Kansas City Royals minor league players

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Below is a partial list of minor league baseball players in the Kansas City Royals system.

Scott Blewett[edit]

Scott Blewett
Kansas City Royals
Pitcher
Born: (1996-04-10) April 10, 1996 (age 21)
Baldwinsville, New York
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Scott Thomas Blewett (born April 10, 1996) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Kansas City Royals organization.

Blewett attended Charles W. Baker High School in Baldwinsville, New York.[1] As a senior, he was the Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year for New York.[2] Blewett was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the second round of the 2014 MLB Draft.[3][4] He made his professional debut with the Burlington Royals.

Blewett played 2015 and 2016 with the Lexington Legends and started 2017 with the Wilmington Blue Rocks.[5]

Andrew Edwards[edit]

Andrew Edwards
Kansas City Royals
Pitcher
Born: (1991-10-07) October 7, 1991 (age 26)
Gilbertsville, Kentucky
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Andrew D. Edwards (born October 7, 1991) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Kansas City Royals organization.

Edwards attended Marshall County High School in Benton, Kentucky and played college baseball at Rend Lake College and Western Kentucky University.[6] He was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 19th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft.[7] The Royals added him to their 40-man roster after the 2016 season.[8] He was designated for assignment on July 30, 2017, to make room for Melky Cabrera who was acquired in a trade with the Chicago White Sox.

Samir Dueñez[edit]

Samir Dueñez
Kansas City Royals – No. 67
First baseman
Born: (1996-06-11) June 11, 1996 (age 21)
Macuto, Vargas, Venezuela
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Samir Yarin Dueñez De Sousa (born June 11, 1996) is a Venezuelan professional baseball first baseman in the Kansas City Royals organization.

Dueñez signed with the Kansas City Royals as an international free agent in July 2012.[9] The Royals added him to their 40-man roster after the 2016 season.[8]

Foster Griffin[edit]

Foster Griffin
Kansas City Royals
Pitcher
Born: (1995-07-27) July 27, 1995 (age 22)
Orlando, Florida
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Fred Foster Griffin (born July 27, 1995) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Kansas City Royals organization.

Griffin was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the first round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft out of The First Academy.[10][11][12] He signed on June 10,[13] and was assigned to the Burlington Royals, where he posted a 3.21 ERA in 28 innings pitched. Griffin spent 2015 with the Lexington Legends where he went 4-6 with a 5.44 ERA. In 2016, Griffin split time between Lexington and the Wilmington Blue Rocks, where he posted a combined 6-4 record and a 5.43 ERA between the two teams. He spent 2017 with both the Wilmington Blue Rocks and the Northwest Arkansas Naturals where he went a combined 15-7 with a 3.35 ERA between both clubs.[14]

Tim Hill[edit]

Tim Hill
Kansas City Royals
Pitcher
Born: (1990-02-10) February 10, 1990 (age 27)
Sylmar, California
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Timothy Hill (born February 10, 1990) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Kansas City Royals organization.

Hill was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 32nd round of the 2014 MLB Draft out of Bacone College. The Royals added him to their 40-man roster after the 2017 season.[15]

Nicky Lopez[edit]

Nicky Lopez
Kansas City Royals
Shortstop
Born: (1995-03-13) March 13, 1995 (age 22)
Naperville, Illinois
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Nicholas Lopez (born March 13, 1995) is an American professional baseball shortstop in the Kansas City Royals organization.

Lopez attended Naperville Central High School in Naperville, Illinois and played college baseball at Creighton University.[16] He was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the fifth round of the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft.[17][18]

Lopez made his professional debut with the Burlington Royals.[19] He started 2017 with the Wilmington Blue Rocks and was promoted to the Northwest Arkansas Naturals during the season.[20] He finished 2017 with a combined .279 batting average with 2 home runs and 38 RBI's between the two clubs. After the season, the Royals assigned Lopez to the Surprise Saguaros of the Arizona Fall League.[21]

Richard Lovelady[edit]

Richard Lovelady
Kansas City Royals
Pitcher
Born: (1995-07-07) July 7, 1995 (age 22)
Hinesville, Georgia
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Richard Tyler Lovelady (born July 7, 1995) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Kansas City Royals organization.

