rough 5.6

2-2 day by the Royals affiliates.  HR Roll Call Clint Robinson (6) Cody Clark (4) Wil Myers (9) Mario Lisson (4) Cheslor Cuthbert (1)  Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day Clint Robinson 2-2 HR, 3R, 3BB, 2 RBI Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day Aaron Brooks 6 IP 5 H 2 ER 0 BB 9 K   Omaha Storm Chasers 10 Oklahoma City RedHawks 7 It is cute how the RedHawks have actually threatened to win a game in Werner Pa ...

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Diamonds in the Rough 5.1

1-2 day for the Royals franchise on the minor league fields.  HR Roll Call Christian Colon (2), Mario Lisson (3) Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day Cheslor Cuthbert 2-5 2b, R, 3 RBI, SB Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day Bryan Paukovits 2 IP 1 H 0 R 2 K Nashville Sounds 8 Omaha Storm Chasers 5  Well on the bright side at least it wasn't a walkoff loss for Omaha on Tuesday.  Starter Will Smith struggled in the ...

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Diamonds in the Rough 4.22

A two for three day with the Kansas City Royals affiliates thanks to good pitching by Nate Adcock and Edwin Carl.  HR Roll Call Cheslor Cuthbert (1) Brian Fletcher (2) John Whittleman (3) Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day Daniel Mateo 3-4 2b, RBI Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day Nate Adcock 8 IP 5 H 1 ER 1 BB 4 K 12-2 GO/FO Omaha Storm Chasers 2 Nashville Sounds 1 Nate Adcock continued his good start in AAA ...

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Diamonds in the Rough 4.6

The Royals affiliates only took one victory home Friday night despite solid starts from both Vin Mazzaro and Jake Odorizzi. Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day Tony Abreu 3-4 3b, HR Your browser does not support iframes. Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day Jake Odorizzi 5 IP 3 H 0 BB 0 R 8 K Albuquerque Isotopes 5 Omaha Storm Chasers 2  Albuquerque 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 5 12 0 Omaha 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 7 0 W: Savage ...

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Breaking Down the Minor League Rosters

Louis Coleman photo via Minda Haas   Kane County Cougars Pitchers:  Scott Alexander, LHP 6th Rd 2010 Aaron Brooks, RHP 9th Rd 2011 Eric Cantrell, RHP 7th Rd 2010 Edwin Carl, FA RHP 17.8 K/9 career 33 appearances Jonathon Dooley, RHP 26th Rd 2010 Santiago Garrido, RHP IFA  BP Mike Giovenco, RHP 14th Rd 2010 Nick Graffeo, RHP 38th Rd 2010 Jason Mitchell, RHP 15th Rd 2010 Kellen Moen, RHP 7th Rd 2011 Brooks Po ...

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Remembering their Age

I've been paying attention to the Royals minor leagues and the players in it for so long that I like a few other fans out there forget the ages of these guys sometime.  Mike Montgomery has been in the system since 2008 which by minor league standards can feel like a very long time but in baseball terms is pretty short.  By comparison look at the pitchers ahead of Montgomery in the most recent Top 100 by Bas ...

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