Things are slow in the sports world until the bowl games get going and then after the first of the year when conference play begins in college basketball. The weekend can’t get here soon enough. We have bowl games starting on Friday, three very interesting college basketball games, seven bowl games and three NFL games on Saturday, and the NFL on Sunday. But … [Read more...] about The Thursday Motley Crew: Baseball America releases the Royals’ Top 10 prospects list
Bobby Witt Jr.
Royals drop series opener to Twins 11-9 The Kansas City Royals scored in the top of the first inning in the opening game of a three game series in Minnesota but it was not enough. One run was nowhere near enough in this game. Both pitching staffs struggled mightily in an 11-9 Minnesota Twins win over the Royals on Friday night. Glenn Sparkman started on the mound for … [Read more...] about Friday Rewind
Bubba Starling promoted to the major leagues On Thursday the Royals announced that outfielder and Kansas City native Bubba Starling will be promoted to the major leagues prior to Friday’s game at Kauffman Stadium. Bubba just played in the Triple-A All-Star game. He’s having his best season in the minors. A move will need to be made to make room for him on the 40-man roster. … [Read more...] about Thursday Rewind
Wednesday was a pretty slow day for sports news of interest in Kansas City. The Big 12 preseason media poll was released and the local teams were not at the top. Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs won awards at the ESPYS. Big 12 Football The Big 12 Preseason football poll was released on Wednesday. Oklahoma received 68 first place votes. Texas received 9 first place votes … [Read more...] about Wednesday Rewind
The Royals introduced their top draft pick Bobby Witt Jr. to the media on Wednesday. Witt signed for just under $7.8 million. He received the second largest bonus ever only behind Gerrit Cole’s $8 million when he signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2011. Witt will get a few weeks to rest before reporting to Arizona to likely play with the Royals’ rookie team. … [Read more...] about Royals introduce top draft pick Witt