Lovelady attended First Presbyterian Day School in Macon, Georgia and played college baseball at East Georgia State College and Kennesaw State University.[22] He was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 10th round of the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft.[23]

Lovelady made his professional debut with the Arizona League Royals and was promoted to the Idaho Falls Chukars during the season.[24] He started 2017 with the Wilmington Blue Rocks and was promoted to the Northwest Arkansas Naturals.[25]

Ryan O'Hearn[edit]

Ryan O'Hearn
Kansas City Royals – No. 66
First baseman
Born: (1993-07-26) July 26, 1993 (age 24)
Frisco, Texas
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Ryan Patrick O'Hearn (born July 26, 1993) is an American professional baseball first baseman in the Kansas City Royals organization.

O'Hearn played college baseball at Sam Houston State University. He was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the eighth round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft.[26] He made his professional debut with the Idaho Falls Chukars.[27][28] O'Hearn started 2015 with the Lexington Legends and was promoted to the Wilmington Blue Rocks during the season.[29]

Ashe Russell[edit]

Ashe Russell
Kansas City Royals
Pitcher
Born: (1996-08-28) August 28, 1996 (age 21)
Fairland, Indiana
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Ashelee "Ashe" Brenton Russell (born August 28, 1996) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Kansas City Royals' organization.

Russell attended in Cathedral High School in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was the Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year for Indiana both his junior and senior seasons.[30][31] As a sophomore, he went 12–1 with a 1.23 earned run average (ERA) with 101 strikeouts and as a junior he was 8–1 with a 0.88 ERA and 74 strikeouts.[32]

Russell was selected by the Kansas City Royals as the 21st overall pick in the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft.[33] Russell signed with the Royals,[34] and was assigned to the Burlington Royals, where he posted a 4.21 ERA in 36.1 innings pitched. Russell only played two games in 2016 for the AZL Royals, where he posted a 9.00 ERA in those two games.[35]

Edward Salcedo[edit]

Edward Salcedo
Kansas City Royals
Third baseman / Outfielder
Born: (1991-07-30) July 30, 1991 (age 26)
La Vega, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Edward Starlin Salcedo (born July 30, 1990) is a Dominican third baseman in the Kansas City Royals organization.

Salcedo signed with the Atlanta Braves on February 23, 2010, to a minor league contract. His $1.6 million signing bonus is the largest the Braves have ever given to an international prospect. The Braves say they regard the 6-foot-3 Salcedo as a first-round talent who is projected as a strong offensive and defensive player. He was named the 9th best Atlanta Braves prospect according to Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus.[36] Salcedo's playing career was delayed due to suspicions about his valid age. He was once considered the top international prospect back in 2007 and was offered a $2.7 million signing bonus by the Cleveland Indians but was voided by the United States government due to his age.[37]

On January 13, 2014, he was invited to spring training. The Braves traded Salcedo to the Pirates for Bryton Trepagnier on February 5, 2015.[38] He was traded to the Kansas City Royals in August 2015.[39]

Sam Selman[edit]

Sam Selman
Kansas City Royals – No. 68
Pitcher
Born: (1990-11-14) November 14, 1990 (age 27)
Austin, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Left

Samuel Ayres Selman (born November 14, 1990) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Kansas City Royals organization.

Selman was drafted by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 14th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft out of St. Andrew's Episcopal School in Austin, Texas. He did not sign and played college baseball at Vanderbilt University for the Commodores from 2010 to 2012.

Selman was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the second round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft.[40] He signed with the Royals and made his professional debut with the Idaho Falls Chukars, recording a 2.09 earned run average (ERA) and 89 strikeouts in 60 13 innings. Selman played for the Wilmington Blue Rocks in 2013. In a game against the Potomac Nationals in August, Selman was removed after eight no-hit innings due to pitch count.[41] Selman started 2014 with the Double-A Northwest Arkansas Naturals and was promoted to the Triple-A Omaha Storm Chasers in August.[42]

Josh Staumont[edit]

Josh Staumont
Kansas City Royals
Pitcher
Born: (1993-12-21) December 21, 1993 (age 23)
La Habra, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Joshua Tyler Staumont (born December 21, 1993) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Kansas City Royals organization.

Staumont attended La Habra High School in La Habra, California and played college baseball at Azusa Pacific University. He was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the second round of the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft.[43] He became the highest selected players from Asuzsa Pacific.[44] He made his professional debut that year with the Arizona League Royals and was later promoted to the Idaho Falls Chukars. In 2016 Staumont pitched for the Wilmington Blue Rocks and Northwest Arkansas Naturals.[45][46] After the season, he played in the Arizona Fall League.

Eric Stout[edit]

Eric Stout
Kansas City Royals
Pitcher
Born: (1993-03-27) March 27, 1993 (age 24)
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Eric Stout (born March 27, 1993) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Kansas City Royals organization.

