Here's a look at how top prospects, as well as some other notable players, are performing so far in offseason leagues.
After signing utility man Chris Owings last week, the Royals moved quickly at the Winter Meetings and signed speedy outfielder Billy Hamilton to be their center fielder. The Royals also added two right-handers Sam McWilliams and Chris Ellis in the Rule 5 Draft, hoping one or both could be the next Brad Keller, who was…
Hoping to find another Brad Keller, the Royals added right-handers Sam McWilliams and Chris Ellis through Thursday's Rule 5 Draft.
One of the first questions one might wonder about the Royals' signing of Billy Hamilton this week is: Where will he hit in the lineup?
Royals manager Ned Yost has made no secret of his disdain for the shift. So, when Yost was asked in his media session at the Winter Meetings on Tuesday about Major League Baseball's discussion on whether to ban the shift, he was quick to answer: "Eliminate them. Do it now."
When the Royals hired former Cardinals manager Mike Matheny as a special assistant to the general manager last month, GM Dayton Moore knew the rumors likely would start: That Matheny was being put in place to be manager Ned Yost's eventual successor. But Moore said he sincerely isn't thinking that far down the line.
The Royals made the signing of former Reds free-agent outfielder Billy Hamilton official, inking him to a one-year deal on Tuesday afternoon.
After the Royals signed free agent Billy Hamilton on Tuesday, what's next for Kansas City? Well, it likely won't be dealing Whit Merrifield, who led the Major Leagues in hits (192) and stolen bases (45) last season.
The Arizona Fall League announced its 2018 Top Prospects team on Monday morning.
Today, we look at the franchise icons for each team -- the guy who, if he were traded, would break the hearts of the local fans. Some of them, to be fair, stretch the definition of "icon"; you'll notice that more frequently with clubs that are in the midst of a rebuild.