Stout was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 13th round of the 2014 MLB Draft out of Butler University.[47] The Royals added him to their 40-man roster after the 2017 season.[48]

Chase Vallot[edit]

Chase Vallot
Kansas City Royals
Catcher
Born: (1996-08-21) August 21, 1996 (age 21)
Youngsville, Louisiana
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Chase Anthony Vallot (born August 21, 1996) is an American professional baseball catcher in the Kansas City Royals organization.

Vallot attended St. Thomas More School in Lafayette, Louisiana. As a senior, he hit .545 with 13 home runs and 60 runs batted in.[49] He won numerous awards that year including Louisiana's Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year and Farm Bureau-Louisiana Sports Writers Association Mr. Baseball.[50][51][52] He was also named the Louisville Slugger Player of the Year.[53] During his career he hit .456 with 25 home runs in 65 games.[54]

Vallot was drafted by the Kansas City Royals with the 40th overall pick in the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft.[55][56] Vallot signed with the Royals, and was assigned to the Burlington Royals, where he posted a .215 batting average with 7 home runs and 27 RBI's.[57]

Nolan Watson[edit]

Nolan Watson
Kansas City Royals
Pitcher
Born: (1997-01-25) January 25, 1997 (age 20)
Indianapolis, Indiana
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Nolan Michael Watson is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Kansas City Royals organization. The Kansas City Royals drafted him 33rd overall in the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft. He attended Lawrence North High School.

At the time of the 2015 draft, Watson was 5–1 with Lawrence North, withan 0.63 ERA and 70 strikeouts in 44 2/3 innings. Prior to the draft, he was ranked 56th by Baseball America's annual rankings of prospects.[33]

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Triple-A (Omaha)[edit]

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Double-A (Northwest Arkansas)[edit]

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Pitchers

  • 22 Evan Beal
  • 14 Andy Ferguson Injury icon 2.svg
  • 27 Pedro Fernandez
  • 26 Ashton Goudeau
  • 57 Tim Hill
  • 35 Jake Kalish
  • 28 Zach Lovvorn
  • 38 Jake Newberry
  • 23 Emilio Ogando
  • 41 Corey Ray
  • 39 Luis Rico
  • 25 Jared Ruxer
  • 17 Sam Selman
  • 33 Matt Tenuta

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Class A-Advanced (Wilmington)[edit]

Wilmington Blue Rocks roster
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Infielders

  •  3 D. J. Burt
  • 15 Chris DeVito
  •  4 Jecksson Flores
  • 12 Wander Franco
  •  7 Nicky Lopez
  •  8 Travis Maezes

Outfielders

  • 34 Roman Collins
  • -- Brandon Downes Injury icon 2.svg
  • 11 Cody Jones
  • 24 Anderson Miller
  •  6 Tanner Stanley


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Class A (Lexington)[edit]

Lexington Legends roster
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  • 28 Anthony Bender
  • 11 Geoffrey Bramblett
  • 19 Garrett Davila
  • 36 Andre Davis
  • 30 Travis Eckert
  • 22 Grant Gavin
  • 18 Ofreidy Gomez
  • -- Arnaldo Hernández ‡
  • 21 Walker Sheller
  • 33 Vance Tatum
  • 27 José Veras
  • 29 Jace Vines
  • 25 Matthew Wynne

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Infielders

  • 13 John Brontsema
  • 12 Gabriel Cancel
  •  1 Angel Castellano
  • 26 Joe Dudek
  •  3 Manny Olloque
  •  7 Emmanuel Rivera

Outfielders

  • 24 Marten Gasparini
  • 16 Nick Heath Injury icon 2.svg
  •  9 Khalil Lee
  •  2 Rudy Martin
  •  8 Kort Peterson


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Advanced Rookie (Burlington, Idaho Falls)[edit]

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  • 57 Luis Alcantara
  • 49 Michael Austin
  • 32 Sal Biasi
  • 43 J. C. Cloney
  • 28 Felix Familia
  • 58 Jordan Floyd
  • 44 Yerelmy Garcia
  • 41 Daniel Garmendia
  • 16 Carlos Hernandez
  • 60 Joey Markus
  • 37 Connor Mayes
  • 17 Michael Messier
  • -- Tad Ratliff
  • 38 Andres Sotillet
  • 27 Daniel Tillo
  • 35 Nathan Webb

Catchers

  • 24 Michael Arroyo
  • 31 Jesus Atencio
  •  3 Sebastian Rivero

Infielders

  • 21 Dennicher Carrasco
  • 29 Benji Cash
  • 18 Ryan Dale
  • 13 Jeison Guzman
  •  4 Jose Marquez
  •  7 Oliver Nunez

Outfielders

  •  2 Cal Jones
  • 25 Seuly Matias
  • 26 Reed Rohlman
  •  6 Jose Sanchez


Manager

  • 33 Omar Ramirez

Coaches


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Idaho Falls Chukars roster
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Pitchers

  • -- Andrew Beckwith
  • 29 Geoffrey Bramblett
  • -- Holden Capps
  • 36 Robert Garcia
  • 26 Jeremy Gwinn
  • -- Danny Hrbek
  • 11 Janser Lara
  • 24 Christopher Marte
  • 28 David McKay
  • -- Josh Mitchell
  •  4 Damon Olds
  • 35 Julio Pinto
  • 22 Michael Silva

Catchers

  • 20 Freddy Fermin
  • 52 Chris Hudgins
  • 32 Darrell Miller

Infielders

  •  1 Offerman Collado
  • 23 Julio Gonzalez
  • 14 Logan Gray
  • 49 Robby Rinn
  • 18 Tyler Straub
  •  5 Jake Wakamatsu

Outfielders

  •  8 Amalani Fukofuka
  •  9 Dalton Griffin
  •  3 Jonathan McCray
  •  7 Cristhian Vasquez


Manager

  • 17 Justin Gemoll

Coaches


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Rookie (Arizona)[edit]

Arizona League Royals roster
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  • -- Donato Auguste
  • 26 Anthony Bender
  • 49 Dillon Drabble
  • 31 Tyler Fallwell
  • 62 Felix Familla
  • 45 Jeremy Gwinn
  • 33 Garrettson Harris
  • 23 Rex Hill
  • 39 Colton Howell
  • 38 Taylor Kaczmarek
  • 28 Ismael Maldonado
  • -- Leandro Mendez
  • 43 Michael Messier
  • 40 Cody Nesbit
  • -- Gerson Pinales
  • 59 Jorge Rodriguez
  • 35 Ashe Russell
  • 14 Gustavo Tejada
  • 50 Nathan Webb
  • 47 Matt Wynne
  • -- Angel Zerpa

Catchers

  • 29 Jesus Atencio
  • -- Felix Familia
  • 36 Mike McCann
  •  2 Sebastian Rivero

Infielders

  • 21 Offerman Collado
  • -- Nicolas Febres
  •  1 Jeison Guzman
  • 25 Jose Marquez
  • 22 Oliver Nunez
  • -- Hector Pineda
  • 11 Robby Rinn

Outfielders

  • 15 Joel Arias
  •  6 Dalton Griffin
  •  4 Cal Jones
  • 17 Seuly Matias

Designated hitters

  • 19 Jake Wakamatsu

Manager

  •  8 Darryl Kennedy

Coaches


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Foreign Rookie (Dominican)[edit]

Dominican Summer League Royals roster
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Pitchers

  • 55 Brian Abreu
  • 22 Donato Auguste
  • 25 Rovaldis Cabrera
  • 37 Delvin Capellan
  • 31 Adriam Castillo
  • 17 Kelvin De Los Santos
  • 49 Jeisson Fana
  • 15 Adan Frias
  • 40 Kelvin Gonzalez
  • 29 Wilmer Jimenez
  • 35 Yonathan Matos
  • 39 Victor Medina
  • 36 Miguel Medrano ‡
  • 33 Leandro Mendez
  • 36 Braulio Nunez
  •  3 Gerson Pinales Injury icon 2.svg
  • -- Junior Reyes ‡
  • 57 Carlos Sanchez
  • 32 Albert Valdez
  • 23 Warling Vicente
  • -- Alejandro Viloria ‡
  • 53 Angel Zerpa

Catchers

  • 38 Felix Familia
  •  8 Nicolas Febres
  • 43 Paul Mondesi

Infielders

  • 23 Brayant Aponte
  •  6 Maikel Garcia
  • 13 Rubendy Jaquez
  • 27 Hector Pineda
  •  9 Ismaldo Rodriguez
  •  1 Rafael Romero

Outfielders

  • 28 Dayton Biegel
  • 11 Yenrrys Mendez
  • 12 Reynin Reynoso
  • 19 Edickson Soto
  •  7 Rando Vargas


Manager

  • Miguel Bernard

Coaches

  • Sergio De Luna (coach)
  • Jose Gualdron (hitting)
  • Onil Joseph (hitting)
  • Gustavo Martinez (pitching)
  • Ramon Martinez (pitching)
  • Pedro Rosario (coach)


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